Social Media Smackdown
Stevie's Spin

Stevie’s Spin: Is Facebook to Windows as Google+ is to Apple OS X?

Posted September 30, 2011 by Steve

It’s A Social Smackdown Remember when Microsoft ruled the world? Me, neither. But it did. Windows was ubiquitous and while a mainstream user might have had complaints, they were tethered to the giant; the only game in town. There was little motivation to innovate when you had a virtual monopoly. While nerds and artists embraced […]

Full Story »

steve
Stevie's Spin

How Steve Jobs Empowered a Generation

Posted October 6, 2011 by Steve

I was in the trenches when D&D and comics were still wedgie-worthy and sci-fi was light-years from trendy. The past decade has seen the advent of the geek, from social misfit and misanthrope in the eyes of mainstream folk, to sexily shy gatekeepers of an arcane world of technology and acronymic web lingo. While so many […]

Full Story »

procrastinate
Tech + Web

Internet-Free Nation: 6 + 1 Ways To Procrastinate Without The Internet

Posted March 6, 2012 by Nikki

So if you’ve read my coming of age story you must know by now that there’s a lot of procrastinating involved. What I didn’t mention was that I wrote that post while putting off studying for a midterm that I had the next day. Anyways I think know I’m the Queen of Procrastination. I don’t […]

Full Story »

jobs_mac
Tech + Web

RIP Steve Jobs, We Love The Cool Stuff You Made #isad

Posted October 6, 2011 by Nikki

First my twitter feed went ballistic announcing the unfortunate death of Steve Jobs. Then came the Facebook responses: “OMG NO!”, and “I can’t believe it…” or “Nooooo :(” and even “Man this is tragic” followed by the simple and irreverent “#isad”. A more official commentary on the matter comes from Apple itself in a statement […]

Full Story »

newipad
Stevie's Spin

Stevie’s Spin: Apple’s New iPad

Posted March 12, 2012 by Steve

Apple’s new iPad is upon us. Does it deliver? The bar is so astoundingly high for Apple that anything less than jaw-dropping translates to a disappointment. So where does the new iPad fall? When the iPhone 4s was released last October, the upgrades were strong, if predictable, but lacked the titillation we had come to […]

Full Story »

hockey proposal
Tech + Web

Canadian Hockey Gets Gay Married (#cuteoverload)

Posted March 19, 2012 by Erika

Canadian hockey did not really get gay married, but these two girls at a hockey game in Ottawa this weekend did get Gay Engaged! Watch the crowd go wild!  

Full Story »

burkesyoucanplay
Media + Advertising

NHL And Burke Family ‘You Can Play’ Campaign Adresses Homophobia In Sports

Posted March 5, 2012 by Erika

It was a big deal when Brendan Burke came out in the largely homophobic sports world in 2009. When he died tragically in 2010, his father and brother picked up his torch and continue to push for change. The “You Can Play” project has just that goal, to change attitudes and to build allies in […]

Full Story »

Screen shot 2012-05-11 at 3.49.20 PM
Tech + Web

Best Real Life Example of a Non sequitur EVER, Deranged Anti-Gay Lady in Nebraska

Posted May 11, 2012 by Erika

Editor’s Note: It has been brought to our attention, and was reported in the Journal Star, that the woman in the video, identified as Jane Svoboda suffers from a mental illness and lives in an assisted living environment. The publication reports that her brother claims she “is incompetent”. The Journal Star also says the brother […]

Full Story »