The Interwebs are canoodlin’ about Google’s new logo, which they debuted yesterday on their homepage with a Doodle.
Twitter quickly responded with an #OldGoogle vs #NewGoogle hashtag, and #NewGoogle is winning..but personally, I think it’s
While the old logo was all serif-y (which isn’t my bag), the new logo looks like a generic children’s font from an off-brand puzzle or storybook.
I know their new name is Alphabet, but they can still afford nicer blocks, right?
Unless they have already spent a fortune in print support materials, I say ‘2.0’ this logo.
A little less #Blahgle and a little more #Google, please.
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Executive Producer Rob Burnett tweeted that it was merely “show business.”
More like a missed opportunity.
The day after the emotional final episode of The Late Show with David Letterman, crews reportedly quickly dismantled the legendary set, throwing much of it into dumpsters.
While I’m sure Letterman and his team took what they wanted before the demolition, think of the monies that could have been raised — for charity, no less — by letting the general public purchase a piece of the show’s 33-year history.
I can’t believe I am the only one to think of that.
That charitable contribution would have been yet another exclamation point in Letterman’s legacy.
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When I logged on to Twitter this morning, the trending topics reflected the serious topics of the day.
I was impressed that people were discussing issues of import instead of the usual One Direction laments and Kim Kardashian’s bottom.
But by day’s end?
Equilibrium has been restored.
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I started following @SteveJobQuotes on Twitter when the account appeared following his untimely death.
The account was exactly that — inspirational quotes from Jobs taken from his live talks or book.
It was food for thought.
But lately the tweets have taken a turn. Only today, “The best ways to flirt” and “Deadly fashion sins” were on their newsfeed.
I can’t picture Jobs having much to say on either topic, except perhaps —
“A black turtleneck is always right.”
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It’s hard to believe that it has been
three and a half four years since I first saw The Book of Mormon in previews on Broadway.
I was in the audience twice in the first two weeks (in case it closed)…but luckily the critics and New York audiences agreed.
It was the “musical of the century.”
front-row orchestra tickets on Twitter for last night’s show. The faces have changed, and possibly some nuances of the staging, but it was just like seeing it for the first time.
I made eye contact with the cast, said hello to the conductor and got spit on.
I got to take my friend Derek for his first-ever viewing.
This blog was created with a little help from my post last August, when I won the BOM Twitter lottery the first time.
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