Ya-whom: Is The Marissa Mayer Narrative Unfair?

As expected, the criticism of Yahoo (I refuse to tack on the exclamation point) CEO Marissa Mayer has been itself singled out for sexist overtones, that the negatives would not have been aimed at her if she had been a man instead. ...

YouTube Roulette: Unicorns!

The rules are simple for the game sensation sweeping the nation that requires a little infantilization. YouTube Roulette asks only a few things from you. First, create a random category. Second, enter it into YouTube’s search engine. Third, watch. Four, cry.

Prepare ...

Bob Lefsetz Thinks Graphs Are Sexy!

Our new column, where we dissect the latest rantings from the crazy, fucked-up world of America’s creepiest music and technology blogger/gadfly.

Information is Beautiful.

But it’s not always right.

Well, at least it’s beautiful. You sound jealous, Bob.

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The Ultimate April Fool’s Day Mixtape

The best – and by “best” I mean “most convincing” – prank I ever pulled on April Fool’s Day was convincing my girlfriend (long since an ex-girlfriend) that someone had rear-ended her car while I was driving it. ...

The Bigger Picture: Film and the Age of Facebook

We live in a self-absorbed culture. Everything we do is shared through blogs, status updates, and tweets. Now that people have the Internet on their phones, nobody is more than a second away from an update. Yet, in this age of instantaneous ...