Someone once told me that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. (A quick Google search tells me that person was Albert Einstein, but I don't think so. I don't know that guy.) If that is the diagnosis, then when it comes to calendaring, I'm officially a mental person. I am forever and always committing to plans that I know I won't keep. Let's say it's Monday and someone asks me what I'm doing next Wednesday, right?
The genius of Eighty-Sixed , Cazzie David’s web series about digital-era neuroses, lies in its self-awareness. As Remi, a young woman spiraling after a breakup, the 23-year-old makes three things clear upfront: Remi is entitled. She’s irritable. And she’s always on her phone.
It's hard to believe that it's been a decade since Noah (Ryan Gosling) took Allie (Rachel McAdams) down in a barrage of undying love in the sob-rom classic, The Notebook. And though we've all grown up a lot since Seabrook, the romantic in us still ascribes to some unfortunate untruths bred on the wings of Walt Whitman, glossy pincurls, and houses with blue shutters.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".