A big old queen has just been named the CEO of the leading innovator of all things technologically cool, Apple. That’s right, if you haven’t seen it documented already, Tim Cook, Apple’s now former COO, is the new top dog, following Steve Jobs’ sudden resignation as CEO on Wednesday. Throw away your iPads and iPhones! Take away your children’s iPods!
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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about Mark Zuckerberg. In part, this is because I recently saw, finally, the fictionalized account of the story of Facebook: “The Social Network,” written by Aaron Sorkin. There’s another reason though, something I recently found out about Zuckerberg: he and I went to camp together. This is not namedropping, or bragging, or trying to create a connection where there is none. Zuckerberg and I didn’t know each other at camp, though looking at Facebook I found that he and I do have two mutual friends from there. I don’t remember him, and he doesn’t remember me. So, yeah, big deal. Who cares?
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Lame-ass macho Pravda rag FHM surprised no one recently by sinking to new depths of strident transphobia. The dude-mag named noted androgynous male model Andrej Pejic as number 98 on its “100 Sexiest Women in the World” list for 2011, and explained their nomination in terms generously described as “ignorant”
I don’t usually click Facebook ads. As the guys here can attest, if you list yourself as a man interested in men, pretty much all you get are ads for laser hair removal, dubious gay dating websites, and Bonobos ads that talk presumptuously about how your boyfriend’s ass would look in their khakis. Earlier this week, though, I saw an ad from an organization called DropFox, asking me to click to show support for an action calling on Orbitz to withdraw support from Fox News. Bearing no great love for holier-than-thou manipulative sideshow anger-theater, I clicked.