Over at The Book Page of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the winners for the worst book title have been announced. Nominees include:
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From the annals of the weird comes my absolute favorite item for sale on Amazon.com.
What is it?
I’m sure you think it might be my new book, but nope, it’s not. So what is it then?
Well, it is quite expensive, but it also is one of the most well-reviewed products on Amazon.com — it has 163 reviews and counting.
This mysterious item appears after the break.
Chris Hoofnagle (Berkeley’s Samuelson Clinic) has posted on SSRN his paper, The Denialists’ Deck of Cards: An Illustrated Taxonomy of Rhetoric Used to Frustrate Consumer Protection Efforts. From the abstract:
I recently heard the name of a law firm that struck me as incredibly funny, and so I immediately thought “blog post fodder.” I went searching for a few others. Here is a list of some of the funniest law firm names I found. All of these are real:
NSA warrantless wiretaps. NSA collection of phone records. CIA gathering of financial records.
The stories are endless. To help out reporters, I thought I’d just write a quick and easy template to make reporting a little bit easier. So here it is: