Friday, July 19, 2013

What Did I Say?

'Bomber' cover issue could be boon for Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone may end up proving that there's no such thing as bad publicity.
The magazine likely won't be hurt by the social media firestorm and subsequent boycott over putting one of the alleged Boston bombers on the front cover. On the contrary, it could even see a boost, experts said on Thursday.
Gee, didn't some silly cracker say just that yesterday? I should go buy a lottery ticket... Every single one of you that got all worked up about this cover? Yeah, you're part of the problem. Rolling Stone just played y'all like a finely tuned instrument. Your outrage fueled their ad campaign. That includes our illustrious mayor Mumbles...
Best to ignore crap like this, seriously.

That is all.

4 comments:

Dave H said...

For all the things people called Rolling Stone's gambit, I never heard anyone else call it what I called it: tacky.

I'm afraid much of this country has fallen for the screeching sensationalism that drives the media. There's no middle ground, there's no measured response, there's only "you're either with us or your a terrorist."

I expect that crap from professional blabbermouths on TV and radio because it sells. But it bugs the hell out of me that average people mimic it.

Matt W said...

Rolling Stones is not the only media institution that makes most of its money by trolling.

KevinW said...

This should have been the cover:
http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/collection/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-manhunt-photos-amazing-police-ph/?page=2

Old NFO said...

Hadn't picked up one in 20 years, no desire to now...