Archive | May, 2013

Yahoo swears it isn’t going to screw up Tumblr — but how realistic is that promise?

25 May

yahoo is going to police Tumblr, and strip it of everything awesome.


As the dust begins to settle from one of the most significant acquisitions in web-land since the Facebook/Instagram deal (s fb), the warm glow of euphoria created by Yahoo’s (s yhoo) $1.1-billion takeover of Tumblr has given way to the harsh reality of blending — or, more importantly, not blending — two vastly different companies and cultures. In a statement about the deal, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer promised not to “screw it up,” a comment undoubtedly aimed at the sensitive community of Tumblr fanatics. But is it even possible for Yahoo to keep this promise?

Even before the news was confirmed on Monday, critics with long memories were reminding anyone who would listen about Yahoo’s track record with acquisitions, which has some rather notorious bumps in it, including two major ones known as GeoCities and Flickr. Those two deals alone have made many question whether Yahoo will be able…

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new york

22 May

reasons to leave new york: every reason

reasons to stay in new york: cheap wing specials, hang outs w/ alice,


22 May

sooo overwhelmingly irritated… sick with the irritation, and perhaps it’s unwarranted. yesterday, the boyfriend tells me that he has tomorrow (today) off so he’ll come by after work, which presumably means after he gets off of work, he’d come over (as to spend the night)…. no. he meant, once i get off of work tomorrow (today) then he’d come over. -an honest mistake made over text message, i fucking guess, and i shouldn’t be mad because i’ve made several mistakes of the same kind. but, we’ve been fighting a lot lately, so it doesn’t inspire confidence in me if i feel like i’m being stood up -especially if i’m waiting up all night, and i make several unanswered phone calls.-he called and left a message this morning, i couldn’t answer because i knew that i would say something harsh or unfair; and warranted or unwarranted, i don’t want to say anything that’ll later regret, so, yeah, first world problems at it’s max.

the bus drivers in new york are insane.

21 May

driver took off with the doors still wide open, and me near those doors. I realize that he does this as 6 people are racing toward the bus. He then yells to me, I can’t wait for everyone.


21 May

going to the dentist has made my life ten percent worst.


SO, i need to get copyright shit in

6 May

SO, i need to get copyright shit in order, i want to get a literary agent, edit some major shit, and i need to go to the dentist.



5 May

I forgot the password to this account, and I’ve be devoutly updating my tumblr because of this fact. and, it feels sort of fucked up to abandon this old blog, after all, I wrote in compulsively for years, and it certainly deserves my attention -so i suppose i’ll have to be active on both. no prob.