What will come as an orgasm of good news to such fans, then, is the fact that someone has managed to successfully create a legitimate Facebook school network for “Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.” This is real.
We’re all familiar with Target’s above par TV commercials. There’s always some ubercatchy jingle with lots of bright colors and/or near subliminal message-type flashes and “dings!” mixed in throughout. This holiday season, however, Target has definitely outdone itself by introducing what I’d like to call the “holiday hostess on crack.”
Today, Facebook held a special event in San Fransisco to announce a new email, or IM, or SMS, or some sort of messaging system kind of thing that will soon be going into effect so as to make online messaging simpler – “simpler” being the key word here.
So this weekend, America will be introduced to adrenaline-junkie Aron Ralston, the smart one who got his arm wedged between a boulder and a mountain, and was stuck like that for 5 days, or 127 hours. Audiences will ooh and ahh in amazement, as well as disgust, at the raw brutality of this man vs. nature true-life story.
French writer Jean Cocteau once wrote, “The prettiest dresses are worn to be taken off.” I say, sure — if you’re a whore. Twain had it much more spot-on. According to him — an American, by the way — clothes make the man… naked people have little or no influence on society.