the smell of my desperation has become a stench

And then shake your head and call us nerds

I was reading one of my favorite websites,, the other day when I saw that he had posted this video of an iPhone app called Talking Carl dueling it out with another Talking Carl. Unbeknownst to me, Jon was over at his desk watching the same thing, and there we were laughing to the point of hyperventilation simultaneously. I was like, dude, you have got to see this, and he was all, no wait, you need to see this first. So take it from us, you need to see this:

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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