Take a close look at the icons after certain stories in the ‘latest news’ section of cnn.com
Notice anything odd? video icon, check…. what’s that next to it? is that a t-shirt icon? what could that mean? why is the t-shirt icon next to some headlines and not others?
Go ahead click on one.
Yep. they are selling t-shirts with some of their headlines.
Who get to decide which headline is t-shirt worthy?
Why is “Haunted jail sounds freaky, cops say” t-shirt worthy and “Is your doctor prescribing a placebo? ” isn’t…
Will windfall t-shirt profits change headline writing?
When people say they don’t understand why the American Taxpayer has to bailout Wall St., tell them to look at thier retirement savings. Here’s mine:
That’s the amount I’ve lost since July 2008–less than three months!
“Press This”/Block Quotes are a kind of blogging cop out, but I’m busy with work stuffs right now. Laura K forwarded this to me last night, it is well worth the read.
I simply want to point out that political campaigning in the United States seems almost deliberately to take place in a landscape that no longer has genuine relevance to the majority of U.S. citizens.
The idea that “an old-fashioned soda shop” might give someone access to the mind of the United States seems so absurd as to be almost impossible to ridicule thoroughly.
BLDGBLOG: Minor Landscapes and the Geography of American Political Campaigns
Something very comforting to this: Gopher, Finger, and WAIS are still network protocols available in the Insert Anchor dialog.