Zeddie Little took the Internet by storm this week when he became the focus of a wildly popular meme: Ridiculously Photogenic Guy
. Someone snapped a picture of Little crossing the finish line of a 10K—he looked great despite the run—and the image has taken on a life of its own. Here’s one example:
Mitt Romney, the best-looking GOP presidential contender (sorry Ron Paul), has nearly reached the primary finish line. He’s done so thanks in large part to the massive amounts of data his campaign collected, reports Yahoo News
While we’re on the subject of popularity, record-breaking viral video “Kony 2012”
returned to our collective consciousness this week with a sequel that aims to address criticism of the original. After two days on YouTube, it has 800,000 views. In terms of sequels, we’ll see if “Part II: Beyond Famous” is more of an “Empire Strikes Back” or “Look Who’s Talking, Too.”
Meanwhile, the jobs report for March came out this morning, and it looks grim. The U.S. economy added 120,000, far fewer than economists expected
If you're looking for a job in Baltimore, there's some good news. Baltimore Business Journal
says the city is "teeming" with PR jobs.
Veteran journalist Richard Huff, of the New York Daily News
, got a new job this week with CBS News—in its PR division
In February, Facebook announced plans to go public later in the year
, and now unnamed sources are telling the financial press
that the social network will be listed on the Nasdaq index. The New York Times
said it’s a coup for the index
, which is locked in competition with the New York Stock Exchange.
Whit Stillman never thought that whole Facebook thing would take off. The indie director/writer/producer behind “Metropolitan,” “Barcelona,” and “The Last Days of Disco,” shared his reading list with The Atlantic
this week and admitted he doesn’t “do any social stuff.” In fact, he thought Facebook would be the next Friendster. Stillman’s first movie in more than a decade—"Damsels in Distress"—is out today.
And we’re out, too. Enjoy your weekend celebrating Easter, Passover, or simply the spring weather.