The Obama cult

By John Ruberry Until the latest leftist outrage---the need to eliminate Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)--the gripe about President Donald J. Trump was that he is the leader of a cult. It all started when outgoing US Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) said that his party was in a "cult-like situation" over Trump. The left-wing media … Continue reading The Obama cult

OK, so I’m worse than Melania

Newsweek's Monday headline blared out, MELANIA TRUMP ORDERS REMOVAL OF NEAR-200-YEAR-OLD TREE FROM WHITE HOUSE. Not just any old tree, but the tree that Andrew Jackson brought some 200 years ago from Tennessee for his wife. Notice Melania's sideways glance, Melania Trump orders removal of the near-200-year-old tree from the White House https://t.co/mkntr7Ytlf pic.twitter.com/Ck8Vj7VXgB — … Continue reading OK, so I’m worse than Melania

No Liberal Angels for Tina Brown

I've suggested the multi million dollar sales of the Boston Globe to the Red Sox and the Washington Post to Jeff Bezos illustrate the value of a liberal Angel to the left in avoiding a more profitable conservative buyer. They also demonstrate that for Tina Brown that skill in finding such a person may have … Continue reading No Liberal Angels for Tina Brown

Hey Anyone wanna buy a Magazine blog that’s bleeding readers?

What is Tina Brown’s great skill? I would argue that it is her ability to persuade rich people to lose money. Robert Stacy McCain Jan 2nd 2013 Remember those days of Yesterday when Tina Brown was going to make Newsweek turn a profit,  Guess not : Newsweek appears to be on the block — again. … Continue reading Hey Anyone wanna buy a Magazine blog that’s bleeding readers?

Tina Brown: We’re all wannabes now

Over the last couple of months I've noted how Tina Brown had shifted gears slightly throwing in the odd conservative cover to increase sales to the horror of the left. It seems Tina Brown's adoption of capitalism wasn't a conversion, apparently like Confederate General Joe Johnson sudden decision to become an aggressive offensive commander in … Continue reading Tina Brown: We’re all wannabes now

Tina Brown comes out as a Captialist

I noticed Ed Driscoll's writeup at Instapundit on the new Newsweek cover: Clapped-out sclerotic old magazine with one foot in death’s door increasingly believes in salvation in the afterlife, if this latest Newsweek cover is any indication. Boy, between the above cover, the mausoleum-like Newseum, and the Washington Post investing in a hospice care facility, … Continue reading Tina Brown comes out as a Captialist

Tina Brown Discovers Math!

A few weeks ago Tina Brown has that rarest of rate moments, a time when an issue of her magazine Newsweek actually made money, there was a catch however the issue's cover was conservatively themed and produced consternation among the left. The resulting overwhelming sales, profits and buzz from the issue put Ms. Brown in … Continue reading Tina Brown Discovers Math!

Tina Brown and the Crisis of Profit

We've talked a bit of Tina Brown in the past and her nearly infinite capacity to lose people's moment at a rate even faster than Obama can spend it. The investors can expect to lose a crapload of cash in the process. The New Yorker reportedly lost $42 million in three years (1995-97) under Ms. … Continue reading Tina Brown and the Crisis of Profit

Demoralized as Hell: Israel/Wimp edition

Lieutenant: ...I thought I could catch Little John if he was silly enough to believe your note The Deputy Sheriff of Nottingham: My signature was on that letter, my word! Are you trying to dishonor me? The Adventures of Robin Hood: Goodbye Little John 1960 The questions continue to pile up in the whole: "What … Continue reading Demoralized as Hell: Israel/Wimp edition

Answer: You won’t lose millions on DaTechGuy on DaRadio

Question: Why is your investment in ads on DaTechGuy on DaRadio and DaTechGuy Blog and DaTipJar a better deal than investing in Tina Brown and Newsweek? Newsweek's staff is in a tizzy because word is the Golden Suckers Goose has decided to stop laying: IAC Chairman Barry Diller made the announcement during a quarterly conference … Continue reading Answer: You won’t lose millions on DaTechGuy on DaRadio

Digg: Would you like Newsweek with that?

At The WSJ They talk about the fall of Digg: Digg Inc., a social-media pioneer once valued at more than $160 million, is selling for the deeply discounted price of about $500,000, three people familiar with the matter said. I think if people at Digg are feeling kind of down on this because of this … Continue reading Digg: Would you like Newsweek with that?

Will the Newsweek cover make people think Obama has come out…

Life is nine tenths work, my boy, and a little play when you can get it. Same in the Greenwood as it is on the Lord's manor or in Nottingham town. Little John: The Adventures of Robin Hood 1955 ...if some adults, even a few, believed Gillian's Island was real, just think of the effect … Continue reading Will the Newsweek cover make people think Obama has come out…

If you want to know why you get Newsweek Covers like this:

It's because of stuff like this: via Stacy McCain who notes: What’s strange is that liberals find this type of narrative perfectly acceptable when what is being testified to is some appropriately secular conversion: “Why I became a lesbian feminist” or “When I learned the undenjiable scientific truth of global warming” or “How I discovered … Continue reading If you want to know why you get Newsweek Covers like this:

The most outlandish promise of this political season thus far…

...was made by Tina Brown when she said this about Newsweek: but when will the operation be profitable? The Daily Beast, Brown reminded her questioner, was conceived in 2008 on a five-year business plan, "on which we are very, very handsomely along the way." Newsweek, meanwhile, "is an iconic global brand," one that landed 40 … Continue reading The most outlandish promise of this political season thus far…

No wonder Tina Brown boasts the Harmans still support Newsweek…

...apparently the advertisers sure don't. Things haven’t been looking so great for Newsweek lately. While other newsweeklies gained ad pages last quarter, Newsweek was down 31 percent. And the latest issue had just six ad pages! Via Kaus who notices some other downward trends. Have no fear Tina, the Harmans have hundreds of millions it … Continue reading No wonder Tina Brown boasts the Harmans still support Newsweek…