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Tony Merevick joined BuzzFeed as a reporter in the fall of 2013 to focus on national LGBT news. He is the co-founder and former editor-in-chief of Chicago Phoenix, an innovative LGBT news startup in the Midwest.
His roots are in local digital media, once serving as the Online Editor at Chicago F...
For years now, Starbucks has offered special fall drinks alongside the Pumpkin Spice Latte, seemingly as an alternative -- dare we say antidote -- to the â€œbasic,â€? sugary orange stuff. Last fall, it was the slightly spicy Chili Mocha, but this fall, the coffee giant is turning to a more traditional flavor for its new seasonal latte. Starbucks calls it the Maple Pecan Latte and it arrives on the chainâ€™s menus nationwide on Friday, September 22, in honor of the first day of fall.
Finally, after 24 years of slinging burritos, Chipotle will start serving its first-ever queso dip at all of its restaurants across the country on Tuesday. But before you get carried away by the tidal wave of hot cheese sauce, it's worth understanding why it took so damn long to happen. Turns out it all has to do with the recipe.
There are few better ways to celebrate the return of Will & Grace to TV this fall than with a bottle of red wine or Karen Walker's thermos full of "soup" made with gin and ... noodles. But it looks like Shake Shack is about to start serving what's perhaps the next best thing: two new milkshakes inspired by the show, one of which is boozy.
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".