Tag Archives: social media

If only Trump could kill his presidency with a tweet, the same way he appears to have killed his Muslim ban

The only tiny glimmer of hope we have as a civilization is that Trump is as incompetent as he is corrupt. Sure, the men and women of the intelligence community may eventually get to the bottom of the conspiracy that brought us to this point, assuming there are still Russians left alive for them to […]

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America’s scientists, told that research dollars are drying up and that they face new restrictions on how they discuss their work with the public, join the fight against Trump

While I loved the “I’d call Trump a cunt, but he lacks the depth and warmth” poster at this past weekend’s Women’s March on Washington, and the one the girl was holding that said “Have your wall, but our generation will tear it down,” I think this one (seen above) was my favorite… And, hopefully, […]

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Thank you, Mike Pence, for drawing my attention to Alexander Hamilton

In politics, as in business, it’s long been accepted practice to release bad news on Fridays in hopes of keeping media scrutiny to a minimum… And, I’m sure it was with this in mind that President-elect Donald Trump, this past Friday, released word that he’d agreed to pay a $25 million settlement to former students […]

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Why was there a Tiger in the old Packard plant today? Because Detroit.

Guess what? I made the Metro Times list of The 7 Top Social Media Jokes About The Packard Plant’s Tiger Shoot with my witty Gallery 555 comment. For those of you who don’t know the context, our friend Andy Didorosi was called to the Packard plant this morning to help a buddy of his capture […]

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Are iPhones, social media, selfies and other societal trends fucking up the restaurant business?

My friend Rhonda Crosson, who left a career as a biochemist in Michigan to become a baker in the big apple, recently shared the following from Craigslist NYC. Personally, I suspect it’s fiction, but, as it raises a number of interesting issues concerning how personal technology is impacting the restaurant business, I thought that I’d […]

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