Why Hollywood will come to love Google TV
spytap: spiegelman: No fast-forwarding through ads. Well that’s one less reason for me to get it. You sound like some of my favorite OJTJ commenters and emailers.
Why Hollywood will come to love Google TV
No fast-forwarding through ads.
When people ask me ‘did Mark Twain really mean it to take 100 years for...– This guy, on Mark Twain’s forthcoming autobiography, which is being published a century after his death, per his wishes. (via)
I'M ON A PLANE
Internet Civil Code §3.105(b): A commercial airline passenger who utilizes an in-flight wi-fi service must provide notice of such to every person said passenger is capable of reaching via all available social media services.
Taking another unconventional stand, Kentucky’s Republican Senate nominee Rand...– Rand Paul: Obama’s criticism of BP ‘un-American’ - Yahoo! News (via mikehudack) Because the B stands for Baltimore? Because Jefferson believed in the yeoman wildcatter? Because liberty and freedom means the right to fuck up your neighbor’s fishery? Oh, all of the above!
So, like, people can make new life forms from... →
This better lead to talking dogs.
Facebook Privacy Scanner →
Add the little button to your bookmark bar, sign on to Facebook, click the little button, and it will tell you how private your Facebook settings are.
Taylor Momsen's Naked Ambition
Are headlines the new “boobs in the thumbnail?”
Here's your public interest argument.
cnet: Apple attorney George Riley told detectives that the publication by Gizmodo — part of Gawker Media — was immensely damaging. “People that would have otherwise purchased a currently existing Apple product would wait for the next item to be released, thereby hurting overall sales and negatively effecting Apple’s earnings,” Riley said, according to an affidavit...
The Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean. The amount of volume of oil and...– Tony Hayward, CEO of BP, proving himself a total jackass.
Two particularly unsatisfying answers from this... →
It used to be that I could limit what strangers saw about me to almost nothing. I could not show my profile picture, not allow them to “poke” or message me, certainly not allow them to view my profile page. Now, even my interests have to be public information. Why can’t I control my own information anymore? –sxchen, New York Joining Facebook is a conscious choice by vast numbers of people who...
oh and by the way
before the Internet everyone was just playing Minesweeper AT LEAST NOW THEY READ
The ideas that come from distraction
I was about to read this Daniel Lyons piece in Newsweek, the one that says the Internet is making us immune to irrelevance, the result being our country is going to shit, etc., c.f. our tolerance of Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck. I went to the trouble of clicking the link and, well, got distracted by an ad in the sidebar, just like the article said I would because I’m a link clicking Farmville...
Hollywood’s biggest worry about Kagan might be her philosophy on intellectual...– Why Hollywood should be very nervous about Elena Kagan (via mikehudack)
In our Saturday post about the California Democratic Party’s ad attacking Meg...– Calbuzz (via slarkpope) (via newsweek)
Understanding Sarah Palin
First, watch the Bill O’Reilly interview. Next, go to the Wikipedia entry for “Northern Mockingbird” and replace all references to the bird with “Sarah Palin.” You’ll end up with something like this: Sarah Palin is limited to imitating short units of sound, which she repeats several times before moving on to a new sound. As a result, Sarah Palin sounds much...
Thurgood Marshall called Elena Kagan "Shorty" →
Boom. Qualified. (under miscellaneous)
I was also going to give a graduation speech in Arizona this weekend. But with...– Arnold Schwarzenegger’s commencement address at Emory.
Kagan’s selection also means that the Court will be without a Protestant...– Andrew Pincus.
Today, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs used his official government...– The Heritage Foundation has nothing better to do.
I deleted my Facebook account. You can too. →
(via ericmortensen) God I want to do this. But I stupidly put the OJTJ fan page under my personal account. Anyone who can help me delete my account without endangering the fan page, please email me.
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Nick Robinson: Voters locked out of polling stations, ballot papers running out, scuffles inside polling stations, sit-ins, the police called, some able to vote after 10pm while others were blocked from doing so. What a tragedy that, after a campaign which engaged and energised many who were previously cynical about politics, tonight’s story may be being over-shadowed by the extraordinary...