Archive for April, 2007

Help spread the “search://” meme!

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

How often do you find yourself writing an email in which you tell someone to do an Internet search? If you do it often enough, you’re probably familiar with the following cycle, the one that starts with you saying: Just Google for “there will also be corn served”. Then you realize it’s unclear whether or […]

Don Imus comes out against freedom of speech.

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

Brief background for those who haven’t been following this particular bit of theater: The radio commentator Don Imus, while watching a college women’s basketball game, called one of the teams “nappy-headed hos”. This was going too far, even for a shock jock like Imus. Advertisers started pulling their ads, and eventually Imus’s employer cancelled his […]