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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Huffington Post’

Will AOL Get Rid Of The Huffington Post Under Verizon?

If you’ve been on the internet today, you probably know that Verizon is acquiring AOL, pending regulatory approval and closing conditions. While the announcement made no claims that AOL’s content properties would be spun off, reports at Re/code have suggested otherwise. As we referenced in an earlier article on the acquisition, Re/Code’s Peter Kafka suggested Verizon could decide to spin …

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Beastie Boys “Girls” Gets Feminist Remake

Remember the Beastie Boys classic 1987 hit Girls? Here’s a few lines in case you need to refresh your memory: Girls, to do the dishes Girls, to clean up my room Girls, to do the laundry Girls, and in the bathroom Girls, that’s all I really want is girls Two at a time, I want girls With new wave hairdos, …

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Christopher Walken Supercut Features 36 Years Of Dancing In Movies

Christopher Walken has already proven his versatility in acting by starring in over a hundred movies since the start of his career. He has also played a number of lead roles in plays, such as Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and Hamlet. Die-hard fans of Walken may have also noticed that the actor is a smooth dancer as well. Now, thanks …

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New York Times Latest SEA Target

In a late Tuesday afternoon digital attack, the New York Times, Twitter and The Huffington Post became the latest reported victims of the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). If you are looking for the latest crossword or list of best sellers, patience is a virtue. The New York Times is offering workaround solutions. Much of Twitter remained accessible and, according to …

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Joan Rivers Calls Adele “Fat,” Makes Fried Chicken Jokes

Joan Rivers is known for her acerbic, often insulting, comedy. However, when the subject of Rivers’ ridicule is an easy target like singer Adele‘s weight, the comedy can easily strike sensitive people as outright mean. On the Late Show With David Letterman Rivers made jokes about Adele’s weight, saying that Adele’s song “Rolling in the Deep” should have “Fried Chicken” …

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HuffPost Live Goes Live Later Today

Today, at 10 am EST, the Huffington Post is finally launching their long ago-announced streaming network, HuffPost Live. First announced back in January (and later previewed in February), HuffPost Live is launching as a 24-hour online news channel – a move that puts it in direct competition with not only other online live news outlets, but cable news as well. …

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Every Juicy Bit Of Sex & Nudity From Game of Thrones…Need I Say More?

[Obligatory but totally obvious NSFW tag] The second season of HBO’s insta-classic drama series Game of Thrones has come to a close, which of course elicits feelings of anguish, rage, depression, and despair. Like any emotional-draining experience, we eventually find acceptance – but only because Breaking Bad is less than a month away. Without fawning any more over a show …

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Huffington Post Adding Third Napping Room

How many times have you been at your desk and had the overwhelming urge to take a nap? What if all you had to do was book the “nap room?” Well that is exactly what life is like at the Huffington Post. Arriana Huffington has been warning of the dangers of sleep deprivation for years now. She had an episode …

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Huffington Post Hires Mehdi Hasan

British journalist Mehdi Hasan, who once referred to all non-Muslims as being “animals,” has been appointed as the Huffington Post’s political director in the U.K. Hasan has parted ways with British left-wing political magazine the New Statesman, though will continue to contribue a weekly column. Below is a clip of Hasan speaking of the Islamic moral high ground, and how …

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AOL Looking To Sell TechCrunch, Engadget…Or Not [Report/Rumor/Update]

Update: According to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, the company is not looking to unload TechCrunch or Engadget. AdAge spoke with him, sharing the following quote: “We are planning to invest in those properties, not sell” them, Mr. Armstrong said in an interview with Ad Age. He admitted that the company has spoken with outside entities about partnerships that would lead …

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Arianna Huffington Free to Concentrate on the Post

For over a year Arianna Huffington has served at AOL’s many media properties as the catch all editor. She is famous as a shrewd negotiator who isn’t afraid to ruffle a few feathers. Her length of influence extended over TechCrunch, MovieFone, MapQuest, and Patch.com, but with the changes at AOL, so also changes her focus on those entities. According to …

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Is AOL Selling the Huffington Post? [Internet Gossip]

There are a couple of different rumors floating around the internet news sites today. They all seem to

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