Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Week in Review: Miley Mania

Miley Cyrus’ constant twerking and wrecking-ball writhing have generated more than their share of headlines recently, culminating in this week’s can’t-put-down Rolling Stone exposé about “pop’s wildest child.” This might well be the year when thousands of Miley clones hit … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Ford’s Social Media Chief Scott Monty

For the last few years, the Ford Motor Company has been an aggressive player in the social media scene, with an active marketing presence that spans everything from Twitter and Facebook to live events, conference sponsorships and user-created content. Scott … Continue reading

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Madonna Launches “secretprojectrevolution” Film and Flipboard Magazine

Yesterday, Madonna unveiled Art For Freedom, a new digital initiative where people can express their creativity through video, music, poetry, art and photography, all in the service of fighting oppression, intolerance and complacency in the world. The initiative launched with … Continue reading

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Vice Is Nice—on Flipboard

At the beginning of this year, former Bulls forward Dennis Rodman made headlines when he and the Harlem Globetrotters visited North Korea for a friendly basketball exhibition. What happened next was as unprecedented as it was surreal: Rodman, the 6’7″ … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: It’s For the Fans

San Francisco Bay Area residents Judy Spelman and Rich Schiller spent last Sunday wallowing in defeat. They watched their beloved local football team, the 49ers, get trampled by their arch rival, the Seattle Seahawks, losing 29-3. The two blamed the … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Author Margaret Atwood

The Guardian calls the writer Margaret Atwood “literature’s digital doyenne.” The author of more than 40 books of fiction, poetry and critical essays, she’s a prolific Tweeter, with over 400,000 followers. Her fans engage her daily in online conversations about … Continue reading

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Levi’s Launches Into the Modern Frontier

In the same pioneering spirit that inspired Levi Strauss to create his ubiquitous line of clothing in 1873, Levi’s is breaking new ground again on Flipboard. The iconic brand is the first to team with a group of Flipboard contributors … Continue reading

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More Than Meets the Eye: Flipboard Now Optimized for iOS 7

With today’s release, Flipboard is ready for iOS 7, the re-envisioned version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Apple’s design team has done away with the visual metaphors that helped people learn how to use their iPhones and iPads—like shading on … Continue reading

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Are You Ready For Some Flip Bowl?

We are, admittedly, a bit late to this, and we thank you for your patience. But at long last, we have anointed our favorite team magazines. Let the Flip Bowl begin! You can see these works of genius and unadulterated … Continue reading

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The A.V. Club’s Cultural Commentary Comes to Flipboard

The A.V. Club, The Onion’s off-shoot for media criticism, is the only place at The Onion where there are no jokes. It was launched on paper in 1995 by then-editor Stephen Thompson (who remains famous in Onion lore for coaching … Continue reading

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