Words that users of Google image search most often append to famous writers’ names:

scribnerbooks:

Ernest Hemingway (fishing, hunting, Midnight in Paris)

Sylvia Plath (death, oven, daddy)

J.D. Salinger (old, recent, white people problems)

Franz Kafka (art, child, for president)

George Orwell (cctv, big brother, lived here)

John Cheever (young, short stories, gay)

Anthony Burgess (is America falling apart, wife assaulted)

Mark Twain (national forest, pipe, Tom Sawyer)

Anne Sexton (death, model, and Sylvia Plath)

Dorothy Parker (gin)

Hunter S. Thompson (Johnny Depp, gonzo, wallpaper, funeral)

Ayn Rand (Jesus, valentine, funeral)

William S. Burroughs (junky, gun, danger)

Ken Kesey (bus, magic bus, acid tests)

Ezra Pound (poetry, cake, mugshot)

Mikhail Bulgakov (morphine, and Stalin)

Yukio Mishima (body, severed head, patriotism)

Martin Amis (money, teeth, invasion of the space invaders)

Orson Scott Card (empire, piggies, treason)

Gertrude Stein (Picasso, and Hemingway, and Alice B. Toklas)

J.K. Rowling (new book, hot, and family)

Jonathan Franzen (glasses, girlfriend, time)

Bret Easton Ellis (Twitter, boyfriend, brat pack)

Salman Rushdie (girlfriend, fatwa, wives)

Kingsley Amis (beach, hangover)

Via Flavorpill

6 February 2013 ·

gometacomet:

Google Buys Newspaper Ad to Show Why Newspaper Ads Don’t Work
That’s so meta, Google.

gometacomet:

Google Buys Newspaper Ad to Show Why Newspaper Ads Don’t Work

That’s so meta, Google.

21 August 2012 ·

Shit just got real in my search bar.

Shit just got real in my search bar.

24 February 2012 ·

laughingsquid:

New Chrome Extension Lets You Block Sites From Google’s Web Search Results

The web is expanding; your own personal web is shrinking.

laughingsquid:

New Chrome Extension Lets You Block Sites From Google’s Web Search Results

The web is expanding; your own personal web is shrinking.

16 February 2011 ·

According To Google Trends…

howaboutwe:

The most searched for restaurants on this Valentine’s Day night is The Olive Garden, followed closely by Outback Steakhouse.

…New Yorkers really are different from the rest of the country, aren’t they?

[The Most Popular Restaurants This Valentine’s Day, According To Google Trends]

" … the truth is, we still live in a country where there are two different Americas… [applause] one, for all of those people who have lived the American dream and don’t have to worry, and another for most Americans, everybody else who struggle to make ends meet every single day. It doesn’t have to be that way…"

(Source: datereport)

14 February 2011 ·

laughingsquid:

Google New, The One Place To Find Everything New From Google

I’m pretty excited about this. You know, because I am a nerd.

25 September 2010 ·

thedailywhat:

Fun With Google Instant of the Day: Taking a page from the book of Mr. Joe Sabia (a gripping read for sure!), Urlesque’s Jason Newman speedruns through Google Instant to the tune of Billy Joel’s classic arson-denying anthem “We Didn’t Start the Fire.”

[urlesque.]

TROUBLE IN THE SUEZ!

(Source: thedailywhat)

13 September 2010 ·

"The founders of Facebook aren’t the only game-changing geeks poised to have their story told on a movie screen. Michael London’s Groundswell Productions has teamed with producer John Morris to acquire movie rights to the Ken Auletta book Googled: The End of the World As We Know it."

~

Google Founders Will Get Film Treatment – Deadline.com

Staring Michael J. Fox as Larry and Jimmy Fallon as Sergey.

Done.

23 August 2010 ·

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A friend who will remain nameless has created an interactive Google map to plot the nation of origin of every man she has kissed. Yay, Internet!

19 August 2010 ·

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