“At the press conference, Jackson also talked about how he and his wife were taking responsibility for MJ’s children, but the couple have been estranged for years—they live in separate homes.” —what a relief. truly.
“I have friends who have lost parakeets, dogs, guinea pigs and wino uncles, and they’ve spent more time in mourning than Michael Jackson’s father. I’ve been more distraught over bad sushi.” —theroot.com
“As the jokes begin to fade and the tears start to settle we will all ask ourselves, just what do I mean to the world?” —good question
“You will not get everything you want, dear progressive Obama voter. But you need to decide what’s the tipping point and when. If you’ve already reached it, then your support was chimeric to begin with. And the next three and a half years are gonna seem awfully long.” —rude one
“celebrity deaths usually happen in threes. ed mcmahon, farrah fawcet, michael jackson … but billy mays decicded TO THROW ONE IN FOR FREE!!!” —nusseyb tweet
“… in this case, information does not want to be free. It wants to be really, really expensive.” —gladwell writes a mean review, as in dead on.
“Stewart Brand’s famous declaration that “information wants to be free.” —but did he say anything about the arts?
“… what recent switchers mean by “Apple fanboy”: someone who bought a Mac before they did” —gruber, always right.
“… to push this narrative a bit further, Sarah Palin may have been inflicted on the lower 48 because Mark Sanford was busy going gaucho down on his mistress’s pampas.” —oh shit
“Weather Channel to Air Retrospective of Weather Conditions During Michael Jackson’s Lifetime” —andy borowitz doesn’t need to write anything but headlines
“… my hatred of Apple is reaching pathological proportions. It’s just not right that only one company manufactures personal computers.” —chuck ling
“Would you please please please please please please please stop talking?” —just for the pleasure of posting it
“These war metaphors, which pervade the coverage of celebrity cancer cases, perpetuate the false notion that survival is directly related to how hard the patient tries to live.” —read their lips
“nobody wants a wannabe Apple. Or a clone Apple. They want a real Apple. Duh, Palm. Duh. But thanks for the free advertising.” —back in the saddle again …
“The secrets Apple guards the tightest aren’t the updates to existing products, but the brand-new products. So far so good with the tablet, for example.” —what bitter irony. (funny.) once, i believed too.
“We don’t know yet how this thing is going to play out. I know everybody here is on a 24-hour news cycle. I’m not.” —obama, he cool
The Macalope has long argued that netbook buyers must be on dope and a new survey lends credence to that theory, showing that netbook buyers are confused and unhappy.
But, wait, isn’t that the target demographic?” —the befurred one nails it again