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curated: it’s not only *digital* journalism that the free market kills…

Mon Feb 04 2019, 01:42pm | 0 comments

curated: the implosion of Channel Awesome

Mon Apr 02 2018, 02:11pm | 64 comments

from Facebook: yeah, pretty sure Frida Kahlo would hate Huffington Post

Thu Jul 07 2016, 08:15pm | 2 comments

from Facebook: a reminder of why Huffington Post is awful

Fri Feb 19 2016, 08:32pm | 1 comment

why ads have returned (and other reconsidered priorities)

Mon Aug 25 2014, 08:46pm | 16 comments

Entertainment Weekly is hiring writers! as long as those writers don’t want to get paid

Thu Mar 27 2014, 07:03pm | 8 comments

Huffington Post has no shame

Mon Jan 13 2014, 05:50pm | 2 comments

evening clickbait: the debut of the “exclusive review”; the worst way to celebrate Doctor Who; Citizen Lego

Tue Nov 19 2013, 12:20am | 2 comments

why the *hell* is Michael Musto talking to Huffington Post?

Mon May 20 2013, 08:13pm | 3 comments

fun stuff from FlickFilosopher stats week of Apr 27-May 3 2013

Sun May 05 2013, 05:27pm | 0 comments

I normally employ a total ban on linking to Huffington Post…

Tue Apr 30 2013, 03:36pm | 0 comments

check your surfing for plagiarism and recycled press releases with Churnalism

Thu Apr 25 2013, 12:55pm | 2 comments

Huffington Post gets smacked by writer who refuses to work for free

Sat Apr 13 2013, 09:41pm | 3 comments

the 19th-century painting that inspired blockbuster movie posters (and other adventures in social networking)

Mon Jan 14 2013, 10:41pm | 0 comments

why Liam Neeson is always so pissed off onscreen (and other adventures in social networking)

Sat Aug 04 2012, 01:15am | 0 comments

Moviefone’s ‘Girl’s Guide To The Avengers’ full of WTF (and other adventures in social networking)

Wed May 02 2012, 11:50pm | 0 comments

Huffington Post won a Pulitzer? crap (and other adventures in social networking)

Fri Apr 20 2012, 12:17am | 0 comments

Cold Light of Day getting the Hollywood cold shoulder (and other adventures in social networking)

Sun Apr 01 2012, 10:51pm | 0 comments

another reminder not to blog for free for a megacorporation (and other adventures in social networking)

Sat Mar 31 2012, 01:04am | 0 comments

nutty lady thinks her ghosthunter father was just like the Doctor (and other adventures in social networking)

Sun Mar 04 2012, 01:30am | 0 comments

wtf: AOL is still in the dialup business?

Sun Jun 26 2011, 04:12pm | 0 comments

so beautiful: Blogcritics hops on the HuffPo bandwagon, thinks it’s awesome to ask writers to work for free

Tue Jun 07 2011, 06:08pm | 1 comment

Maria Shriver leaked Arnie’s shame; Alan Rickman’s awesome open letter to J.K. Rowling; Disney abandons ‘Seal Team 6’ trademark; more: leftover links

Mon May 30 2011, 11:21pm | 0 comments

question of the day: How can ‘NCIS,’ the most-watched, most-loved TV show in America, be so absent from online fandom?

Thu May 19 2011, 10:32am | 0 comments

Alex Pettyfer slams Hollywood; big ‘Harry Potter’ spoiler in trailer; Hollywood gender gap still gapping; more: leftover links

Mon May 02 2011, 01:41am | 0 comments

Tyler Perry tells Spike Lee to go to hell; an apology for ‘Superman Returns’; Canadians hate loud TV ads; more: leftover links

Mon Apr 25 2011, 02:15am | 0 comments

royal wedding hype; ‘Hanna’s Joe Wright says ‘Sucker Punch’ is sexist; dear god no, there’s gonna be another ‘Tron’ flick; more: leftover links

Sun Apr 10 2011, 03:30pm | 0 comments

AOL/HuffPo shoots the messenger, fires Moviefone editor Patricia Chui over work-for-free email

Thu Apr 07 2011, 02:34am | 0 comments

backpedaling is beautiful: AOL/HuffPo attempts damage control

Wed Apr 06 2011, 05:11pm | 0 comments

AOL/HuffPo to movie journos: You’re fired, unless you want to write for free

Wed Apr 06 2011, 01:42pm | 0 comments

Scott “Dilbert” Adams comes out of the closet as a misogynist; Duke Nukem Forever features “Capture the Babe” mode; how Disney invaded our childhoods; more: leftover links

Sun Apr 03 2011, 03:20pm | 0 comments

FX overload is killing next season’s TV; Sammy Hagar comes out as alien infiltree and crazy person; Brad Pitt’s ‘World War Z’ probably dead; more: leftover links

Mon Mar 28 2011, 12:37am | 0 comments

Arianna Huffington admits unpaid HuffPo bloggers aren’t even getting the exposure they’re supposedly working for

Sat Mar 05 2011, 04:10pm | 0 comments

Christian Bale ranting again; Keith Olbermann goes to Current; Morgan Spurlock, plagiarist?; more: leftover links

Sun Feb 13 2011, 06:51pm | 0 comments

writers must stop giving their work away to Huffington Post

Wed Feb 09 2011, 03:33pm | 0 comments

watch Al Jazeera live online

Mon Jan 31 2011, 09:16am | 0 comments

‘Harry Potter’ beats up ‘Star Wars’; Michael Caine, psychic author; TV getting gayer; more: leftover links

Sat Oct 02 2010, 10:56am | 0 comments

calling bullshit: on Arianna Huffington and The Huffington Post…

Mon Jul 26 2010, 02:56pm | 26 comments

because the boundaries of fandom are truly infinite

Wed Mar 10 2010, 02:34pm | 7 comments

trailer break: ‘Crude’

Wed Sep 02 2009, 10:58am | 0 comments

question of the day: Why the hell is Harvey Weinstein reviewing movies?

Fri Jul 03 2009, 10:28am | 4 comments

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