Saturday, April 4, 2009

Stephen Colbert hilariously mocks Twitter (link roundup)

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Colbert's at his best in this interview of Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. But the most uncomfortable moment is when Colbert simply lets Stone explain that Twitter is building "value" instead of "profit." Via.

And a few more links:

1. Relatedly, Mark Cuban says Twitter is for old people. I wonder if that's true.

2. Photoshop Disasters points out that new glamour photo of Reggie Bush and Kim Kardashian strongly indicates that Reggie Bush is a vampire.

3. Proposed law in Massachusetts will make it illegal for consenting, competent adult 60 years old and over to pose for nude photos.

4. Boston Globe editor says good journalism is "shockingly expensive" and uses as an example the fact that in 2002, the Globe spent more than $1 million to investigate and report on sexual abuse of children by priests. Anybody here think the media's ability to ferret out that scandal decades (centuries?) after it started represents a triumph of the old way of reporting news? Via.

*Previously: How to announce you're on Twitter.

*Buy vampire posters at eBay.

2 comments:

  1. I have lived in Mass my whole life, and I have laughed at the insanity of our "Blue Laws", written by the puritans (Our 18th century fundamentalist christians). And this is one law I wish they passed!

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  2. I don't want to know what happened to make someone want to pass this law.

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