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Monday: February 8, 2010

A collection of all the commercials that were aired during last night's SuperBowl.A collection of all the commercials that were aired during last night's SuperBowl.

This is quite handy since I didn't actually watch any part of the SuperBowl last night. Yet for some strange reason I really enjoy watching expensive advertisements and commercials. Hooray for the Interwebs.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 6:38 AM | Tags (5) | ads | commercials | mashable | media | superbowl |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: January 14, 2010

IMAX wants to make sure they have a plan for life after 'Avatar'.IMAX wants to make sure they have a plan for life after 'Avatar'.

Worried about the future of IMAX? Don't worry, they've got a plan. More theaters, more partnerships and more access to your living room (thanks in part to the 3D channel coming soon from Sony, Discovery and yes, IMAX).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 6:48 AM | Tags (7) | 3d | avatar | future | imax | movies | next | success |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 21 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 1, 2009

The most popular word of 2009 is... Twitter.The most popular word of 2009 is... Twitter.

A group over in Texas called 'The Global Language Monitor' has deduced that 'Twitter' is the most-used word of the year according to linguistic trends and extensive analysis. I'll add more to the pile to keep Twitter popular because I'm sure it needs my help. Twitter, twitter, twitter, twister...  sike!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:12 AM | Tags (6) | 2009 | asylum | most | twitter | used | word |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

The finest pop culture moments of 2009 according to Wired.The finest pop culture moments of 2009 according to Wired.

Not a bad year for pop culture with all things considered. I would just like to add that it was also a glorious year to be a Phish fan (reunion, new album, Halloween festival, stellar shows, etc).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 1:47 PM | Tags (7) | 2009 | culture | moments | phish | pixar | pop | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 101 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 19, 2009

A list of eleven of the worst pop culture cereal tie-ins ever.A list of eleven of the worst pop culture cereal tie-ins ever.

I have vivid memories eating the Nintendo cereal whilst watching the Super Mario Brothers Super Show (as I'm sure you do as well). I shutter to think at what the actual  Nutritional Facts would have read like.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:00 AM | Tags (9) | 11points | cereal | mrt | nintendo | nostalgic | nutritional | popculture | sugar | tie-ins |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 45 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 13, 2009

CBS turning popular Twitter account into sitcom.CBS turning popular Twitter account into sitcom.

Look for other Twitter themed accounts to get their own television shows if this one happens to take off. Which it might, because some of the posts are actually quite funny.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:57 AM | Tags (6) | twitter | cbs | sitcom | silly | media | popculture |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 15 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 18, 2009

Coca-Cola and IBM take the titles for world's most valuable brands.Coca-Cola and IBM take the titles for world's most valuable brands.

The remaining brands in the top five all lost value but retained their ranks from last year. Microsoft's brand value fell 4 percent to $56.64 billion to take third, while General Electric's value fell 10 percent to $47.77 billion for fourth. Nokia lost 3 percent to place fifth at $34.86 billion.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 8:01 AM | Tags (7) | branding | ibm | marketing | coke | cocacola | yahoo | rankings |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Strange summer jobs of twenty-three famous people.Strange summer jobs of twenty-three famous people.

Rod Stewart also made a decent living as a grave digger. Who knew?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:46 AM | Tags (6) | celebrities | famous | jobs | life | summer | celebrity |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 31, 2009

Turns out that viral videos are capable of making some money too.Turns out that viral videos are capable of making some money too.

The rights holders for 'Forever' used these tools to claim and monetize the song, as well as to start running Click-to-Buy links over the video, giving viewers the opportunity to purchase the music track on Amazon and iTunes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:36 AM | Tags (7) | viral | youtube | video | wedding | dance | advertising | money |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 18, 2009

The top seven viral sensations of 2009 thus far.The top seven viral sensations of 2009 thus far.

Play us off one more time keyboard cat.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:31 AM | Tags (3) | viral | internet | 2009 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

New website will gladly make decisions for you.New website will gladly make decisions for you.

Great. One less problem.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 3:26 PM | Tags (2) | decisions | website |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: May 6, 2009

Jimmy Fallon is the Webby Person of the Year. Woohoo.Jimmy Fallon is the Webby Person of the Year. Woohoo.

Meh.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 9:45 AM | Tags (2) | congrats | meh |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 322 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Meet the  winner of the 'best job in the world' competition.Meet the winner of the 'best job in the world' competition.

Have fun on your island, congrats.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 9:45 AM | Tags (3) | employment | congrats | jobs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 230 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: May 4, 2009

If your life were stretched out as a movie, this is where it might be.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:31 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 365 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: April 27, 2009

Downloading a movie overseas may cost you $62,000.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Pop Culture @ 7:31 AM |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 41 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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