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Executive editor, Digiday. Tiny dancer. Made of shame and whiskey. (Views expressed herein barely reflect my own, much less those of my employer.)

With its new 'Taste the Feeling' anthem, Coke attempts to revive its musical past

digiday.com — A week ago Coca-Cola ditched its 7-year-old "Open Happiness" slogan and launched a new brand campaign to unite all of the brands - Diet Coke, Coke Zero, and so on - under a single umbrella. The package comes wrapped up in a decidedly retro bow: A new jingle, called "Taste the Feeling."

On the Inside: Tumblr's headquarters doubles as an exhibit of its own users' art

digiday.com — On the Inside: Tumblr's headquarters doubles as an exhibit of its own users' art This is On the Inside, a Digiday series that takes readers on a tour through brands, agencies and publishers to find out what makes them different. Tumblr has been having a good year.
Nov 17, 2015

RT @kathbarna: On the Inside: Tumblr's headquarters doubles as an exhibit of its own users' art shar.es/15MXuX via @digiday

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braiker.tumblr.com — This feels like a thing to put on Tumblr: I took a tour of Tumblr's headquarters! Ever wonder what it's like inside Tumblr? Here's a Tumblr post from within Tumblr is your mind blown yet? Tumblr.
Nov 17, 2015

I took a tour of Tumblr’s HQ! So here’s a Tumblr post from within Tumblr is your mind blown yet? Tumblr. tmblr.co/Z7MGby1yFXn2H

Bloomingdale's apologizes for ad that encourages readers to 'spike your friend's drink'

digiday.com — Bloomingdale's apologizes for ad that encourages readers to 'spike your friend's drink' Bloomingdale's is apologizing for going full Cosby in its most recent ad for Rebecca Minkoff. "Spike your best friend's drink when they're not looking," reads the copy over a photo of a man leering creepily at an oblivious laughing woman.
Nov 11, 2015

Bloomingdale's apologizes for this ad that encourages readers to 'spike your friend's drink' digiday.com/brands/bloomin… pic.twitter.com/oHb4Qslu5K

Nov 11, 2015

RT @Digiday: Oops! Bloomingdale's apologizes for ad that encourages readers to 'spike your friend's drink'. trib.al/wcE4jcB

Gen Xers rejoice: Suck.com comes back as a daily newsletter

digiday.com — For Internet denizens of a certain age, the words Suck.com evoke a strong sense of nostalgia. (For those under a certain age, a site called "suck" probably brings forth an entirely different set of connotations.) But if you know what "A fish, a barrel and a smoking gun" refers to, then you were probably a fan of the Web's first great magazine.
Nov 06, 2015

i wrote about that guy who is serializing Suck's archives as a daily newsletter, 20 years to the day later digiday.com/publishers/gen…

Nov 06, 2015

RT @slarkpope: i wrote about that guy who is serializing Suck's archives as a daily newsletter, 20 years to the day later digiday.com/publishers/gen…

Nov 06, 2015

RT @slarkpope: i wrote about that guy who is serializing Suck's archives as a daily newsletter, 20 years to the day later digiday.com/publishers/gen…

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Finland introduces headbanger, sauna and vintage Nokia emojis

digiday.com — Finland introduces headbanger, sauna and vintage Nokia emojis Everything we know about Finland we learned from Monty Python. "You're so sadly neglected/And often ignored/A poor second to Belgium/When going abroad," Michael Palin sang in 1980. Well clearly that's about to change. The northern Nordic nation says it has become the first country to create its own suite of emojis.

Promising transparency, Twitter enters the campaign funding fray

digiday.com — Promising transparency, Twitter enters the campaign funding fray With the 2016 presidential race underway in earnest (and sometimes not-so-earnest), it seems everyone has a political action committee, or PAC. Add to that list Twitter.
Nov 05, 2015

Twitter is set to make its first-ever federal campaign contributions — which it will disclose within two days. digiday.com/platforms/prom…

On the Inside: The Huffington Post, where sleeping on the job is encouraged

digiday.com — On the Inside: The Huffington Post, where sleeping on the job is encouraged This is On the Inside, a new series from Digiday that takes readers on a tour through brands, agencies and publishers to find out what makes them different. "We don't have a culture that honors or prizes the 2 a.m.

Why Fader's 100th issue was downloaded 1 million times in a week

digiday.com — Music and culture magazine The Fader is best known by its fans for bringing to light emerging artists - from Kanye West to The White Stripes to Nicki Minaj - before they've broken big. But this week it is Fader itself that has taken centerstage.
Oct 22, 2015

the 100th issue of @thefader was downloaded 1 million times in a week. it's ENTIRE archives are avail for free too digiday.com/publishers/fad…

Oct 22, 2015

Why @thefader's 100th issue was downloaded 1 million times in a week… via @Digiday digiday.com/publishers/fad…

Oct 22, 2015

Nearly 1 million downloads of the 100th @thefader issue & 40,000 downloads of the entire Fader 100 BitTorrent Bundle digiday.com/publishers/fad…

Air Jordan and Supreme team up to collaborate on sneakers, break the Internet

digiday.com — Air Jordan and Supreme team up to collaborate on sneakers, break the Internet Sneakerheads rejoice: The wait is finally over. The long-rumored Supreme x Air Jordan V shoe went on sale today. Good luck getting your feet into a pair, though. Supreme and Air Jordan rank, arguably, among the most-hyped brands on the planet.
Oct 16, 2015

there were a lot of funny sneakerhead tweets about the scarcity of the Jordan Supremes released today digiday.com/brands/air-jor…

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RT @maxthegirl: "Can Bruce Willis park there?" "No." "Jason Statham?" "No." "Daniel Craig?" "What part of Vin Diesel ONLY don't you understand?"

Feb 09, 2016

Saw a Con Edison truck that someone hacked: they took the "i" off and put it upside down at the end of the logo. so it read "Con Ed son!" <3

Feb 09, 2016

RT @Digiday: MTV wants its Snapchat: Here's a look at the new Discover channel from the music network trib.al/9QWy9d1 pic.twitter.com/vKKqn1DjQ1


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