Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: Stuffy Actors Reading Inane Social Media Is a Promising Meme

First it was two august actors, James Earl Jones and Malcolm McDowell, reading Facebook updates, which was a hoot.

Now it’s a pair of dueling thespians of a certain era emoting on an idiotic comment war over the boy band One Direction, on Google’s YouTube.

It’s surprisingly gratifying.

Enjoy:


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There’s a lot of attention and PR around Marissa, but their product lineup just kind of blows.

— Om Malik on Bloomberg TV, talking about Yahoo, the September issue of Vogue Magazine, and our overdependence on Google