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Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake show you how hashtags sound in real life
> When hashtags first started coming around I was like ah crap is this really going to be a thing. I really had no idea how bad it would get.
Think you’re going to see the normal Gum ad and then… BOOM! You’re all teary eyed. Thanks a lot BBDO CHICAGO! -_-
Louis C.K. Hates Cell Phones (by teamcoco)
In a clarion call that will likely rival his insta-legendary “everything’s amazing and nobody’s happy” diatribe delivered nearly five years ago on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, comedian Louis C.K. explains — to Conan, once again — exactly why he dislikes the culture of smartphones and why he would never get one for his kids.
Chipotle gets it! They have this uncanny ability to get at key insights surrounding food production and make us stop to think about the type of food that we are putting into our bodies… all while ingesting a burrito worth half the daily recommended amount of calories and pay $2 for a sife of
crack Guacamole! *Shrugs* If anyone deserves the hashtag #SorryNotSorry its Chipotle!
Oh and Fiona Apple doesn’t hurt either…
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