ComPost: Awareness

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Appreciation Month? Awareness Day? Stop it! OR National Stop It Month

George Washington wouldn’t approve of these awareness months!

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:29 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 02/01/2011

Brilliant, Google Art Project! The only bad thing about museums is museums!

Google has just launched something called the Google Art Project, an online museum- going tool. True to form, Google has figured out the truth about us regular museum- going tools: The only thing we don't like about visiting museums...

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:29 PM ET, 02/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 01/07/2011

Top ten reasons you can't avoid reading this top ten list

10. The form is like quicksand. Top ten lists are the 21st century's only true contribution to literary form. Unlike all other types of literature invented in recent centuries -- modernist novel? spoken-word poem? -- the top-ten list format is...

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:45 PM ET, 01/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 12/06/2010

December is Enough Awareness Month

All this online awareness is making me red in the face -- and not because my face is raising awareness of Heart Disease. First there were Breast Cancer ribbons and Livestrong arm bracelets. Then we turned our Twitter avatars...

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:06 PM ET, 12/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)