Tag Archives: Arianna Huffington

Will Obama get real about jobs?


[Hard to tell why the woman in the video is working herself up to jump off a bridge. Maybe it’s Jolson’s voice.] I’m posting this right before the State of the Union address, in the hope that my remarks will … Continue reading

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Jong on Arianna’s ‘special place in hell’


Author and “zipless fuck” pioneer Erica Jong is seventy years old now, and her brand of feminism looks a bit naive in perspective, but it’s nice to read her priorities are still in good order. Here she is calling out … Continue reading

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Arianna won’t have to share the jackpot


Some bloggers are half-crazy, probably from spending too much time alone. Picture those poor fools who thought Arianna Huffington would compensate them for having worked for nothing to help make her another fortune. From Raw Story: Bloggers hoping to put … Continue reading

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Arianna & the Koch bros, perfect together


From The Raw Story: The Huffington Post rebuffed a union boycott call over its practice of using unpaid bloggers, saying most of them are “thrilled to contribute” despite not being paid. The Newspaper Guild, a union of US media workers … Continue reading

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HuffPo/AOL — a new reason to avoid J-school


The Huffington Post is a brilliantly packaged product with a particular flair for addressing the cultural and entertainment tastes of its overwhelmingly liberal audience. To grasp its business model, though, you need to picture a galley rowed by slaves and … Continue reading

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