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The Other Jane Corwin for Congress

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 5 2011

Well, wow. Republican Jane Corwin is running for the New York congressional seat vacated by Rep. Chris Lee (yes, the craigslist guy). Her official website is JaneCorwin.com. Above is JaneCorwin.org. Spoof domains are ... Read More

Nearly Six Million Views on Obama's WHCA Jokes

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, May 3 2011

Barack Obama is having a history-making week in yet another way. On Saturday night, President Obama delivered a humorous speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner at the same time, we now know, he was overseeing ... Read More

If Spike Lee Taking a Picture of Obama Makes iPad Photography Look Ridiculous...

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, April 25 2011

White House photo by Pete Souza Is there any hope for this technology? (via Callie Schweitzer) Read More

Jon Huntsman Learns the Pain of Not Registering His Eponymous Domain

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, April 18 2011

Resigning Ambassador to China and possible Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman doesn't own JonHuntsman.com, and he gets a reminder of why that's not the best idea. Up live on the site is a handwritten mash ... Read More

Jefferson Smith Gets the Oregon State Legislature to Rickroll Itself

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 13 2011

Oregon state Rep. Jefferson Smith put together a plan to get his colleagues on both sides of the aisle to, over the course of a year, utter bit by bit parts of the Rick Astley classic, "Never Gonna Give You ... Read More

It's Not the Announcement Video, It's the Parody of It

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, April 5 2011

Ben Smith points out that the National Republican Senatorial Committee's mocking video (above) that features Barack Obama riding a white unicorn that trails behind it a rainbow has gotten more views than Obama's ... Read More

The Feds' Lesson in Drupal. Also, You Get to Blow Up Stuff.

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, April 1 2011

Never let it be said that the United States Department of Commerce doesn't like to cut loose every now and again: To have a little fun on April Fools’ Day, the Commerce website has an Easter Egg that we welcome ... Read More

"What Part of 'Dictator' Do You Not Understand?"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 29 2011

Going around: one of those xtranormal videos that throws anti-Bush arguments on Iraq back at Obama supporters when it comes to Libya. (via Shaun Dakin) Read More

Weiner and a Jackass

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, March 23 2011

The Twitter portion of Anthony Weiner's around-the-Internet-in-four-hours tour has wrapped, and we're reminded that it's probably fair to say that no sitting national official is willing to mix it up online with such ... Read More

Why the CIA Invented Facebook

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, March 21 2011

Brings to mind a tweet yesterday from Jennifer 8. Lee: "My friends in Beijing cannot figure out why anyone would check in via things like @foursquare. Point is NOT be trackable." (via Luke Fretwell) Read More