Monday, June 01, 2015

It Ain't Facebook, It's A$$book

Back in 2010, this blogger went to the movies and saw "The Social Network" and — upon returning home — cancelled his Facebook account. The story behind this blogger and a Facebook account is convoluted and was tied to the 2008 presidential campaign; an RSVP for a Hopester campaign rally involved a Facebook account. (The Hopester's campaign team was leaving no cyberstone unturned in tracking the faithful. Mark Zuckerberg was sleazy then and he's sleazy now. If this is (fair & balanced) scum-removal, so be it.

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[Dan Perkins is an editorial cartoonist better known by the pen name "Tom Tomorrow". His weekly comic strip, "This Modern World," which comments on current events from a strong liberal perspective, appears regularly in approximately 150 papers across the U.S., as well as on Daily Kos. The strip debuted in 1990 in SF Weekly. Perkins, a long time resident of Brooklyn, New York, currently lives in Connecticut. He received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in both 1998 and 2002. When he is not working on projects related to his comic strip, Perkins writes a daily political blog, also entitled "This Modern World," which he began in December 2001. More recently, Dan Perkins, pen name Tom Tomorrow, was named the winner of the 2013 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning. Even more recently, Dan Perkins was a runner-up for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.]

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