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A Children’s Treasury Of Ridiculous Excerpts From David Brooks’ Creepy, Incorrect Column Today

David Brooks allows a made-up reader to address him as “Mr. Kierkegaard” today in his column. Here is what “Existential in Exeter” asks Søren Kierkegaard, who is David Brooks, about Culture: “All my life I’ve been a successful pseudo-intellectual, sprinkling quotations from Kafka, Epictetus and Derrida into my conversations, impressing dates and making my friends feel mentally inferior. But over the last few years, it’s stopped working. People just look at me blankly. My artificially inflated self-esteem is on the wane. What happened?” David Brooks gets high and then answers — oh man, does he ANSWER — this question (which he actually wrote to himself after getting high, too). Read more on A Children’s Treasury Of Ridiculous Excerpts From David Brooks’ Creepy, Incorrect Column Today…
 

Karl Rove Is A Techie, Twitters, Totes iPhone

Bush strategist Karl Rove emerged from his isolation tank last week, and magically appeared at the Willard InterContinental Washington to discuss the crossroads of tech and politics. “One of Rove’s main points — that the Internet creates a dangerous society of spectacle where every political moment is recorded for instant consumption and critique — was realized as audience members live-blogged, Twittered, and took photos for instant proliferation throughout the Web.
” After the jump, The Washingtonian reports on what Rove says really happens when the Internet meets politics:
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Finally, Brave Congress Will Investigate iPhones

With the last troops home from Iraq, the deficit paid off, George W. Bush behind bars and Dick Cheney successfully hanged, tomorrow Congress will hold hearings on the iPhone. It seems the $600 NSA-wiretapping gadgets require customers to sign up with a specific phone company or something, and this is of concern due to the First Amendment/Roe v. Wade, which guarantees Choice. Read more on Finally, Brave Congress Will Investigate iPhones…
 

Shamed DC Mayor Returns Sack of iPhones

Following a weekend of harsh global condemnation — or, actually, a single Wonkette post on Friday night — DC Mayor Adrian Fenty has returned the sack of iPhones his operatives collected from the AT&T store at 17th and Pennsylvania. Read more on Shamed DC Mayor Returns Sack of iPhones…
 

DC Mayor Gets His iPhones Delivered; Suck It, Philadelphia!

The geek world was outraged Friday when Philadelphia Mayor John Street was caught lining up for an iPhone like a common American. Everybody knows politicians don’t roll that way! Wonkette Operative “JAC” went down to the AT&T store at 17th and Pennsylvania to get an iPhone. Not a huge line, but a line nonetheless. And then some shady characters in an unmarked sedan bummed out everybody … and by “everybody,” we mean “everybody but DC Mayor Adrian Fenty.” Read more on DC Mayor Gets His iPhones Delivered; Suck It, Philadelphia!…
 

iPhone Lemmings Line Up For NSA Surveillance

Have you heard about the iPhone? It’s a wonderful new invention that lets the NSA illegally record all your phone calls, copy all your contacts, keep records of all your Web and IM activity, watch you through the camera, listen in on your household through the mic, and probably put you in a terrorist no-fly database for listening to Cynthia McKinney singing that stupid Pink song. Read more on iPhone Lemmings Line Up For NSA Surveillance…