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Dear Mark Z, congratulations on the new baby. And kudos for knowing Chinese. I've just added you to the list of "See? These people can learn to speak Chinese. Why can't you?" to show my kids. Oh, don't worry. I am not asking you for money like Kanye West just did. To be fair though, he's [...]

Not that Twinkie is on its death bed. If anything, the Twinkie brand is probably the winner in this sad story of labor struggle, failed business and the eventual undoing of the 18,500 underpaid, overworked factory workers. In the past week Twinkies have been the center of the public reminiscence because Hostess was said to file [...]

Ah Jimmy Kimmel. My favorite Late Night Show host. (Sorry darling Wicked Shawn. I know you have the super hots for the other Jimmy. Although it pangs me to disagree with you, I believe that THIS Jimmy is so much funnier as a talk show host... Well, now we won't fight and each have our own [...]

... even when you are in the safe confines of your home. Actually, now come to think of it, especially when you are at home... . . . .

November 30. Yeah baby! I am finishing this NaBloMoFo with a special edition of "I Comment Therefore I Am"... ... because it is Monday. And Monday, especially Monday after the long Thanksgiving weekend, absolutely sucks ass, especially if you work in an office... In this edition, I will share with you how I abuse my [...]

Social Networking

A dear friend of mine passed this comment on Social Networking along to me from none other than the always brilliant Non Sequitur cartoon. She received it from her doting partner whose eyes could not have rolled any further when my friend and I were comparing our notes on using Twitter... I found myself more [...]

Chris and Malcolm are both wrong...The title says.Once in a while I come across smart people (online only, since you know, we moms are notoriously boring and mundane in real life, and many may even suspect that we have few braincells left so we don't get engaged in intelligent conversations, in real life - AND [...]

I can't believe I am saying this, but I wish Fail Whale will come back soon! We miss you, Fail Whale! We will never been mean to you and call you names again! Just come back!! You are so much better than a lot of other scenarios, we have now realized! So... by now you [...]

As over-thinking, ironically introspective, neurotic, obsessively over-analytical as I am, this incident strikes me as seminal. SEMINAL. Mark it on the calendar.We have all seen those cartoons, parodying the increasing importance of texting in the life of teens and even preteens, showing kids texting each other while sitting next to each other on the sofa, [...]

If you have some inexplicable fascination of Twitter, the much beloved or maligned or questioned (depending on you hang out with...) but can't-be-ignored, new kid on the block, by my troth! you definitely should check out Twitter Earth...   Twitter Earth is basically a 3D presentation of Twittervision, which shows every tweet, live, and where [...]

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