SIX OF THE BEST… pop-up Twitter accounts

When Pope Benedict XVI was poped* in 2005, I was a member of TotalFark, the unfiltered firehose of user-submitted stories that eventually might make it to the free frontpage of Fark.com. I was watching the [...]

By |February 10th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… things about the “old” internet

Snazzy HTML5 and CSS3! JavaScript libraries! Listicles*! Share buttons everywhere! Advertorial content! Behaviorally-targeted remnant advertising on every page, or placeholders that say "please don't block our ads"! Yes, friends, the internet is full of awesome [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

SIX OF THE BEST… problems that are CNN’s fault

I'm writing this column at the same time as the missing Malaysian Airlines flight news coverage fiasco is going on. Not to belittle the tragedy that is the (probable) death of hundreds of people, but [...]

By |April 16th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments