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April 2009 - page 2

Stream o' consciousness for April 23rd

in me, Me, ME!
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@KathySierra Cool! Guy who wrote that List Apart piece is doing our @pegasusnews redesign 🙂 [#] 1:30am | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
What recession? Dallas bars hopping onba Tuesday night. [#] 4:34am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 4:34am | via Facebook

Mike What recession? Dallas bars hopping onba Tuesday night.

blog (feed #1)
twitter (feed #10)
Wondering how every Todd Snider album always manages to have one song that perfectly encapsulates my current state. [#] 2:34pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 2:34pm | via Facebook

Mike Wondering how every Todd Snider album always manages to have one song that perfectly encapsulates my current state.

twitter (feed #10)
@stevenwsmith i’ve had good luck with Motheral. [#] 2:57pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 7:44pm | via Facebook

Mike Mucking with email lists. Annoyed by PR peeps who fill my inbox daily yet have opted out of receiving our emails. #spamriprocity.

twitter (feed #10)
Mucking with email lists. Annoyed by PR peeps who fill my inbox daily yet have opted out of receiving our emails. #spamriprocity [#] 7:44pm | via Twitter
generic (feed #7)
Posted an item. 8:29pm | via Generic

FW Opera Festival offer from Pegasus News

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@johnrobinson Damn! When I got Page locked down using nothing but a newspaper it was A1 for weeks… [#] 9:18pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 9:21pm | via Facebook

Mike Last.fm is much.improved. Been listening to it instead of iTunes all day and didn’t know the difference.

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Last.fm is much.improved. Been listening to it instead of iTunes all day and didn’t know the difference. [#] 9:21pm | via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 20 songs. 10:28pm | via Last.fm
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 11:04pm | via Facebook

Mike Coolio. How dressy?

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Coolio. How dressy? [#] 11:04pm | via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for April 22nd

in me, Me, ME!
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 12:16am | via Facebook

Mike @ the Lodge for Mooney / AwkQuarius. Controlled mayhem. Brightest lights I’ve seen in a strip club pre-2 AM.

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@ the Lodge for Mooney / AwkQuarius. Controlled mayhem. Brightest lights I’ve seen in a strip club pre-2 AM. [#] 12:16am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 12:48am | via Facebook

Mike Pik and Tahiti coming through on personality and winning buffet-gorging crowd in suboptimal performance conditions. Hope they make the video.

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Pik and Tahiti coming through on personality and winning buffet-gorging crowd in suboptimal performance conditions. Hope they make the video [#] 12:48am | via Twitter
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Paul Mooney went 2 1/2 hours. No breaks. Wore me out. [#] 4:38am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 4:38am | via Facebook

Mike Paul Mooney went 2 1/2 hours. No breaks. Wore me out.

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Take that, Fake Tom Waits! http://twitter.com/suspended. fake @nickcave was always much more clever than you anyway… (via @AntiRecords) [#] 5:11am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 5:11am | via Facebook

Mike Take that, Fake Tom Waits! http://twitter.com/suspended. fake @nickcave was always much more clever than you anyway… (via @AntiRecords).

facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 12:31pm | via Facebook

Mike Looking at to-do list vs. number of hours until Thurs. flight to Philly. <shudders>

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Looking at to-do list vs. number of hours until Thurs. flight to Philly. <shudders> [#] 12:31pm | via Twitter
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@samiii You should be talking some sense in the new paywall news crowd. But I selfishly hope they don’t listen. [#] 1:55pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 1:59pm | via Facebook

Mike Love when our dev team "deploys." Sounds dire and military, in a Kubrickian kinda way.

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Love when our dev team "deploys." Sounds dire and military, in a Kubrickian kinda way. [#] 1:59pm | via Twitter
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PegNews.com finally (mostly) on Django trunk. FOR-EV-ERRRR. (via @bretthoerner) [#] 4:15pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 4:15pm | via Facebook

Mike PegNews.com finally (mostly) on Django trunk. FOR-EV-ERRRR. (via @bretthoerner).

generic (feed #5)
Posted an item. 5:18pm | via Generic

Concert review: Paul Mooney / AwkQuarius Showtime taping at The Lodge

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Parallels struggles we’re having with fonts in our redesign: http://is.gd/tIIn [#] 7:21pm | via Twitter
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Posted an item. 7:21pm | via Facebook

Mike Parallels struggles we’re having with fonts in our redesign: http://is.gd/tIIn.

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RT @AntiRecords Potato Hole, long-awaited release from Booker T. Jones, backed by the Drive-By Truckers and Neil Young, is available today! [#] 8:13pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:13pm | via Facebook

Mike RT @AntiRecords Potato Hole, long-awaited release from Booker T. Jones, backed by the Drive-By Truckers and Neil Young, is available today!

lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 12 songs. 8:31pm | via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
Paul Mooney review: http://is.gd/tJRc [#] 8:52pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:52pm | via Facebook

Mike Paul Mooney review: http://is.gd/tJRc.

Stream o' consciousness for April 20th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:33am | via Facebook

Mike E. Dallas’ Green Spor rocks. Healthy / organic c-store & gas. Scalable model?

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E. Dallas’ Green Spor rocks. Healthy / organic c-store & gas. Scalable model? [#] 8:33am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:34am | via Facebook

Mike E. Dallas’ Green Spot rocks. Healthy / organic c-store & gas. Scalable model?

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E. Dallas’ Green Spot rocks. Healthy / organic c-store & gas. Scalable model? [#] 8:34am | via Twitter
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@huntleypaton I’d dispute that innovation econ is still vc-driven. [#] 8:36am | via Twitter
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will name first AND thirdborn children after whomever can devise plan that causes LBJ frwy to not suck. [#] 8:46am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:46am | via Facebook

Mike will name first AND thirdborn children after whomever can devise plan that causes LBJ frwy to not suck.

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Of course @tomwaits is the genuine item. Can’t you hear the gravel in those tweets? [#] 8:53am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:53am | via Facebook

Mike Of course @tomwaits is the genuine item. Can’t you hear the gravel in those tweets?

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@Tweetie better on iPhone; @lounge better on OSX. And that’s OK. [#] 9:52am | via Twitter
generic (feed #6)
Posted an item. 10:39am | via Generic

Favoriting contest: Lakewood NA Charity Poker buy-in: Square Pegs

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Favoriting contest: Lakewood NA Charity Poker buy-in: Square Pegs http://tinyurl.com/c9y2mf (via @pegasusnews) [#] 2:16pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 2:16pm | via Facebook

Mike Favoriting contest: Lakewood NA Charity Poker buy-in: Square Pegs http://tinyurl.com/c9y2mf (via @pegasusnews).

generic (feed #6)
Posted an item. 3:41pm | via Generic

Former Dallas Morning News photographer Damon Winter wins Pulitzer: Square Pegs

lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 74 songs. 4:15pm | via Last.fm

Stream o' consciousness for April 19th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
twitter (feed #10)
RT @bretthoerner PegNews story about @cohabitat http://tinyurl.com/cs97nu [#] 10:37am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 10:37am | via Facebook

Mike RT @bretthoerner PegNews story about @cohabitat http://tinyurl.com/cs97nu.

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Tomorrow’s news assnmnt: Paul Mooney (Chappelle; writer for Pryor) taping concert at local strip club. Wife going as my photog. #itsaliving [#] 12:28pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 12:28pm | via Facebook

Mike Tomorrow’s news assnmnt: Paul Mooney (Chappelle; writer for Pryor) taping concert at local strip club. Wife going as my photog. #itsaliving.

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@JoostTX Ring the bells that still can ring
Forget your perfect offering
There is a crack in everything
That’s how the light gets in-L Cohen [#] 1:09pm | via Twitter
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@EricCeleste Hardest and most important thing in depo: Don’t answer anything they don’t directly ask. Elaboration is not your friend. [#] 1:24pm | via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for April 18th

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twitter (feed #10)
East Dallas egg smackdown. About to pass judgment on Another Broken Egg. Bckgrnd: I err towards local, but find Barbec’s overrated. [#] 10:01am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 10:01am | via Facebook

Mike East Dallas egg smackdown. About to pass judgment on Another Broken Egg. Bckgrnd: I err towards local, but find Barbec’s overrated.

facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 11:18am | via Facebook

Mike E. Dallas egg smackdown verdict: Another Broken Egg FTW. += bloody marys, crabcakes, hollandaise, service. -= price, halfassed potatoes.

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E. Dallas egg smackdown verdict: Another Broken Egg FTW. += bloody marys, crabcakes, hollandaise, service. -= price, halfassed potatoes. [#] 11:18am | via Twitter
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@jfritsche A little cheaper than Breadwinners if you order the priciest stuff. [#] 12:13pm | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@JoostTX right back atchya brother. Was just making sure I had enough time to sing praised in traditional toast. [#] 12:14pm | via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for April 17th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 79 songs. 10:47pm | via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
If I haven’t returned your email this week, blame Google, my mac, the weather, the economy and wild dogs. But not me. [#] 11:23pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 11:51pm | via Facebook

Mike If I haven’t returned your email this week, blame Google, my mac, the weather, the economy and wild dogs. But not me.

twitter (feed #10)
CNN sends *breaking news email* that it lost to Ashton in Twitter race? WTF? Would unsub but want to see how low they sink. [#] 7:18am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 7:18am | via Facebook

Mike CNN sends *breaking news email* that it lost to Ashton in Twitter race? WTF? Would unsub but want to see how low they sink.

twitter (feed #10)
@mailchimp rocks the house. Sent first two campaigns yesterday — Saved time; looks better; great analytics. [#] 7:44am | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@mailchimp Praise for us is praise for you: http://is.gd/sW4K [#] 7:47am | via Twitter
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There are 2 Twitters. One for people who want to engage with a wider communication circle. T’other for people too dim to grasp rss. [#] 8:41am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:41am | via Facebook

Mike There are 2 Twitters. One for people who want to engage with a wider communication circle. T’other for people too dim to grasp rss.

twitter (feed #10)
has a boulder on my shoulder, feelin’ kinda older. [#] 8:53am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 8:53am | via Facebook

Mike has a boulder on my shoulder, feelin’ kinda older.

generic (feed #6)
Posted an item. 9:58am | via Generic

Questionable ad of the day: Burger King’s "SpongeBob Got Back": Square Pegs

twitter (feed #10)
23,800,000 Google results when looking for advice on best man wedding toasts [#] 11:13am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 11:13am | via Facebook

Mike 23,800,000 Google results when looking for advice on best man wedding toasts.

facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 2:46pm | via Facebook

Mike Hmm. The busier I am, the more I Tweet: http://is.gd/t0EQ.

twitter (feed #10)
Hmm. The busier I am, the more I Tweet: http://is.gd/t0EQ [#] 2:46pm | via Twitter
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 50 songs. 3:27pm | via Last.fm
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 6:31pm | via Facebook

Mike Marty Robbins’ "20th Century Drifter" is bourgeois "Stroker Ace."

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Marty Robbins’ "20th Century Drifter" is bourgeois "Stroker Ace" [#] 6:31pm | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@davidwestphal denies existence of smog. Film @ 11. [#] 6:32pm | via Twitter

Stream o' consciousness for April 16th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 9:12am | via Facebook

Mike Anyone who says that modern tech ruins suspense (NYT Sunday) has boy tried to post breaking news while watching pinwheel o’ death.

generic (feed #5)
Posted an item. 12:36pm | via Generic

Soccer update: FC Dallas vs. Toronto FC on Sunday

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rt @mleewelch long tedious & over-publicized death of a business that only occasionally resembles its noble cinematic self http://is.gd/sOJj [#] 2:53pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 2:53pm | via Facebook

Mike rt @mleewelch long tedious & over-publicized death of a business that only occasionally resembles its noble cinematic self http://is.gd/sOJj.

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Shafer: adding value by skinning alive beautiful baby seal you birthed and serving its fresh, beating heart in a hurry http://is.gd/sOKG [#] 2:55pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 2:55pm | via Facebook

Mike Shafer: adding value by skinning alive beautiful baby seal you birthed and serving its fresh, beating heart in a hurry http://is.gd/sOKG.

lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 60 songs. 5:20pm | via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
Brilliant: Fast Food ads vs. reality http://is.gd/3jn [#] 5:28pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 5:34pm | via Facebook

Mike Brilliant: Fast Food ads vs. reality http://is.gd/3jn.

Stream o' consciousness for April 16th

in me, Me, ME!
blog (feed #1)
twitter (feed #10)
@jfritsche For iPhone cases try senacases.com. Love mine and it doubles as my wallet. [#] 1:02am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 1:17am | via Facebook

Mike Hugh’s Second Law: "Social Media X exists to talk to other members of Social Media X. The Echo-Chamber is always with us." (via @gapingvoid).

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Hugh’s Second Law: "Social Media X exists to talk to other members of Social Media X. The Echo-Chamber is always with us." (via @gapingvoid) [#] 1:17am | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
If Doris Day ever heard Sly Stone’s "Que Sera Sera," it must have broken her heart. [#] 1:29am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 1:29am | via Facebook

Mike If Doris Day ever heard Sly Stone’s "Que Sera Sera," it must have broken her heart.

twitter (feed #10)
On a big Tom Waits kick this week. Trying to figure out what that means. Rewatching Big Time in the meantime. [#] 3:25am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 3:25am | via Facebook

Mike On a big Tom Waits kick this week. Trying to figure out what that means. Rewatching Big Time in the meantime.

twitter (feed #10)
Grr. Pulled over for rolling stopsign. [#] 1:33pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 1:33pm | via Facebook

Mike Grr. Pulled over for rolling stopsign.

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California roll lamest moving viol. Least he ignored lack of seatbelt; dog-chewed license, open absinthe, crossbow and box of unmarked bills [#] 1:58pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 1:58pm | via Facebook

Mike California roll lamest moving viol. Least he ignored lack of seatbelt; dog-chewed license, open absinthe, crossbow and box of unmarked bills.

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generic (feed #5)
Posted an item. 5:00pm | via Generic

As Earth Day approaches, home and garden events are rooted in soil

Stream o' consciousness for April 14th

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twitter (feed #10)
been a Belgian beer snob of late, but sometimes nothing tops the champagne o’ beers. [#] 7:02pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 7:02pm | via Facebook

Mike been a Belgian beer snob of late, but sometimes nothing tops the champagne o’ beers.

twitter (feed #10)
@JoostTX what’s wrong w/ this picture?April at Monk drinking LaChoef. Me @ home drinking Miller. [#] 7:21pm | via Twitter
blog (feed #1)
googlereader (feed #8)
generic (feed #6)
Posted an item. 8:52am | via Generic

The trouble with mixed newsrooms: Square Pegs

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RT @pegasusnews The trouble with mixed newsrooms: Square Pegs http://tinyurl.com/dzufbe [#] 10:12am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 10:12am | via Facebook

Mike RT @pegasusnews The trouble with mixed newsrooms: Square Pegs http://tinyurl.com/dzufbe.

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Finished vaca plan: 3 nts. NYC in June for pal Dave Furr’s Broadway play; Jazz Lawn Party; etc.: Administaff trav/lodge cost for 2 = < $1k. [#] 10:14am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 10:14am | via Facebook

Mike Finished vaca plan: 3 nts. NYC in June for pal Dave Furr’s Broadway play; Jazz Lawn Party; etc.: Administaff trav/lodge cost for 2 = < $1k.

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An obituary for newspapers — published 1918 http://is.gd/soc6 [#] 11:37am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 11:37am | via Facebook

Mike An obituary for newspapers — published 1918 http://is.gd/soc6.

twitter (feed #10)
I fell for Kinky’s first gubenatorial run. As much as I like the outsider, I won’t be fooled again. [#] 11:42am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 11:42am | via Facebook

Mike I fell for Kinky’s first gubenatorial run. As much as I like the outsider, I won’t be fooled again.

facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 12:44pm | via Facebook

Mike Satnding in line @ print/ship ctr because of old woman’s selfserve copy ineptitude. Some good ideas in film Lofansll.

generic (feed #6)
Posted an item. 12:45pm | via Generic

(Not) Recreating Cooper’s 60-yard goal: Square Pegs

facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 12:48pm | via Facebook

Mike Print/ship center @ standstill because of old woman w/ no business using selfserve copier. Some good ideas in film Logan’s Run.

twitter (feed #10)
Print/ship center @ standstill because of old woman w/ no business using selfserve copier. Some good ideas in film Logan’s Run. [#] 12:48pm | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
I’m using 7315 MB (99%) of my 7315 MB in Gmail. I am, indeed, bigger than Google. [#] 1:20pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 1:20pm | via Facebook

Mike I’m using 7315 MB (99%) of my 7315 MB in Gmail. I am, indeed, bigger than Google.

googlereader (feed #8)
lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 76 songs. 6:28pm | via Last.fm

Stream o' consciousness for April 13th

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blog (feed #1)
googlereader (feed #8)
twitter (feed #10)
RT @wmhartnett WTF is the statusphere? http://is.gd/sanW Sounds extra douchey. Suck it, statusphere. #suckitmonday [#] 10:15am | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Finally gave up and linked Twitter to FBook. Thought they deserved different messages, but meh… [#] 10:38am | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 10:38am | via Facebook

Mike Finally gave up and linked Twitter to FBook. Thought they deserved different messages, but meh…

twitter (feed #10)
@vedo I use FB & Twit very differently. But finding myself posting mostly on Twit and neglecting a subset of my friends. [#] 10:46am | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@vedo Start with <a href=”mailto:alexbentley@pegasusnews.com”>alexbentley@pegasusnews.com [#] 11:37am | via Twitter
googlereader (feed #8)
twitter (feed #10)
@mailchimp kicks Constant Contact’s ass… Switching from mac app and shoestrings/gum now. [#] 1:04pm | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
@conej I always endorse all things Omni. We use Omnigraffle, Focus and Plan. All rock. Only downside is some feature bloat. [#] 2:17pm | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Romanesko: Again trimming editorial staff, Tribune found money to hire new spokeswoman-One of her first tasks was to not comment on cuts [#] 2:54pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 2:54pm | via Facebook

Mike Romanesko: Again trimming editorial staff, Tribune found money to hire new spokeswoman-One of her first tasks was to not comment on cuts.

lastfm (feed #4)
Listened to 53 songs. 4:31pm | via Last.fm
twitter (feed #10)
No longer give damn re:future of papers, goog, fb, tv, mags, blogs, twits or any entity. But still care re: future. #disinterestedmediation [#] 6:38pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 6:38pm | via Facebook

Mike No longer give damn re:future of papers, goog, fb, tv, mags, blogs, twits or any entity. But still care re: future. #disinterestedmediation.

facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 6:47pm | via Facebook

Mike We The Media have trained to cover horserace. No wonder that’s how new new media is covered. And that’s how the next revolution sneaks up.

twitter (feed #10)
We The Media have trained to cover horserace. No wonder that’s how new new media is covered. And that’s how the next revolution sneaks up. [#] 6:47pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 6:48pm | via Facebook

Mike Syncing Facebook and Twitter is like ordering a Big Mac at Burger King. (via @adamatorium).

twitter (feed #10)
Syncing Facebook and Twitter is like ordering a Big Mac at Burger King. (via @adamatorium) [#] 6:48pm | via Twitter
twitter (feed #10)
Worst outcome for heretic: heresy becomes conventional wisdoom. Then you’re dull AND smell funny. #intentionaltypos [#] 6:53pm | via Twitter
facebook (feed #2)
Posted an item. 6:53pm | via Facebook

Mike Worst outcome for heretic: heresy becomes conventional wisdoom. Then you’re dull AND smell funny. #intentionaltypos.

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