All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘1984’

Taylor Swift And Katy Perry Feud Is About To Get Worse, ‘1984’ Gets Registered

The Taylor Swift – Katy Perry feud has lasted longer than some families did in Game of Thrones, and without the body count. It’s an open secret that Swift’s “Bad Blood” is about her feud with the 30-year-old Perry and now that the track has dropped and is reigning supreme, fans were wondering what Perry’s next move would be. The …

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Ben & Jerry’s Introduces Ice Cream-Filled Burrito with Apple Ad Parody

On April 20, a holiday for people who like appetite enhancers, Ben & Jerry’s is debuting an ice cream-filled burrito in its scoop shops. Sorry, I meant “BRRR-ito”, “We’re always on the hunt for new ways to eat our ice cream. What better way than wrapped in a BRRR-ito?!? Your two favorite flavors, topped with a fudge drizzle and cookie …

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Apple’s Iconic, Creepy 1984 Ad Turns 30

On January 22nd, 1984, Apple unveiled one of the most famous advertisements of all time on the biggest night in advertising. The minute-long commercial would introduce the Macintosh personal computer and would only be shown once, on CBS, during the third quarter of Super Bowl XVIII (with a minor exception). The ad sparked controversy, and Apple was even hit with …

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1984 Book Sales Spike Due To NSA Scandal

Nearly everyone knows what the phrase “Big Brother” means in a political discussion – a government that keeps a close eye on its people’s comings and goings, a surveillance state. Surprisingly few people these days know that the phrase comes from George Orwell’s dystopian science fiction novel, 1984. That, it seems, is rapidly changing. In the wake of recent revelations …

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NSA Chief Denies Existence Of Domestic Spying Program

The National Security Agency, at least according to it’s Web site, “exists to protect the nation.” A recent Wired article claimed that the agency had taken up a new duty – spying on American citizens. In an article titled, “The NSA Is Building The Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say)”, Wired writer and NSA expert James Bamford detailed …

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