Around the Web on April 1st

Erik Kain

Erik writes about video games at Forbes and politics at Mother Jones. He's the contributor of The League though he hasn't written much here lately. He can be found occasionally composing 140 character cultural analysis on Twitter.

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  1. E.D. Kain says:

    The Apple thing is real? Really? Man, I thought that had to be a joke…. Report

  2. Marny says:

    Christian Progressive organization Sojourner's announces that Rush Limbaugh will headline its Mobilization to End Poverty conference (among other "news")

  3. E.D. Kain says:

    Still…a talking ipod? Maybe next they can make one that will sing to you or play you music…or…uhm… Report

  4. Dave says:

    My favorite was ESPN's Sports Guy Bill Simmons, who in one of his somewhat-regular mailbag-response columns listed some popular celebrity nude scenes over the years and amidst Phoebe Cates (Fast Times at Ridgmont High) and Jamie Lee Curtis (Trading Places), he included "Scarlett Johannsen (The Killing Game)"- which, given the traditional readership of his columns, probably sent Google into overload as they tried to figure out what he was talking about….

  5. I haven't gotten the Orlando Sentinel since my year as a failed journalism student at UCF, but today the sent me an e-mail saying someone was eaten by an alligator in Lake Eola in downtown Orlando, and when I forwarded it to my father, he actually believed it at first, which surprised me.

    That "talking iPod" is real though, it came out a few weeks ago. It has no screen and instead reads song titles and artists out loud, which is particularly great if you have poor vision. Report