The Web 2013

April Fool's Day...

I'm terrible at April Fool's Day pranks on my blog. I tried it once and I felt so bad after pulling the prank that I decided never to do them again.

Last year, my plan was to announce that Katie was pregnant on April Fool's Day and see who, if anyone, actually bought it. Just as I was about to pull the trigger, Katie and I decided we weren't quite ready to announce and it would've been in pretty bad taste anyway. I'm noticing this as I read all kinds of fake pregnancy announcements all over Twitter and Facebook today.

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Ease of use...

Yesterday, I received an email from a musician of whom both Katie and I are fans. We've seen her play live three times and have loved it each time.

Naturally, since I rarely get to go to concerts with Katie (she doesn't go to Pitchfork due to a severe fear of festivals, crowds, and smelly hippies), I was intrigued enough to investigate ticket options for this artist's upcoming tour.

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Twitter above all...

There are a lot of social media services out there. Facebook, Twitter, Google +, MySpace (I think), and oh so many others I don't bother to familiarize myself with for a variety of reasons.

Oh those, I know more people on Facebook than any other. So when I tell people that I hate Facebook and prefer Twitter, I am always inundated with "why?"

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