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If Roy Moore Wins It Will be Because of Russian Interference and Racist Voter Suppression

The Senate race in Alabama to fill the seat once occupied by Jeff Sessions is a microcosm of last year’s presidential race. On one side we have Doug Jones, a sane, good-natured liberal; on the other we have Roy Moore, a rightier-than-right-wing Republican who believes, among other things, that …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Big Boy Donald Trump Did a Very Clever Tweet About CNN!

Donald Trump was up early Saturday morning thinking hard about what to say to his 43 million Twitter followers. Tired of being lampooned by the media as being an incompetent idiot with potential brain damage, Trump put on his very best writer’s cap and produced a stunningly clever play on words …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Comedian Josh Gondelman Tells You How to Tweet

Comedian, author, and Last Week Tonight writer Josh Gondelman knows how to be funny in any context. Like any comedian, Josh’s second (or third or fourth) job is being good at Twitter. In 2012 he co-created the novelty account Modern Seinfeld, and he tweets regularly on his own account. In this video he explains how—or…Read […]

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Tesla, Uber Investor Posts Twitter Poll Asking If Millions Of North Korean Deaths Would Be Acceptable

Jason Calacanis, founder of Engadget and investor in dozens of companies, including Tesla and Uber, would like to know if it’s morally acceptable for millions of people to die in a preemptive strike against North Korea. It’s just something that came up over dinner.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Rick And Morty’s Dan Harmon has some empathy and wisdom for anyone suffering from depression

Rick And Morty co-creator Dan Harmon feels a lot of feelings, something you’ll quickly learn when watching his documentary, Harmontown. And while that’s no doubt laid a few speed bumps beneath his career, it’s also made him one of the more relatable celebrities to emerge from the L.A. comedy scene. That’s likely what…Read more… Continue […]

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Hundreds of popular apps are secretly tracking everything you do on your phone

Uber, Tinder, Skype, Twitter, Spotify, and Snapchat are keeping tabs on their users. Researchers from Yale University’s Privacy Lab have discovered that these popular apps contain hidden trackers that observe all that app users do on their phones, unbeknownst to the cellular users. The researchers indicate that such hidden tracker monitoring is likely a widespread […]

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Susan Sarandon is a Sentient Garbage Fire of a Human Being

Since she told Chris Hayes that Donald Trump would “bring the revolution,” Susan Sarandon has dug herself further and further into a foxhole of crazy, never once backing down from her remarks over this last year. Her unrepentant, strident attitudes would be admirable if they were directed …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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DJ Snake flies fan to Paris for upcoming hometown show

DJ Snake has extended a warm Paris welcome to a fan.Twitter user Gaurav Jain (@jain11gaurav) reached out to the Parisian producer with a tweet after realizing that tickets to DJ Snake’s show in had sold out. Jain, however, had already planned to fly to Paris, excited by the opportunity to see his favorite DJ perform […]

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Two Ways to Make Trump’s Tweets a Little Less Awful 

The president’s Twitter account is unprecedented as a communications strategy, a stream-of-consciousness series of communiqués that strike fear into the heart of any American who wants to, I dunno, avoid war or keep on having a Constitution. But his Twitter rants, as bizarre and as unhinged as they frequently are…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Porter Robinson’s Virtual Self Twitter account tweets out telling phone number

Porter Robinson‘s mysterious Virtual Self project is slowly gaining clarity. Days ago, a Reddit user shared what appeared to be a poster advertising the first live Virtual Self performance, uncovered in Brooklyn after a recent Madeon show.Robinson’s Virtual Self alias has only continued to garner attention, tweeting a phone number at 12 PM on November 7. The […]

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This Chrome Extension Keeps the Tweets in Your Timeline to 140 Characters

I liked Twitter better when everyone got 140 characters. That’s the whole point of Twitter: brevity, concision, a strong editorial hand on the tiller. So I was not at all pleased to see the company’s announcement that all users now get 280 characters, which I believe will encourage a certain sloppiness in expression—a…Read more… Continue […]

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