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Eight Days from My Due Date, the Growing Failure Inside of Me is Starting to Kick

medium.com — (This column first appeared in MediaPost October 13, 2014) As a five-time Worstselling Author, I have known my share of humiliations. I have performed readings for rows and rows of empty card chairs. I have sat in a bookstore signing, next to a life-size cardboard cutout of myself, equipped with stacks of my opus and a boxful of virgin Sharpies, unautographing for three solid hours.

The etymology and history of the word snark with lexicographer Ben Zimmer.

slate.com — Listen to Lexicon Valley Episode No. 45: LinguaFile IV Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another tab Mike Vuolo and Bob Garfield discuss the etymology and history of the word snark with Wall Street Journal language columnist Ben Zimmer. For more on snark, visit Zimmer's Word Routes column on...

ABC News' 'The Brothelette'

mediapost.com — NEWS ITEM: A recent " Good Morning America" interview with supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Olympian Lindsey Vonn about their new Under Armour advertising campaign was paid for by Under Armour. VO: From ABC News world headquarters, this is "ABC World News Tonight" with David Muir. Muir: Good evening.

The Genius Glut 09/02/2014

mediapost.com — Uh-oh. House of Cards. Masters of Sex. Girls. Game of Thrones. Parks and Recreation. True Detective. Bob's Burgers. The Good Wife. Veep. Mad Men. The Killing. Broad City. Sherlock. Silicon Valley. Orange is the New Black. Fargo. The Americans. Archer. Portlandia. Sons of Anarchy. The League. The Walking Dead. Louie.

Ideate. Activate. Opiate.

mediapost.com — "His brand DNA is all about authenticity." -- Lee Traubel, Business2Community, August 15, 2014 I know, right? We at Smackeroo.com are all about authenticity as well. Authenticity and heroin. We are the disruptive serial entrepreneurs to first reach market with artisanal opiates (think: methadone on steroids, with a hint of fennel) merchandised through an empowered distributed network at scale.

An Open Letter To The Author Of An Open Letter To John Oliver

mediapost.com — Dear Sergey Denisenko, Chief Executive Officer, MGID: In your attempted takedown of HBO's John Oliver for his very funny takedown of native advertising, you made a number of interesting points I feel compelled to challenge, on the grounds that they are self-serving horseshit.

USA Today Owner Gannett Splits Off Publishing From TV

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Pandora Weighs Talk Radio as It Targets Listeners in Cars

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Samsung New Zealand Virtual Queue For New Smartphone

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Samsung Sets Up Virtual Queue For New Smartphone

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Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 25, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

Coke cashiered CMO Joe Tripodi over "marketing problems." As if, Coke's problem is one thing sugar. Time to adapt -- and there is a way.

Oct 23, 2014

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