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When Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” music video premiered last week on YouTube, 829,000 people watched it simultaneously and posted over 500,000 chat messages during its debut. That’s bigger news than how within 24 hours the video was seen by 50 million people. Why?  Because in a world on demand,…

Of all the Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals this year, the one I took note of was Hulu offering its limited commercials streaming plan for only 99 cents a month. That is a bazillion percent discount from the regular price of $7.99 per month. As they said in the…

A thirsty Fox News correspondent reacted to the potential of another Hillary Clinton presidential run by declaring, “She won’t go away. She’s like herpes.” Outrageous right? Yes, because comparing someone who just won’t go away to herpes is the most played out and lazy line imaginable. I hate…

A lot of people hate Bill Maher for his smugness. He has enraged conservatives for his “Religulous” views and outraged liberals for having Milo Yiannopoulos and Steve Bannon on his HBO show. But now he has pissed off the biggest and loudest group of humans imaginable: Superhero Fans! Following…

Every year a “radically new” designed iPhone comes out. But what is novel about yet another rectangular phone? That got me wondering: why do we not see more creativity in our smartphone aesthetics? Why not have spherical shapes, oblong bubbles or maybe even one that looks like a…

It’s really cool how we are all into Queen now. I bet everyone you know has seen or plans to see Bohemian Rhapsody! It’s a celebration of Queen’s music and the soaring sounds and magnetism of lead singer Freddie Mercury. But really….I had no idea how popular Queen…

Spotify wants you to vote! Snapchat wants you to vote! Your favorite millenial influencer wants you to vote! (Insert random “cool” brand) wants you to vote! But vote for whom? Vote Democrat of course! It’s always been clear to me that pop culture get-out-the-vote drives assume everyone is…