THE WEEK THAT WAS
Facebook: Gotta catch ’em all!
“Facebook feeds narcissism, survey says,” CNN, AG. 30.
According to a new report, Facebook “offers a gateway for hundreds of shallow relationships and emotionally detached commun-ication.” These researchers couldn’t be more off-base. To prove it, I ask that you search me out on Facebook and add me as a friend. And don’t forget to comment on my awesome profile pic, new best friends that I’ll never meet or message.
“Opinion: The media is obsessed with how Muslim women look”
CNN.COM, AUG. 30
Fact: The media are obsessed with how women look. Period.
“Here’s something you don’t want to know”
NPR.COM, SEPT. 1
Don’t worry, we won’t tell.
“Woman convicted of sperm donation fraud”
WAVY.COM, AUG. 30
We gladly fell for that one. Twice. This week.
“Trees return to World Trade Center site”
ABCLOCAL.GO.COM, AUG. 28
So Muslims can’t worship there but pagans can?
“Why do heavy drinkers outlive nondrinkers?”
TIME.COM, AUG. 30
Oh, I don’t know. Because they’re AWESOME? Just a guess.
“Man eating squid devouring fish stocks”
EXPRESS.CO.UK, AUG. 29
Will somebody please tell that man to stop eating all of our squid and fish?