How lazy are you?
It feels like pop art.
No one should do this anymore. The making of, behind the scenes, and focus group videos were all terrible ideas that could only serve to actually hurt Newcastle’s brand. The primary purpose of beer ads is A) to remind you they exist and B) to introduce some aspirational feelies into your brain and give you a fantasy experience you want to live.
Media manipulation currently shapes everything you read, hear and watch online. Everything.
I would like to analyze Tao Lin’s defamation claim against Sarah Weinman, both as an intellectual exercise that may have practical value in warding off costly litigation among two respected writers and a demonstration for law students and graduates taking the July bar exam on one way to analyze such a claim.
It is ludicrous to approach writing honestly (and thus, unflatteringly) about the self as if it were the same thing regardless of context and genre of writing.
In preparation for my interview with Gawker Media writers/professional stoners, Tracie Egan Morrissey and Rich Juzwiak, I did what I felt like every other professional interviewer would do: I brought them weed.
In “State of the Union, 2004,” Vidal wrote, “Happily for the busy lunatics who rule over us, we are permanently the United States of Amnesia. We learn nothing because we remember nothing.”
So on top of their daughter’s death, these parents had to sit through a trial they didn’t even want to have. And the person at fault was defended by the insurance company that was supposed to cover Katie. Just…wow.
We rip apart young people for not working hard enough or not having jobs and then we rip them apart again for working hard and having jobs. How dare this generation not support themselves immediately out of college! How dare they ask their parents for money! How dare they have massive student loans! Wait, what? A young girl has a well-paying job and acknowledges her debt? BURN HER, FOR SHE IS A WITCH.