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Go Ahead, Make a Chair's Day: #Eastwooding Is Now a Thing

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Clint Eastwood's speech spawns a pointed meme....
Go Ahead, Make a Chair's Day: #Eastwooding Is Now a Thing

WordPress Staffer Petitions Dems to Enlist Betty White as Obama's Opening Act

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If Betty White makes an appearance at the Democratic National Convention tonight, you can thank Peter Slutsky. The director of platform services for WordPress VIP took advantage of timing and technology to spur a counter-story to one of the defining media narratives of the Republican National Convention. Clint Eastwood’s bizarre...
WordPress Staffer Petitions Dems to Enlist Betty White as Obama's Opening Act

Andy Richards From Uniform Motion's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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Politics: Having personally experienced National Health Insurance in both the UK and France, like most Europeans I tend to take it for granted, which is why I wasn't surprised by the transatlantic differences discovered in the article about Amanda Palmer's Health Insurance survey on Twitter. For Europeans, it's pretty hard to understand...
Andy Richards From Uniform Motion's Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

Clint Eastwood's RNC Obama chair gets own Twitter account

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Wow. It doesn't take long for Twitter to tap into the cultural zeitgeist. Invisible Obama, fast made famous at tonight's RNC, goes from zero to nearly 20K followers in the span of less than an hour. [Read more]...
Clint Eastwood's RNC Obama chair gets own Twitter account

The 404 1,122: Where we make your day (podcast)

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It's only been half a day since Clint Eastwood bombed the RNC Convention, but the ridiculous amount of "viral memes" online are already making it feel stale. We have no choice but to show you a few picks, and we'll also have a live taste test of ThinkGeek's bacon and...
The 404 1,122: Where we make your day (podcast)

#Eastwooding is the Twitter meme of the day

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Twitter went ahead and made our day with the creation of a new meme riffing off Clint Eastwood's Thursday speech at the Republican National Convention. Ladies and gentlemen: Meet #eastwooding. Eastwood, for those who missed it, spent a large part of his speech talking to an empty chair that played...
#Eastwooding is the Twitter meme of the day

Justin Timberlake Recruited for Cast of ‘Trouble With The Curve’

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Now that Warner Bros. has given an official release date to the Clint Eastwood- and Amy Adams-starring father-daughter-baseball-scouting-oops-think-someone-is-going-blind film, Trouble With The Curve, for September 28, it’s time they get to filling out the rest of the roster. Next up at bat? Justin Timberlake! Deadline Memphis reports that Timberlake...
Justin Timberlake Recruited for Cast of ‘Trouble With The Curve’

USA Today Tells Facebook Its Services Are No Longer Needed For Super Bowl (FB)

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Last year, USA Today partnered with Facebook to create its Super Bowl Ad Meter, which for better or worse has become the most prominent measure of a Super Bowl ad's success. The partnership was innovative because it asked all Facebook members to vote on ads, instead of just a panel...
USA Today Tells Facebook Its Services Are No Longer Needed For Super Bowl (FB)

Next Month's Super Bowl Ads, Today

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Old Super Bowl cliche: Lots of people watch it just to see the ads — they don’t care about football at all! New Super Bowl cliche: You don’t have to wait for the Super Bowl to see the Super Bowl ads — just check YouTube! Neither one of those are...
Next Month's Super Bowl Ads, Today
Republican National Convention draws four million tweets, crushing previous record
Ask.com reveals the most popular questions of 2012

Intel at CES: throwing down the gauntlet with Nvidia

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LAS VEGAS--Intel swaggered into their CES press briefing like an aging gunfighter ready to take on the cocky young gun. You know, John Wayne versus Clint Eastwood style. Pundits and analysts have wondered whether Intel can handle the new competition from ARM-based systems. The many companies building many different...
Intel at CES: throwing down the gauntlet with Nvidia
The White House goes all-in on mobile with new iOS, Android apps (and more open source code)

Holographic Reagan Didn't Endorse Romney, But Here's What The The Company Behind The Tech Is Planning

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Earlier this week, Republican National Convention organizers left open a prime time speaking slot just before Mitt Romney's acceptance speech Thursday night but didn't say who would fill it. Speculation swirled. Fox News's Trace Gallagher amplified one idea in particular: "Maybe a hologram of...Ronald Reagan. They can do it now...
Holographic Reagan Didn't Endorse Romney, But Here's What The The Company Behind The Tech Is Planning

SUPER BOWL FOR QUANTS: 2012's Big Game In Charts And Data

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Last night, 111.3 million people in the U.S. watched the Giants beat the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. It was the most-watched big game of all time, according to Bloomberg: The broadcast reached 47.8 percent of households in the top 56 U.S. television markets. But the numbers don't stop there....
SUPER BOWL FOR QUANTS: 2012's Big Game In Charts And Data

Channelling your inner Eastwood: CES 2013 offers brain-wave technology

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It's not quite Firefox - the movie, not the search engine - but companies are developing exciting mind-controlled gizmosIf you were a 10-year-old boy in 1982 the most exciting film of that year was not Tootsie, or Blade Runner, or even ET, but a rather ridiculous action thriller called Firefox,...
Channelling your inner Eastwood: CES 2013 offers brain-wave technology

3 fake Twitter accounts that told real election night stories

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Drunk Diane Sawyer will take a place beside Big Bird and Clint Eastwood’s chair among the Twitter spoofs that offered a lighter touch to the 2012 election coverage. After the real NBC anchor began slurring her words and twitching at the news desk, this showed up on the microblog: 99...
3 fake Twitter accounts that told real election night stories

Mitt Romney Might Be the Worst Social Media Candidate Imaginable, But That Doesn't Mean He Won't Be the Next President

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As measured in social media by the moment, the election campaign for Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has so far been an utter disaster. Luckily for him, however, moments don’t last as long as they used to. From “corporations are people” to insulting the Brits on the eve of the...
Mitt Romney Might Be the Worst Social Media Candidate Imaginable, But That Doesn't Mean He Won't Be the Next President

Twitter parodies take Mitt Romney to task over '47%' remarks

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Mitt Romney's latest gaffe prompted a surge in political parodies, proving Twitter is still the place for the best fake commentaryIn the hours after a politically entertaining or damning bit of news makes its way around the internet, the mysterious minds behind Twitter's silver-tongued community of parody accounts start working...
Twitter parodies take Mitt Romney to task over '47%' remarks
Clint Eastwood's baffling RNC speech leads @InvisibleObama Twitter to hit 20K followers in 40 minutes

$1.5 Billion In Taxpayer Funds Go Directly To Movie Studios Each Year... And Very Few Jobs Created

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If you've been following MPAA boss Chris Dodd ever since the death of SOPA, you'll be aware of his stump speech. He seems to give it every chance he can: "the movie industry is all about jobs, jobs and more jobs." Of course, he lies about the number. He usually...
$1.5 Billion In Taxpayer Funds Go Directly To Movie Studios Each Year... And Very Few Jobs Created

How Obama Stole Romney's RNC Thunder With Clever Social Media

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President Barack Obama managed to steal an impressive amount of Gov. Mitt Romney’s press coverage with a few, cheap social media tricks, including the most retweeted post of the convention. In comparison to the Republican National Convention’s all-out multi-million dollar conservative carnival, Obama made front page Google News with dramatically...
How Obama Stole Romney's RNC Thunder With Clever Social Media

‘Savages’ Moves to Summer Release, Opening Dates for ‘Trouble With the Curve’, ‘The FP’, ‘Bullhead’, ‘Chico & Rita’

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Good news for those eager to find out exactly why Benicio del Toro is picking on Blake Lively in that first image from Savages: Universal has just shifted the opening date for Oliver Stone‘s latest from September 28 to July 6. Savages is the only film currently scheduled to...
‘Savages’ Moves to Summer Release, Opening Dates for ‘Trouble With the Curve’, ‘The FP’, ‘Bullhead’, ‘Chico & Rita’

Apps roundup: Vote!!!; Toybox; Apptivities; Horn

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Barack Obama and Mitt Romney slug it out in Chair's Vote!!! app while Mattel marry physical toys and iPad games with their new range of ApptivitiesWith both main parties doing a good job of making a mockery of the American electoral process during their conventions, it seems fitting that the...
Apps roundup: Vote!!!; Toybox; Apptivities; Horn

Bait - review

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Sharks invade an Aussie supermarket in this gleeful comedy horrorAlong with absurdity and poor taste, however, there's a certain brutal B-movie brilliance in Bait. An average cross-section of Australian society finds itself in a beachfront supermarket on one terrible day: troubled dad and daughter, tense couples, two guys with guns...
Bait - review

Obama's response to Eastwood most re-tweeted tweet of RNC

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Clint Eastwood's berating of an invisible Obama launched a viral "Eastwooding" meme, but it was the president's response that garnered the most Twitter traction. [Read more]...
Obama's response to Eastwood most re-tweeted tweet of RNC

Clint Eastwood Settles Legal Dispute Over Chair (No, Not That Chair)

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I really have no idea why various furniture companies have taken to naming their furniture after famous Hollywood actors, but it apparently has become "a thing." In the past, we've written about lawsuits over Bogart couches and Brando couches. Back in April, Clint Eastwood jumped into the game with a...
Clint Eastwood Settles Legal Dispute Over Chair (No, Not That Chair)

Facebook invokes Clint Eastwood emotions in new ad

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In a new 90-second spot, created by the people behind the Nike ads, Facebook tries to get some of those gooey, Apple-like emotions for its brand. With a chair. [Read more]...
Facebook invokes Clint Eastwood emotions in new ad

Clint Eastwood in 'Super Bowl ads winners and losers (second half)'

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What better way to recover from the halftime show? More ads that continued to offer little in the way of originality of either strategy or execution. On the other hand, we had Clint Eastwood advertising Chrysler and Detroit....
Clint Eastwood in 'Super Bowl ads winners and losers (second half)'

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