Earlier today, I posed the following question on SSC’s Facebook fan page (you should “like” us, if you haven’t already . . . #justsaying): Is Lebron James taking the immense PR power of announcing his new NBA team a little too far with his hour-long exclusive announcement on ESPN Thursday night? That question arose from [...]
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My wife makes fun of me for using Twitter. She’s a kindergarten teacher who has to make sure her kids’ mittens are on and doesn’t have time to enter the vast social media world. So when she sees me sitting on the couch, half paying attention to the TV, half paying attention to her, and [...]
Yesterday, while watching President Obama’s press conference, my mind started to wander right after the president’s curt response to Ed Henry. Maybe it was because the camera panned out over the White House Press Corp, those noblest of reporters, and I wondered what would happen if I was a journalist in that room and the [...]
I love technology. I love air conditioning and microwaves, refrigerators and electric blankets. I love being able to write this sentence over 6 times without wasting paper or ink or ribbons. However, technology has numerous negative effects we fail to see because we’re so amazed by the shiny objects in front of our eyes. (And [...]
I watch a lot of TV. From 5pm until 2 am, my TV is on. It doesn’t necessarily mean I’m sitting in front of the sleek screen, but it does mean that I can warm my apartment with the heat that emanates from my LCD. With a lot TV watching comes a lot of DVRing. [...]
I kept up with my 2009 resolution of attending social events last Friday night as I “lurked” at the Social Vibe/Joe Marchese-sponsored Social Media Happy Hour at The Benjamin Hotel. It was your typical incestuous (and not in the bad way. Then again, the term “incestuous”, I guess, is never seen in a positive light) [...]