The internet of bees can't be any dumber than the Internet we humans have, can it?
Here's Nick Dentons's memo on today's top Gawker story, an anonymous first-person account of a date with politician Christine O'Donnell, celebrating its "brilliant packaging" and other fine qualities. His advice for journalists: "it's better to get out of the way of the pictures."
Top Six Funniest Comments in the 'Idaho Statesman' on the New "Consultancy" Firm Founded by Larry Craig
From the Idaho Statesman, on the occasion of the founding of New West Strategies LLC: 1. "I'm glad he was able to 'tap' into some new business." 2. "Consultation on restrooms?" 3. "'Once you're free of it, you really realize how free you really are,' Craig told the Idaho Falls Post Register. Indeed, Mr.Craig! (Is that 'Dancing Queen' by Abba I hear playing in the background?)" 4. "If Kohler or American Standard ever decide to bring out a line of extra-wide toilets, Larry would be the ideal consultant." 5. "Can't wait to read his book: Family Values – The Republican Way. I'm sure it will be endorsed by [...]
Kidding! This parenting blog gravy train is pretty awesome though. And, thanks to a big article in the LA Times about how they are all product-scarfing prostitutes, the mommy bloggers are all up in arms today. (Most hilarious sentence: "Kraft Foods curried favor with mommy bloggers by bringing some to Los Angeles for the Grilled Cheese Invitational, in an effort to get online parents hungry for cheese.") One mommy-blogger, Christine, quoted in the article-she said "My business is not to bash companies. My business is to create buzz for the products and services we enjoy."-had her husband post a defense on her blog! "Wisk laundry detergent recently invited [...]