American Madness

Intelligent Criticism in the Service of a Better Nation

White Washing

This came in the mail the other day, sent to me by my Alma Mater. I have respectfully blacked out their logo and the name of the school, but can we take a moment to reflect on the fact that they sent us a big white card (not a postcard, but a full card) about [...]

Best journalism web sites

54th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards
The winners of the 54th annual Jesse H. Neal awards for editorial excellence in business media were recently announced at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.
GreenSource (less than 100K unique visitors/month)
Architectural Record (100K to 500K unique visitors/month)
Computerworld (more than 500K unique visitors/month)
I like the first two, [...]

Sneak Peek

So, it is obvious we are fans of New York Magazine. We’ve used their content (usually crediting them). They’ve used our content (sometimes crediting us).
Any-hoo, it just came across my inbox that they are doing a website re-design which will probably launch next Friday. If you’d like to see a little preview of what the [...]

… Than Again, Maybe They Have A Point

BBQ Chicken, a South Korean-based chicken franchise (with a few locations in the US*) has developed, what they are hoping is the next great revolution in fast food containers.
The recently introduced Col-Pop is a drink cup and top combo designed not only to hold your beverage of choice, but also to hold your serving of [...]

Apologies and Other Stuff

Since Josh has been on his diet, cutting out many things, including alcohol, he decided to indulge himself with a (1, singular) drink over the weekend and clearly this got him wasted to the point that he thought anything was funny. I apologize for the videos he posted. Moving right along….
Chris Grey is a [...]

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