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President Obama Meets Gov. Christy In New Jersey After Hurrricane Sandy

President Barack Obama landed in New Jersey to survey the extensive damage caused to the entire state by Hurricane Sandy. It’s estimated that 60 percent of New Jersey is without…

Happy Halloween! Go SF Giants – Parade Today

It’s Wednesday, October 31st, which means it’s Halloween 2012. It also happens to be the day of the parade for the 2012 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, too. Of…

SF Muni Bus Vandal Gregory Tyler Graniss Arrested Thanks To Social Media

The ass-hole that tried to damage a San Francisco Muni Bus on Third and Market after the San Francisco Giants’ World Series win, was arrested just about three hours ago.…

Lucasfilm Bought By Disney For $4 Billion

Disney under Robert Iger has become the only true media giant. It owns Pixar, Marvel Entertainment, Cap Cities / ABC, ESPN, whatever small company this blogger can’t think of, and…

New York Media Takes A Hurricane Sandy Big Hit

Lost in the flurry of social media reports was the fact that New York, the media capital, was crippled in another way: its media outlets were rendered inactive. This was…

In Brooklyn NY, Reports Of Residents Dealing With Flood And Damage

While the worst of Hurricane Sandy is behind us, New Yorkers are dealing with the horror of a period with no power, food, or in many cases, the homes themselves.…

Hurricane Sandy Manhattan Flood Storify Blog

A storify look at how New York's Manhattan Island was impacted by Hurricane Sandy

SF Police Seek Buswrecker Man Who Attacked Muni Bus After World Series

The San Francisco Police and a ton of angry SF Giants fans are in search of the man who took one of those street line makers (the steel kind you…

New York West Village To Get Power In 4-10 Days: Occupied Air

Live Video streaming by Ustream According to this new broadcast from Occupied Air, New York City’s West Village is expected to be one of the first areas to get power…

President Obama’s Statement on Hurricane Sandy

In this video President Obama says that on Monday before Hurricane Sandy hit water, he had talked to all of the governors of all of the states that would be…

Smoke In Flooded NY Apartment During Hurricane Sandy (Video)

Here’s an example of how mainstream media increasingly fails to give a comprehensive view of what’s happening during a disaster, and why social media has overtaken it. The USTREAM channel…

CNN’s Ali Velchi Stands Up To Hurricane Sandy Winds, Video Bomb

As Hurricane Sandy made its way through New York City and Atlantic City, NJ, and the Eastern Seaboard, Twitter took note of the work of CNN’s long time correspondent, Ali…

Thomas Peterffy, Pro-GOP Ad Buyer, Called Shady Wall Street Chieftain

Thomas Peterffy’s a name you’ve probably never heard of until a run of pro-GOP ads that have been played again and again on YouTube and on CNN. The ad starts…

Hurricane Sandy Live Update

Hurricane Sandy: Live Report (via AFP) 2322GMT: JUST IN – Sandy is due to make landfall within the next hour along the New Jersey coast, the US National Hurricane Center…

Ravens Not Letting Hurricane Sandy Affect Them

Hurricane Sandy is a bit*h, but the Baltimore Ravens are fighting back and doing their best to beat her at her own game. Their bye week is over and they…

Sergio Romo Final Out; SF Giants Win World Series; Marina Flies Apart

WARNING – THIS VIDEO IS LOUD! San Francisco Giants Pitcher Sergio Romo’s incredible killer instinct performance in shutting down Detroit Tigers batters ended with a “K” on his final pitch…

Hurricane Sandy Brings Mitt Romney’s Insensitive Anti-FEMA Ideas To Light

Hurricane Sandy is more than just the perfect storm, it’s the perfect tool to out a campaigns message for better or worse. For President Barack Obama, it’s for the better,…

‘With All Due Respect, That’s a Bunch of Malarkey’: Decoding the Debate Smile

This Presidential election has resurrected a very interesting dichotomy — The “debate smile.” Urban Dictionary says it is a forced smile that a person in the spotlight (in this case…

SF Giants Sweep Detroit Tigers, Win World Series

The San Francisco Giants have done what some thought was impossible: sweep the Detroit Tigers in four games, winning the final one in dramatic 10 inning fashion, 4-3. This makes…

Could World Series Game 4 Be SF Giants Sweep?

World Series Game 4 is set to start in minutes, and the question of the day is “Can the San Francisco Giants sweep the Detroit Tigers and win the World…

Ann Hoevel: CNN Geek Out Vlog Interview

I met Ann Hoevel a year ago when I attended DragonCon for the first, and last time given what I perceive as its love and tolerance for a bit too…

Hillary Clinton Said House Republican Cuts Harm National Security

Zennie62 outlined how House GOP leaders worked to diminish the President’s ability to use military action in Libya, where Benghazi is located. Now, comes a Washington Post report from 2011…

Liam Payne Knocks Justin Bieber For Being Solo Act

One Direction’s Liam Payne for some reason could not resist taking a critical shot at Justin Bieber while saying he feels sorry for him. Payne told told Now Magazine as…

House GOP Voted Against Allowing Obama To Deploy Troops In Libya, Benghazi

Lost in the Fox News-led, right-wing desire to pin the Benghazi tragedy on President Obama is the fact that in 2011, House Republicans led several efforts to prevent or curb…

Can History Repeat For The Ravens?

The Baltimore Ravens are taking full advantage of their bye week to rest, recover and regroup. The football gods were kind to them by scheduling the bye at the half…

YouTube Working To Help Existing YouTube Creators

Just a quick follow up to the last post featuring Shiva Rajaraman, Director, Product Management at Google YouTube. Shiva reports that YouTube is working on expanding the current active system…

Shiva Rajaraman Of YouTube Reports On The State Of YouTube

Shiva Rajaraman, Director, Product Management at Google YouTube starts Play 2012. Shiva’s talking to the Play 2012 Conference audience and asked “How many people have used YouTube in the last…

Play 2012 Digital Media Conference Today

The >play 2012 Digital Media Conference is today at the UC Berkeley Haas Business School, and it promises to be an excellent presentation. The event is entirely student-run, and concerns…

Reddit Founder Steve Huffman At Web 2.0 Party, 2007 (Video)

It was 2007 and I was invited to a party for Reddit, thanks to Cathy Brooks, currently of Other Than That Studios, and then working with Loc Lemur on the…

Mitt Romney Must Show College Transcripts

Where are Gov. Mitt Romney’s college transcripts? For all of the questions about President Obama and his college transcripts, which are not sealed by the way, no one has asked…

FireFly: Browncoats Unite; The Science Channel; Nov. 11th

FireFly: Browncoats Unite, on The Science Channel reunites Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion and the entire renegade crew of the Serenity for the first time ever to provide the complete oral…

Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Jennifer Hudson Help Open Versace Vibe Store

Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Jennifer Hudson, Bar Refaeli, and Linda Evangelista – this is the way to open a store. The edifice? The Versace Vibe store at on Mercer Street…

Heather Clem Of Hulk Hogan Sex Tape, Has More With Other Men

Remember Heather Clem, she the ex-wife of “Bubba the Love Sponge” and now of the now-famous Hulk Hogan sex tape, and the focus of this blogger’s video? Well, the news…

George Mitchell Out As San Bruno Fire Mediator

After a lot of complaints, conga drums, and consternation, former Senator George Mitchell is out as the mediator who was hand-picked by the California Public Utilities Commission, or the CPUC.…