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Editor of Pophangover.com, Damn You, Autocorrect!, and the whole Pophangover Network

Anatomy of a Viral Video: Smoking Baby

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[vodpod id=Video.3711938&w=425&h=350&fv=] This was a great week for viral videos. There were at least three massive videos, including a coughing, farting cat. But the one video that trumped all others was Two-Year Old Toddler Smokes Cigarettes. It's done...

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American Idol In Decline? Yes, Of Course It Is.

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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="500" caption="First American Idol, Kelly Clarkson from Flickr's Vagueonthehow"][/caption] Ratings are down 10% for American Idol this year, text messages are off by about half, compared to this same time last season,...

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Anatomy of a Viral Video: Weird Russian Audition For Fish Ad

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[vodpod id=Video.3675872&w=425&h=350&fv=] The one thing that determines whether a video will be viral or not is whether after watching it, your jaw has dropped. It doesn't matter why your jaw will have fallen open-- it could be from laughter, shock, awe,...

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Reining In My Online Self or How I Learned To Stop Chatting And Love The Web

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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="500" caption="Photo By Docklandsboy"] [/caption] One of the hardest things I've ever had to admit to myself was that I was spread too thin. I had too many accounts with too many different online services. For years,...

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