Archive for May, 2013
“Burgers are awesome. No, seriously. Grilled meat with melted cheese, smoky bacon, crispy greens, and sinus-clearing dijon? And they look cool, too. If you like burgers, we’ll be friends.”
May. 23, ‘13: — Wondering where I’ve been? Finishing up the new City Notes site. It might look a little familiar.
“The Veronica Mars and Zach Braff projects have brought tens of thousands of new people to Kickstarter. 63% of those people had never backed a project before. Thousands of them have since gone on to back other projects, with more than $400,000 pledged to 2,200 projects so far.”
May. 9, ‘13: — Kickstarter’s recent success with Hollywood celebrities reminds me of Twitter’s four years ago. Although I wonder how many of Ashton Kutcher’s first million Twitter followers are still active users today.
May. 8, ‘13: Dialup out, broadband in. It doesn’t get more clear than this. At the end of March, almost 2.7 million people still subscribed to AOL service, the company reported this morning. That’s about where Netflix stood at the end of 2004. … Continue reading →
“What makes NPR reporters’ names so particularly mellifluous? There’s that pleasing alliteration — Allison Aubrey, Louisa Lim, Carl Kassell…”
May. 7, ‘13: — Great story idea by the Atlantic. But how can you write about amazing NPR names without mentioning Corey Flintoff?
“Yeah, I’m a sheep. I go right with it. I got an iPad mini for no reason. Had three iPads already. Went and got an iPad mini for no reason at all.”
May. 2, ‘13: — T-Pain: just like us.