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The ever wonderful Metafilter

A metafilter shoutout from the Globe and Mail (Randy Pausch content but see last paragraph).
posted by bluesky43 on Jul 31, 2008 - 1 comment

Metafilter in the Globe and Mail

Metafilter mentioned in Globe and Mail [more inside]
posted by acoutu on Jul 28, 2008 - 51 comments

Because having your questions answered by *one* know it all is so pre-AskMe.

Salon's Cary Tennis referred one of his questioning letter writers to AskMe for a discussion on sighing. So how long is until is it until Dear Abby and Ann Landers just start to tell their readers, "Get counselling, and read AskMe, dear."
posted by orange swan on Jun 30, 2008 - 16 comments

Go Team?

Metafilter is the 3rd Smartest Website in the World
posted by xod on Jun 20, 2008 - 144 comments

Metafilter: All opinion?

Metafilter: All opinion? According to Vanity Fair. [more inside]
posted by Zephyrial on Jun 13, 2008 - 1 comment

Metafilter is....

Earnest Opinion. [more inside]
posted by moxiedoll on Jun 12, 2008 - 149 comments

A Dude's Perspective

A Dude's Perspective... impressive taste in bike related objects!
posted by R. Mutt on May 30, 2008 - 39 comments

AskMe on Cat and Girl

I'm not generally a huge fan of these kinds of posts, but Cat and Girl mentioned AskMe today as part of its is-this-sarcasm-or-double-sarcasm pop culture revue, and my heart filled with glee.
posted by Plutor on May 2, 2008 - 115 comments

GiveWell

The GiveWell Affair gets some press on Fast Company. MetaFilter is mentioned.
posted by jazon on Apr 22, 2008 - 125 comments

Mathowie for the win

He also kicks! [more inside]
posted by klangklangston on Apr 21, 2008 - 52 comments

You don't have to be bananas to post here, but it helps.

Metafilter's own soulbarn recently had his new book on bananas favorably reviewed at Salon. I look forward to reading it.
posted by TedW on Apr 21, 2008 - 39 comments

Metafilter gets a little love.

Jon Armstrong (Mr. Dooce) gives Metafilter a shout out at 20:20 on SLC's ABC affiliate.
posted by mecran01 on Apr 19, 2008 - 30 comments

Jessamyn on FutureTense

Hey, I'm listening to Jessamyn talking about MetaFilter and revolting users on FutureTense. [more inside]
posted by Miko on Apr 14, 2008 - 61 comments

We are a Paragon

Does the five bucks make a difference in the quality of our discussions? There's a Freakanomics post on the NY Times today that points to a web page set up to compare comment-streams on MetaFilter and YouTube. [more inside]
posted by mmahaffie on Apr 10, 2008 - 151 comments

Notice and Gratitude

Tomorrow's NPR episode of The Bryant Park Project will include features on Stuff Nobody Likes and Muxtapes, complete with an interview with our very own Afroblanco. [more inside]
posted by Navelgazer on Apr 9, 2008 - 58 comments

Huffington Post, Lifehacker, Metafilter

Metafilter is ranked #3 (is it a ranking?) on Time Magazine's first annual blog index. The full list on one page (via Valleywag).
posted by mrgrimm on Apr 7, 2008 - 112 comments

context is for quitters

Kottke highlights aeschenkarnos' facetious review of "the outside".
posted by pwally on Apr 1, 2008 - 56 comments

The Canadians! They read Metafilter!

This post linking to the Globe and Mail's series Talking to the Taliban generated this comment from the quidnunc kid. Somebody at the Globe noticed.
posted by Dasein on Mar 28, 2008 - 36 comments

We want the airwaves...

I heard this DJ singing the praises of MetaFilter on Atlanta radio this afternoon. She was talking up the site in general, and the alphabetical song lyric post specifically. Who says there's never anything good on the radio?
posted by spilon on Mar 19, 2008 - 28 comments

I can haz marketshare?

AskMe #4 in Q&A site visits in the US according to Hitwise. Download the rest of the doc + chart here. Interesting news but I must say I've never even heard of Answerbag.
posted by jessamyn on Mar 19, 2008 - 179 comments

Dork Talk redux

John Lanchester mentions Metafilter in Dork Talk (normally written by Stephen Fry). [more inside]
posted by Huw on Mar 8, 2008 - 14 comments

LanguageHat on PRI

Did anyone else hear LanguageHat on PRI's The World? [more inside]
posted by SteveTheRed on Feb 28, 2008 - 83 comments

I read the news today, oh boy

The founder explains why he allows great freedom to the members. HerfDerfGuardianReader
posted by Sparx on Feb 28, 2008 - 39 comments

SF Chronicle Metafilter mention

Metafilter mention in Feb 27 SF Chronicle column. [more inside]
posted by jasper411 on Feb 27, 2008 - 31 comments

Metafilter Ethos

Syndicated columnist Annalee Newitz on Metafilter.
posted by bigmusic on Jan 30, 2008 - 73 comments

Metafilter t-shirt spotted in "American Libraries" Journal

Spot-the-Mefite: "American Libraries " edition [more inside]
posted by cosmicbandito on Jan 9, 2008 - 56 comments

Is This What They Mean By Crowdsourcing?

Thanks, Metafilter! We talked about the strange saga of Mr. Splashy Pants in the blue back in November; today, as a more or less direct result, it's a feature story in The Globe & Mail. [more inside]
posted by gompa on Jan 5, 2008 - 44 comments

Best Blogs of 2007 That You (Maybe) Aren't Readin

#23: Every year I sneak a reference to Metafilter onto this list. And every year a Metafilter post ridicules its inclusion -- can't wait to see this year's! Have at it, inclusoridiculists.
posted by Armitage Shanks on Dec 20, 2007 - 106 comments

Who is the real Languagehat?

Languagehat revealed! Who is he? An insider tells all in his explosive new book! [more inside]
posted by Mo Nickels on Dec 18, 2007 - 96 comments

Our criticism is important to artists.

The liner notes to Brian Joseph Davis' new album contain this thread. [more inside]
posted by roll truck roll on Dec 15, 2007 - 17 comments

Matt to be interview on Pirate Cat Radio

Dear Leader will be a guest on my radio show, Baghdad by the Bay, Saturday the 15th at 4pm PST, on Pirate Cat Radio. [more inside]
posted by MiltonRandKalman on Dec 11, 2007 - 24 comments

Why doesn't matthowie have a $200M valuation?

Why is MeFi not part of the social news site boom? Digg, reddit, newsvine, and others are the lucrative hot trend, but MeFi seems to do the same thing better (no Ron Paul spam), smarter, and for longer, and we even have favorites, for those who want voting-like capabilities. So why is MeFi not included with these young whippersnappers? And why are they not learning from MeFi's evolved model of light moderation, talk pages, and strong self-policing?
posted by blahblahblah on Dec 11, 2007 - 97 comments

Metafilter post basis for Guardian Magazine cover story?

The Most Kissed Girl in the World FPP seems to have inspired the cover story for the Guardian weekend magazine on Saturday 1st December. A version of the article is on the Guardian website, albeit with a different heading. [more inside]
posted by algreer on Dec 2, 2007 - 24 comments

Ask MetaFilter. It's a Punchline.

I DUNNO. ASK METAFILTER. A shoutout (in the company of some rather big web-names) from big-time webcomicker (and dead tree comicker), MetaFilter's Own clango.
posted by wendell on Nov 14, 2007 - 51 comments

NPR headline unknowingly makes a MeFi funny.

Possible pool of potential new members?
posted by greatgefilte on Nov 5, 2007 - 48 comments

Carnegie Mellon Study Ranks Most Informative Blogs

Carnegie Mellon Study Ranks the 100 Most Informative Blogs. MetaFilter ranks as #33.
posted by ericb on Oct 30, 2007 - 33 comments

Oh boy! Sleep! That's where I'm a MeFite!

Today on BoingBoing TV: MeFi's own Greg Nog asks Simpsons director David Silverman: " Does Ralph mean he dreams of being being a literal viking when he sleeps, or does he use "viking" as an absurd way of saying that he excels at the act of sleeping?" [more inside]
posted by arcticwoman on Oct 25, 2007 - 67 comments

Peacy's Blogroll

So Peacay's blog and book BibliOdyssey are getting some attention: a nice post on Edutopia, that was picked up today by Andrew Sullivan. Congratulations, Peacay. [more inside]
posted by LarryC on Oct 24, 2007 - 13 comments

Adventures on The Wheel of Consciousness

An Ask Metafilter comment of mine (this one) has been quoted in Jeff Warren’s new book The Head Trip: Adventures on The Wheel of Consciousness. Cool, eh? [more inside]
posted by Fuzzy Monster on Oct 12, 2007 - 33 comments

famous blue website

IdleCuriousityFilter: What media mentions of MetaFilter have generated significant numbers of new accounts? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 10, 2007 - 16 comments

LRB Shoutout

Another Mefi shoutout from Jenny Diski. This time in the LRB. (previous)
posted by Lezzles on Oct 10, 2007 - 100 comments

Down With DaShiv! Long Live DaShiv!

Dashiv is in town and the celebration has not ceased.
posted by chlorus on Oct 1, 2007 - 3 comments

All hail DaShiv.

NY Times: "DaShiv is a star, an internationally famous portrait photographer". The article also mentions ThePinkSuperhero and some guy named Matthew Haughey.
posted by epimorph on Sep 28, 2007 - 255 comments

"All-Stars of the Clever Riposte"

MeFi's own " All-Stars of the Clever Riposte"
posted by anonymous on Sep 28, 2007 - 1 comment

No. 18 Matthew Haughey

NxE’s Fifty Most Influential Bloggers (whoever NxE is). Anyway, Matt made no. 18. [more inside]
posted by caddis on Sep 21, 2007 - 78 comments

Jenny Diski wastes acres of time online!

MeFi shoutout from Jenny Diski in the NYT.
posted by mattbucher on Sep 21, 2007 - 64 comments

Lost Another One To The Fark Side

Perhaps he isn't "Metafilter's own" asavage any more?
posted by mr_crash_davis on Aug 16, 2007 - 111 comments

Scurvy of Butt!

Paralegal by day, Pirate by night.
posted by and hosted from Uranus on Aug 12, 2007 - 50 comments

MeFi on TV sighting

Wifey tells me that MeFi was mentioned on this show last night. She said one of the featured vids was from a post here on MeFi. (I missed it-was watching Billy Jack vs. Evil Bikers or something.)
posted by snsranch on Aug 8, 2007 - 33 comments

Personal Blimp Followup

Followup to this post, the personal blimp hits the Boston Globe (video).
posted by plinth on Jul 23, 2007 - 11 comments

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