Snopes It, People

I've been around this Interweb thing long enough to remember a seemingly endless line of chain emails. "Bill Gates" and his "AOL Email Forwarding Tracking System" promised to give the winner -- they would be chosen from a pool of those who forwarded the email -- a cool $50k. Because he had nothing better to … Continue reading Snopes It, People

Blogging 365, Day 62: I Got Praise!

Don’t let this dog-and-pony show of a blog mislead you – I actually do have what it takes to create effective social media buzz that will drive customers to your door. At least that’s what the people at Pizza Today have said. Here’s why. Every now and then, I will write Facebook posts for my … Continue reading Blogging 365, Day 62: I Got Praise!

Blogging 365, Day 51: The Last Virgin Mobile Post

UPDATE 2/21/13: In the midst of Virgin Mobile's outage that they are now quietly acknowledging, I got this interesting text today: I clicked on the link and it took me here (click image to enlarge or go directly to site): Ahem. So I went ahead and called my voicemail and it told me exactly what … Continue reading Blogging 365, Day 51: The Last Virgin Mobile Post

This. Is. Not. Funny.

I often wonder why some stories make the news or some stuff goes viral. And I guess I’m not helping by publicizing it here but anyway… Take the story of these girls who, according to everyone on the Internet (or at least Yahoo!), pulled the “best yearbook prank ever.” In case you missed it, here … Continue reading This. Is. Not. Funny.

My First Celeb Retweet: @pennjillette

I’m pretty jazzed about this. I’d been following Penn Jillette on Twitter for a few months because I think he’s an interesting guy: magician, outspoken atheist, musician, and a great storyteller. And after listening to his Penn’s Sunday School podcasts today at work I came to the conclusion that the man knows everyone. Shortly after … Continue reading My First Celeb Retweet: @pennjillette