Use an all-too obvious cliché in his presence, and he’d eventually make you feel like crawling under your chair. “Oh, sure, every time some old fart dies, call Proudfoot. He probably covered their rookie game,” said Proudfoot, the sneer distinctly audible down the line. Informed of the demise of a long-ago Leaf bit player by a junior sports department staffer (well, OK, it was me) calling to find out if it was worth writing about, he was less than enthused.
Looking for some last-minute gift ideas for the beer lover in your life? Look no more, we’ve got you covered. Whether it’s beer books, beer classes or, you know, beer, here are some things you can slip into stockings or under the tree this weekend. (Heck, some of them would even fit nicely on the dinner table.) Have some class: Know someone who wants to learn more about beer?
The Disaster Artist is a well-done tribute to a remarkably bad movie and its director. The brew which bears its name is an unremarkable tribute to one of North America’s pioneering craft beers. The pale golden, hazy beer from Toronto’s Northern Maverick has a grassy aroma, a thin body and a bitter, dry finish. Unlike Anchor Steam, the beer that inspired it, there’s not much malty sweetness at all; nor are there any of the gentle fruity aromas found in the original.
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 Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
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, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
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".