Kara Swisher

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Blogs and Kisses!

Here is a clip from my favorite new television show, “Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union,” which recently debuted on Showtime.

The British comedian does spot-on impressions of average people and the errant celebrity too, including a pitch-perfect one (right down to yelling for her sister Agape) of blogger Arianna Huffington with the signature line: Blogs and Kisses!

And in this video, accepting an award at the Bloggies, the hysterical moment when Ullman/Huffington tells a competing right-wing blogger to have her “YouTubes tied.”

Here’s the video and also the promotional one for the show that is pretty funny too:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work