16 Aug Dan Abrams’ Websites Today
Noooo! Mediaite has a clip from “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” that confirms President Obama is back in campaign mode with his own bus tour. Will the endless media coverage of various candidates’ bus tours never stop? Couldn’t they all just share one bus, considering they’re all going to the same places? Watch the clip here.
On Geekosystem: researchers in Illinois have developed an electronic sensor that can be worn on the skin, just like a temporary tattoo. While they have high hopes for it in the medical field, I can’t help but think this is just another sign of our society’s inexorable transition into Airstrip One. To read the full post, click here.
Sportsgrid reports that Penn State head coach Joe Paterno is really, REALLY sick of dealing with the media. Maybe he’ll choose to handle this in the vein of many other public figures and record a song about it, á la “Rumors” by Lindsay Lohan or “On Display” by Melissa Gorga! To read the full post, click here.
Gossip Cop has Lady Gaga’s new video for her next single, “You and I.” Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday that the “Judas” video was Gaga’s “new” video, and now it’s her “old” video? Oh, the passage of time, etc etc. Watch it here.
On The Mary Sue: way before everyone was hating on Mitt Romney for being Mormon, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s A Study In Scarlet was banned for it’s anti-Mormon sentiment. Whaaaat? Back then, wasn’t the religion like five minutes old? To read the full post, click here.