(Quadel)

Jeff Bezos Wedding His Companies With Preinstalled Washington Post App On New Kindle Fire

Back when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought himself the Washington Post, many wondered how/if he’d connect his online retail company with the newspaper (and of course, web site, since this is 2014), or just keep them both in his property pen. It seems he’s ready to introduce these two as a couple, by joining them together in Amazon’s next Kindle Fire tablets. [More]

SEA taking credit on Twitter.

Manipulating Outbrain Service Allows Group To Hack Sites Of Washington Post, CNN, Time

It’s been a few months since we last heard from the Syrian Electronic Army, but the hackers appear to be back in full effect with a short takeover of the sites of the Washington Post, CNN and Time earlier today. You might remember those guys as the group behind hacks of The Onion and the Associated Press this past spring. [More]

(Chris Rief aka Spodie Odie)

Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post For $250 Million, Gets A Few Add-On Items

Newspapers are dirt cheap these days. If you’ve always dreamed of owning one, it’s time to scoop one up. The headline took a lot of people by surprise: Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, bought the Washington Post. What, like he downloaded it on his Kindle? No, he bought the entire paper from the Washington Post Company for $250 million in cash. [More]

Q: "Currently Receiving The Washington Post?" A: "Currently, I'm Trying To Have My Supper"

Q: "Currently Receiving The Washington Post?" A: "Currently, I'm Trying To Have My Supper"

This is pretty much the perfect reply to an annoying telemarketer, and the perfect complaint letter to send when he cusses you out. [More]

Last Remaining Human Who Actually Wants To Subscribe To A Newspaper Can't

Last Remaining Human Who Actually Wants To Subscribe To A Newspaper Can't

Meet Michael. He likes to read the newspaper. Sadly, his attempts to resubscribe to the Washington Post have resulted in abject failure. Hmm, we thought that newspapers were sort of hurting for subscribers…

Check Your Resume And Cover Letter For Typos And Bad Jokes

Check Your Resume And Cover Letter For Typos And Bad Jokes

Everyone knows that you need to proofread your resume and cover letter carefully before submitting them, but some people seem to forget. In today’s “Color of Money” column for the Washington Post, Michelle Singletary reminds readers that in a tough job market, companies aren’t inclined to overlook even the tiniest typos.

Laid-Off Workers Keep Up Appearances, Pretend To Be Employed

Laid-Off Workers Keep Up Appearances, Pretend To Be Employed

Earlier this week, the Washington Post shared the story of a man who tried hard to keep up appearances, and to carefully choreograph his routine so his friends and neighbors wouldn’t think of him differently. Finally, he tired of the charade, and outed himself. As an unemployed person.

Google Goes to Print

Google Goes to Print

If you’ve been fretting over your favorite newspaper’s inevitible demise (thanks, Internet!)… never fear! Google is set to begin offering print ads in 50 newspapers as a test to see how far it can extend itself into offline media.

Post Photog Repays Walmart For RV Trip Expenses, And Other Fallouts

• The Writing On The Wall explains to Laura St. Claire why what she did was wrong.

Blithely Ignorant of Wage Caps, Walmart Cashier Goes ‘The Extra Mile’

Blithely Ignorant of Wage Caps, Walmart Cashier Goes ‘The Extra Mile’

More from the Walmarting Across America website that had to be pulled.

How Do You Get Walmart To Pay For Your Family Vacation?

How Do You Get Walmart To Pay For Your Family Vacation?

Before the Washington Post made Jim Thresher take down the pictures from pro-walmart blog, Walmarting Across America, BusinessWeek noticed the effort and cried foul. But how did Jim and his girlfriend Laura St. Claire get roped into the affair?

Wal-Marting Across America, Banned Pix Revealed

Wal-Marting Across America, Banned Pix Revealed

Walmart’s minions may have pulled down the photographers blog that was a blatant front for Edelman PR. But that doesn’t stop us or you from using the magic of Google cache to see what flackery filled the pages of Wal-Marting Across America.

Wash Post Photog Bitchslapped For Sucking Off Walmart

A Washington Post photographer has been disciplined for taking a cross-country RV trip to shoot photographs for a pro Walmart blog.

Direct Marketing Justifies Its Existence

Direct Marketing Justifies Its Existence

Tucked into an otherwise mundane WP column about Junk Mail Awareness Week (October 1st, mark your calendars!) are some fabulous quotes from the Direct Marketing Association on how junk mail saves America. (Thanks to Ian!)