We’ve witnessed a torrent of nature- and man-made news in 2011. And if I were a betting man, the range and impact of the events to come will make news even more essential to all of us. But reading all this news started to bother me, not only because of what was happening in the … Continue reading Why Are We Still Consuming News Like It's 1899?
Everyone has their tale of horrible customer service. As the Cheezburger Network grows our Lolmart.com store, I have learned to appreciate how challenging it is to build a culture of good customer service. This is a true story about how often the littlest things can cost businesses thousands of dollars in future business. In this … Continue reading How I Got Screwed at Bellevue Chrysler Jeep Dodge
Cheezburger has raised $30 million in a venture funding round to bring more lolz to the world. Thanks for all your congratulatory Tweets, comments, emails and good thoughts. I look forward to using this money to create the best tasting Cheezburger. Continue reading Good News Everyone!
I became a U.S. Citizen only a few months ago. It was a decade-long struggle that I finally won (I’ll leave those details for another day). But by the time I sent in my voter registration information, I was told it would be too late to vote in this year’s election. I had never voted … Continue reading I Waited 32 Years to Vote. And I Almost Didn't Make It.
Thanks for all the Cheezburger fans for coming out for our new ICHC book party! (Photo by one of the Cheezburger Product Managers, Randy Stewart) Continue reading Camera Phones Killed the Polaroid
After struggling to find a watch that was inexpensive and interesting, I asked the Twitterverse for suggestions. One idea jumped out: wear the new multi-touch iPod nano as a watch. Doing a little search reveals that this idea isn’t exactly original, but since I have never met anyone else wearing an Apple watch, it met … Continue reading Hello, I'm an iPod Nano Wristwatch. (Review)
It’s about 7pm on September 10, 2010. I’m sitting on a hard steel chair at another mega-airport looking for ways to kill some time and charge the laptop. Last night, I spent my 50th night in a hotel room this year. Two hours ago, in a series of coordinated hand foot movements I took the … Continue reading Top 5 Travel Lessons Learned Spending 50 Nights in Hotels