Brian’s Saturday Morning Links


How y’all are? I don’t know why I’m channeling Justin Wilson this morning, but bear with me and we’ll get through this.

Verizon has some local cops in Ohio upset after refusing to turn on a 62 year old man’s cellphone service back on so they could track him. They wanted a twenty dollar payment first.

Facebook and Twitter are hunting revenue sources. I recommend they not ask Verizon for hints.

Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University has revoked its recognition of the campus’s Democratic Party Club. The reason will not surprise you.

The Newport Daily News has an interesting business model for subscribers–pay more to not receive the paper.

Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →