Pith & Vinegar; Puddles of Cuddles

• Maybe they just ate too much turkey and got tired. [USAToday] “FDA issues fewer safety, quality citations”

Pith & Vinegar; Irony Available in 26 New Colors

• Digg users rush to fill AOL’s Digg ripoff with stories about AOL’s Digg ripoff, inadvertently swelling the member list AOL can tout to advertisers in the process. [Valleywag]

Pith & Vinegar: Special Questions Edition

Pith & Vinegar: Special Questions Edition

• Are asking questions a copout from doing hardcore blogging? [The Consumerist]

Pith & Vinegar & Electricity

Pith & Vinegar & Electricity

• Lil’ ‘lectrician kit at Amazon. They’re never to young to learn about sticking stuff in electrical sockets. [Amazon]

Pith & Vinegar…and Ice Cream!

Pith & Vinegar…and Ice Cream!

• Mr Softee co-founder dead. Relatives, friends, spoke hardening in his old age. [1010Wins]

Pith & Vinegar: Awkward Simile Edition

Pith & Vinegar: Awkward Simile Edition

• Vonage offered shares to customers before the IPO. Now that the stock tanked, customers are balking at paying up, and Vonage may pursue payment, which is sorta like breaking the knuckles on your amputated arm. [NYT]

Pith & Vinegar: The Spinning of the Chum

Pith & Vinegar: The Spinning of the Chum

• Old news but we didn’t talk about it yet: Telcos secretly funding anti-net-neutrality websites. Probably made by the same ad agency who did the pro-C02 spot. [Digg]

Pith & Vinegar

Pith & Vinegar

• Shopping for lingerie at Agent Provacteur includes free critiques of your boobs. [The Company Bitch]

Pith & Vinegar

Pith & Vinegar

• Even still, look over our shoulders as we do a private beta demo of Farecast, a service that lets you know when and where from to buy airfare, plus spiffy graphs, similar to Flyspy.

Pith & Vinegar

Pith & Vinegar

• If one wanted an indictment of the modern consumer, one need not look farther than the pages of Vogue magazine whose capricious editor, Anna Wintour, gets parodied in the film adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada, starring Annie Hathaway as the dowdy assistant cum Pygmalion fashionista. Our editor went to elementary with Annie and Gawker has the picture to prove it.

Pith & Vinegar

Pith & Vinegar

• “If you have to choose between two cans and a string and Vonage, take the cans and string. You’ll be happier with the service.” [Denver Post]

Pith & Vinegar

• My wireless network could kick your wireless network’s ass.