Taking a Bite out of Internet Fakery: Report Clears "a Dog's Purpose

The Puppy Bowl shows you don't need Lady Gaga, Deflategate, President Donald J. Trump tweeting (bookies are already betting on how often he will tweet during the game), or Super Bowl commercials in order to have a great time. In other tail-wagging news, the movie industry watchdog (pun intended) group American Humane cleared the movie "A Dog's Purpose" of animal cruelty. Founded in 1877, American Humane is committed to ensuring the safety, welfare and well-being of animals. F

Election Over, President-Elect Trump--A Survival Guide, AUGNM-Style

As observers of the Internet we noticed three key trends and reactions last night and all through the morning. 1. Digital dynamism outpacing traditional media. The Internet/AP Newswire/New York Times Online/Drudge Report were frequently ahead of the television coverage all evening and called the deciding state, Pennsylvania, for President-Elect Donald J. Trump before the major networks, including CNN, MSNBC, Russian TV, Fox News/Fox business, Bloomberg, and BBC America did. T

Dogs and Politics and the Dumbest Headline (plus UGM on Twitter)

"I love a dog, he does nothing for political reasons."--Will Rogers (Quotes) Cats may rule and dogs drool, but you don't release a headline making fun of a dog's death the way Jezebel.com did to US VP candidate Governor Mike Pence. The headline: "An October Surprise for Mike Pence's Dog: Death". Now, Joan Rivers may have been the queen of anti-PC behavior, saying: However, Joan Rivers would probably not post a political headline about a dead dog. A Yorkie once saved her life.

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