Sep 9, 2015

todays society

Let’s talk about our evolving society

Men are about self-indulgence when it comes to consumer packaged goods, says Nielsen.  Especially compared to women, who are more into convenience and household health.

Suppose your CPG preferences drove you apart– but in a mutual, “it’s all for the best” kinda way.  Be like the people who are celebrating their divorce with selfies.  Good on you.

This isn’t generous.  Pope Francis says women who’ve had abortions can now be forgiven for a “year of mercy.”  How about minding your own business, dude?

Another “pfft, college” piece from the New Yorker.  I love these.  Almost as much as I love…

Think pieces about how technology is changing our brains!  Here’s one on depression, social media, and the nuanced, contentious link between the two.


fun only zoneThat was heavy.  Make me smile

Grimes started an art co-op called Eerie Organization and they’re already putting out music.  Pumped.

Meryl Streep gets her own Lifetime movie (sketch), thanks to Funny or Die, where a brilliant Christina Applegate channels the acting goddess.

Something fun to do with your Apple Watch.  Fuck someone!  This new sex toy is called Blush, and it connects to an app.  That allows you to control it.  Why did this take so long?

Banksy’s Dismaland gets a promotional trailer.  Love or hate the secret prankster, admit this theme park is an amazing artistic creation.  Admit it!

The Republican debate is exciting when it’s badly lip-read.  Otherwise, I feel faint.

radvertisingAdvertising.  Social media.  What’s really going on? 

Burger King’s clever offer to make a McWhopper for Peace Day didn’t work out (cause McDonald’s is WEAK), but other brands were eager to join in.

Speaking of McDonald’s, their long-awaited all-day breakfast could drive up egg prices.  Other chains have actually slowed down their egg-focused promotions due to a shortage.  But McDonalds is all, “eh.”

Instagram’s new feature lets users send each other images, so the @-mentioning is now a thing of the past.  That shit made up 40% of comments on average!

Google’s new logo is giving me life.  Serifs can go to hell.





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