Archive For The “Greatest Hits of the Interworld” Category
I loved Jane magazine in my early twenties. It wasn’t as obsessed with the man-pleasing aspects of young womanhood as Cosmo, and it wasn’t as fashion-crazed as other magazines geared toward my demographic. It was balanced. So of course it ceased publication in 2006 because I can’t have nice things. XOJane is… well… not Jane. [...]
Spotted this doozy on Quora this afternoon. Where does one get “whiskey flavoring,” anyway?
Nothing’s shocking in Craigslist’s missed connections, but these “man seeking pregnant woman” are curious to me. I see probably one a month. It just seems so brazen. For one thing, if she’s pregnant I’d say there’s a pretty good chance she’s got a man in her life. Maybe he’s her husband. In which case, what [...]
Taco Bell has undertaken a big social media push to promote its new gourmet “Cantina Bell” menu by offering two-for-one ”Cantina Bowls.” The offer can be claimed on the company’s Facebook page. I think it’s a brilliant move. Surely Taco Bell is aware of its reputation. Their marketing team has no doubt heard countless snickers at [...]
My new favorite thing to read on the Internet, besides freaky Craigslist missed connections, is bad Yelp reviews. I’ve always sort of halfheartedly used Yelp — sometimes I’ll get bored and write a flurry of reviews, and I often consult it when looking for places to eat out of town. Most people on Yelp take [...]