Harlem Shake: The Life & Death of Super Memes

At some point between January 30th and February 17th, 2013, you’ve been asked to either watch or participate in a “Harlem Shake” video. Regardless of how you feel about it, you’ve probably hummed it while brushing your teeth, or already imagined your pre- and post-beat drop dance. You’re in the midst of another Super Meme.. read more →

What the hell is Klout?

Signing up for Klout was a result of a bout of blackout binge registering. Just one of those things I was magically subscribed to and whose app was installed on my phone when I woke up one morning. This new “Klout” thing promised to measure my social influence and give me a numerical score for.. read more →

Bitches Love Pinterest

I have to admit, I’m guilty of following every start-up with a quirky name, and signing up for an account or beta if it’s available. I’m constantly hungry to try out every new-fangled concept developed by a 20-some year old.   An app that lets me pay my bar tab from my iPhone? Another e-payment.. read more →

5 Awesome Online Travel Planning Tools (and how your buddies end up doing all the work)

I’ve been keeping busy planning my upcoming trip to Spain this month. I’ll be heading over there with Carlos for about 10 days to explore Madrid, Barcelona and Seville. It’s his birthday and our first wedding anniversary, so we figured we’d do something randomly extravagant. I’m a complete wreck when I plan a trip. I.. read more →

How I Won an iPad and Influenced People

For some reason, I’ve been following the Facebook page run by the car dealership where I purchased my car a few years ago. Every time I come across one of their updates, I flash back to that one late-night OCD rampage I had where I needed to decided to “like” every brand I’ve ever interacted.. read more →