Rock Dude Predicts His Own Death?

Chalk this one up to the just plain creepy department.  The ex-bassist for Weezer, Mikey Welsh was found dead in a Chicago hotel room Saturday night.  Welsh was only 40 years old.  It’s not an unusual tale for a rock and roll guy, but there is a twist to the story.  A full two weeks ...

This Facebook Thing May Be Going A Little Too Far 1

An article published on Mashable today made me think that the Social Networking thing might have reached it’s apex.  Some of the details are listed below, but the jist is that now your Onstar system will read you Facebook posts and allow you to speak into your On-board phone and then transcribe and post your ...

LeBron James Free Agency Announcement on Twitter? 1

LeBron James Free Agency Announcement on Twitter?
LeBron James has joined Twitter, and taken up residence at @kingjames.  This fact by itself in not really any kind of news.  There are no posts as of yet, and the account is not yet “confirmed” by Twitter.  The comments I’ve been reading are slanted toward the “who cares” neighborhood.  I don’t care about the ...

Twitter Advice For Verizon 1

What’s the point of having a corporate Twitter account if you can’t provide good customer service?  Verizon is a perfect example of a company attempting to use social media and failing.  Customer support at Verizon reached out to me via Twitter, yet failed to deliver any kind of support.  This is the second time this ...

Just Kill TV Already 1

Television as we know it is dead.  I know it’s still around, and on occasion we try and pretend that television shows and networks are still relevant.  Television networks are nothing more than zombies wandering around looking for easy prey to devour.  In my life I have seen television go from the absolute apex of ...

Senator McCain’s Social Voice = FAIL 1

John McCain wants us to believe he has a social media voice.  Of course he does, he’s got to have one.  All of us must have a social media voice.  We’ve all got to build our own personal brands.  I think we would all agree that a voice is necessary in our new digital/social world.  ...