Entirely Too News, CyberMonday Edition – 26 November 2012

Sour grapes, anyone? Or is the news just not setting too well on a sensitive tun?Image courtesy of [image creator name] / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Sour grapes, anyone?
Want some cheese with that whine, MSS?

Mizz Snarkity Snark continues this newly beloved tradition of highlighting news features of the past few moments with a special CyberMonday Edition.

We Don’t Like News Any More Than You Do

Pope’s states monk calculation blunder causes Jesus’ birthdate inaccuracy (CNN, 11/22/12)

In other news: Pope rep says “The Pope is a traditional man and he doesn’t want people at all to change their traditions.” Therefore, December 25th is still widely recognized as pagan holiday, Winter Solstice, and birthday to thousands of rather pissed-off kids.

Lindsay Lohan’s ‘Liz & Dick’ gets slammed by critics, celebrities (Fox News, 11/26/12)

In other news: “She was shooting Liz & Dick, for Pete’s sake. She couldn’t have been driving that car!” alibi reduces threat of Lohan jail sentence. Critics wonder if ‘Liz & Dick’ is being counted toward three strikes.

iPad Wins 88% of Black Friday Tablet Traffic (Mashable, 11/26/12)

In other news: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn referrals accounted for 0.34% of online sales. MSS invites you to draw your own conclusions, but wonders (to herself, of course) whether focusing on 88% of 0.34% of online sales will reveal anything more than that somebody, somewhere, used an iPad or something similar to buy some car polish off Amazon on Friday.

Mexico’s President Calderon seeks to change country’s name to Mexico (BBC News, 11/22/12)

In other nuevos: “We’re sailing down to Acapulco in United Mexican States this weekend!” said nobody, ever.

Tom Ricks to Fox News: The network operates ‘as a wing of the Republican Party,’ calls Benghazi ‘hyped.’ Fox Network cuts interview short.(Live on Fox News, 11/26/12)

In other news: Hunts for the last unbiased media outlet remain fruitless, pointless, aimless. “All newspapers and television broadcasters are biased in some way – large or small, including my own. I lean toward kitten pictures, not puppies,” MSS admitted in a statement this morning at the local wine tasting brunch gathering near the Camembert.

Much love to each of you. Jon Stewart has nothing to worry about, trust me. Tell him yourself if you feels he needs the reassurance.


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