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Bill Clinton, LivingSocial, and The Ring Bill Clinton, LivingSocial, and The Ring

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Joe South Dies at 72, “Games People Play” Singer Joe South Dies at 72, “Games People Play” Singer
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The music world mourns today as we lose another great favorite and talented musician, Joe South, who passed away on September 5th, 2012. Joe South (born as Joseph Souter) was a well-known session guitarist, and played guitar for other well-known …

Lindsay Lohan Tweets Mysterious Message To Tom Cruise Lindsay Lohan Tweets Mysterious Message To Tom Cruise
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Lindsay Lohan has an interesting Twitter feed. Every now and then, buried between retweets from various adoring fans, you can find a gem of a post, either in the form of a rant, a random observation about life, or a …

Bing’s Tool For Showing How Much Better Bing Is Than Google Struggles With A Search For Itself Bing’s Tool For Showing How Much Better Bing Is Than Google Struggles With A Search For Itself
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Bing launched Bing It On today. It’s a big campaign Microsoft is running, trying to show people that they will prefer Bing results in a blind comparison with Google results. It’s live at BingItOn.com. As I pointed out in a …

Tom Brokaw Hospitalized, Blames It On Ambien Tom Brokaw Hospitalized, Blames It On Ambien
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Tom Brokaw was briefly hospitalized after an incident on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that left him feeling “light headed”; but never fear, fans, Brokaw is just fine and says he took a little too much Ambien early this morning. “After medical …

Sandra Fluke: Future Under Romney Humiliating To Women Sandra Fluke: Future Under Romney Humiliating To Women
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Sandra Fluke, the former Georgetown Law student who found herself in the national spotlight when Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut” for her stance on birth control coverage under health care laws, took the stage last night at the Democratic …

Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August
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If you need any more proof that reddit is not to be disregarded (and really, why would you), they’re happy to provide you cold, hard stats. The coldest and hardest of stats – pageview stats. Let’s not beat around the …

Sonic And Shell Team Up For Tater Tots And Gasoline Sonic And Shell Team Up For Tater Tots And Gasoline

Sonic and Shell have teamed up to bring customers an easy way to save time: order your food while you’re pumping your gas. In a world where everyone is in a hurry and almost anything can be accessed at our …

Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman To Follow Foo Fighters At DNC? Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman To Follow Foo Fighters At DNC?
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Despite a whole lot of people clamoring for Betty White to make an appearance at the Democratic National Convention, rumor has it that three very different actresses will be taking the job instead. According to CNN, Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, …

Club Sandwiches, Honey Boo Boo, and Bono Club Sandwiches, Honey Boo Boo, and Bono

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Google Buzz Is Still Part Of The Twitter Conversation Google Buzz Is Still Part Of The Twitter Conversation

I’m not going to lie. I kind of wanted an excuse to try out Twitter’s new embeddable timelines, but I couldn’t help but notice that there still seems to be an odd amount of mentions of Google Buzz going through …

Drunk Guy Tweets YOLO Moments Before Fatal Car Wreck Drunk Guy Tweets YOLO Moments Before Fatal Car Wreck
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Words. Words sometimes fail you. In a twist of tragic irony, a 21-year-old Ontario, CA man was involved in a brutal car wreck just moments after tweeting the popular catchphrase YOLO. If you’re unfamiliar with YOLO, it’s that super annoying …

Apple Says They Didn’t Give Device IDs To FBI Apple Says They Didn’t Give Device IDs To FBI

The latest Anonymous escapade already has everybody talking. On Monday, the AntiSec branch leaked 1 million Apple device IDs onto the Internet. They claim that the IDs came from a larger dump of 12 million IDs they took from an …

Yahoo Gets A New Executive To Lead Talent Acquisition Yahoo Gets A New Executive To Lead Talent Acquisition

Yahoo announced today the appointment of Jacqueline Reses to the role of Executive Vice President of People and Development. She’ll be responsible for leading HR and talent acquisition. She’ll also lead corporate and business development at the global level. Previously, …

Glenn Beck Boycott: American Airlines In The Hotseat Glenn Beck Boycott: American Airlines In The Hotseat
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Glenn Beck isn’t known for keeping his opinions to himself, so when he’s unhappy with a service, the people in charge are going to know about it. Beck says he was treated rudely on an American Airlines flight recently just …

FBI Claims They Never Had The Leaked Apple Device IDs FBI Claims They Never Had The Leaked Apple Device IDs

Anonymous’ AntiSec branch is back with a vengeance. The group leaked a million Apple device IDs on Monday. They claim to have an additional 11 million IDs just waiting to be leaked. One of the leaked IDs even belonged to …

DNC Livestream on YouTube Blocked, Marked Private [UPDATED] DNC Livestream on YouTube Blocked, Marked Private [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Videos from the convention are appearing on the DNC’s official channel. YouTube says that there was no copyright violation and that it was simply an incorrect error message that users saw on Tuesday night. Here’s their statement: “After Tuesday’s …

Adele: Baby Bump Has Fans Anxious For A Due Date Adele: Baby Bump Has Fans Anxious For A Due Date
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Adele was spotted out-and-about in London yesterday with a growing belly, and fans are eager to know when she’ll give birth. Although the Grammy-winning singer only recently announced she was pregnant, rumors have been flying that she and boyfriend Simon …

If I Could Be Like Mike Ehrmantraut [VIDEO] If I Could Be Like Mike Ehrmantraut [VIDEO]

SPOILER ALERT: Do not watch if you’re not caught up with Breaking Bad. Now, that’s out of the way. Breaking Bad fans, do you love Mike Ehrmantraut? Yeah, I thought so. And apparently, someone out there finds TV’s best grandpa …

Skrillex, Snapple, and Nicki Minaj Skrillex, Snapple, and Nicki Minaj

Follow @BenjySarlin (image) Benjy Sarlin @BenjySarlin Are people still flipping out over that Nicki Minaj line? If rap quotes were serious than NWA actually killed 20,000 people.  Reply  ·  Retweet  ·  Favorite5 hours ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto Follow @RobinMcCauley …

Pirate Bay Founder To Be Deported To Sweden Pirate Bay Founder To Be Deported To Sweden
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The people behind The Pirate Bay were sentenced to various amounts of time in prison back in February for criminal copyright infringement. Three of the four founders were present for the appeals hearing, but one – Gottfrid Svartholm – was …

Michael Clarke Duncan Dies at 54, “Green Mile” Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dies at 54, “Green Mile” Actor
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If you have ever seen the epic movie “The Green Mile,” one of the break-out characters from that movie was John Coffey, played by the talented actor of Michael Clarke Duncan, who unfortunately died on September 3rd, 2012, at the …

Hal David Dies at 91, “Raindrops Keep Fallin” Lyricist Hal David Dies at 91, “Raindrops Keep Fallin” Lyricist
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If you have ever heard or hummed the tune “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head,” you have heard the lyrical work Hal David, who died on Saturday, September 1st, 2012, at the age of 91. In 1957, Hal David (born …

Chad Johnson Tweets About Not Being In Madden, EA Says He’s In Madden Chad Johnson Tweets About Not Being In Madden, EA Says He’s In Madden

Madden NFL 13 came out this week, and quickly sold 900,000 copies on the first day. Not a bad start ahead of the holiday season. Receiver Chad Johnson had the awkward moment when he realized that he’s not part of …