They don’t understand their audiences because they’re not used to using data...– Elizabeth Spiers on how traditional mainstream gets digital wrong (via soupsoup) I did a Q&A with the Knoxville News on web media, etc.
The lesson, for those who would wish to destroy a worthy item that is embedded...– Peter Maass, NYMag (via aatombomb)
Hungover Owls →
topherchris: Favorite Tumblr of the moment. (thx karishma)
via @blisstreedotcom: 8 Wedding RSVPs We Wish We Could Have Sent: http://bit.ly/bKnlVi
Jack Shafer wins. You can all go home
katiebakes: Previously, Jack Shafer knocked bogus trend stories about Chinese hymenoplasties, cuckolding, drivers buzzed on meds, robo-tripping and digital drugs, “circle lenses,” choking games, sack-tapping, marijuana cuisine, Pakistanis impersonating Indians, Americans renouncing their citizenship, playwrights working for TV, Christian fight clubs, home barbering, DIY burial, girls’ sports,...
8 Wedding Invitation RSVPs We Wish We Could've... →
b5media: I/We will attend, but reluctantly, and with serious reservations, because you always say that THIS PERSON is THE ONE, and that you’re sure it’s GOING TO WORK OUT THIS TIME. We give it six months, max. Meantime, we’ll have the filet mignon. (via Blisstree)
Excited to read @rosecransb ‘s new novel. Nice review today in the Times. http://nyti.ms/cwifP1
richardnash: See Blakely TED talk http://bit.ly/aH40mr for why RT @ericries: RT @krisztinaholly:Disaster…Congress abt to pass copyright for in fashion I just clicked on this link and was disappointed to see that Richard Blakely did not in fact have a TED talk.
Social media and biz dev interns needed for...
b5media needs an intern to help with business development and social media. If you’re interested or know someone who is, send resumes and cover letters to Amanda Ernst at Amanda AT b5media dot com. b5 media, the publisher of online lifestyle content for women including Crushable.com, TheGloss.com and Blisstree.com, is seeking a social media savvy fall intern to focus on ecommerce and...
My mom was crying in the front seat and if you knew my dad you’d know he never...– The Baby-Sitters Club By Bret Easton Ellis Chapter 2: Claudia’s Candy War The much-anticipated second installment from the brilliant Drew Grant via Crushable. (via b5media)
I need new interns: http://spiers.tumblr.com/post/922266002/interns-needed
Sadly, my Duke-terns are leaving this week and so are most of b5’s summer interns. So I’m looking for new interns to help with a variety of projects and basically all of the b5 sites (Crushable.com, TheGloss.com, and Blisstree.com) need new people. So if you’re interested, or know someone who is, you can contact me at ESPIERS at Gmail.
I have whatever the opposite of inbox zero is right now. (Mostly resumes.) Inbox 2496?
New Allie Brosh: "4 Totally Legitimate Uses for... →
The Babysitters Club, by Bret Easton Ellis →
SpiersList Vol. 3: More hiring! - http://eepurl.com/MBe1
Via Caroline Waxler, if you check into “Spiers launch school” on Foursquare, you unlock the “mile high” badge. I’m going to assume that this is a mistake that works in my favor.
Of a Kind: Okay. So. Actually. →
This blog is part of something bigger: a forthcoming website about emerging fashion designers—one that will sell their wares and tell their stories. We’re still in pre-launch mode and will let you know as soon as there’s more to share, but in the meantime, we’re looking for a talented,… Of a Kind is one of my launch school companies and they’re doing interesting stuff....
I almost named my dog "Snarky" instead of "Lola,"... →