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Viral Video: Fear the Beard, Kung-Fu Panda and How SF Didn't Stop Believing in the Giants!

Go Giants!

As in: The World Series Champions San Francisco Giants!

After BoomTown and the Swisher boys finished toilet-papering the intersection of Castro and 18th Streets (and my No. 1 son Louie sure has some arm on him), it was back to All Things Digital Global HQ to gloat all night about the baseball triumph.

And also wallow in victory over those fans in Texas who did not think our lovely City by the Bay and its vegan-leaning, organic-loving, get-your-freak-on-living denizens could pull it off.

Yes, we are too politically correct, but it must be said, in any case: Fear the Beard! (Also, Beware the Hair!)

And Giants fans also know how to do great music video, such as this one by Ashkon, created a few weeks ago:


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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