Every weekday, PR Daily associate editor Alan Pearcy highlights the day’s most compelling stories and amusing marginalia on the Web in this, #TheDailySpin.
If you ask Mitt Romney’s handlers about his potential running mate, they might tell you the GOP nominee is vetting Florida Sen. Marco Rubio
. Ask again, and they’ll likely name former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty
. To help ease the burden of this weighty decision, Funny or Die shared its list of 10 possible V.P. contenders
the GOP candidate perhaps overlooked. Sure, Meryl Streep might seem far-fetched, but she already has Oscar voters. And need I remind you of the Republican’s party’s last selection?
Speaking of the Palin family, did you catch the premiere of Bristol’s new reality show, “Life’s a Tripp,” on Lifetime Tuesday night? If these dire reviews
mean anything, I hope you spared your eyes and ears from the agony.
Fans of Mr. Palin, on the other hand, will delighted to learn that Entertainment Weekly is reporting
the family patriarch, Todd, just scored a spot on a new NBC “celebrity” reality program titled “Stars Earn Stripes.”
If the show doesn’t pan out and Todd has to return to the workforce, he ought to
use these tips
from U.S. News & World Report
for penning the perfect résumé hook.
Here’s one place anybody would be happy to work, at least judging by the photographic evidence. Catch a glimpse of Twitter’s new San Francisco digs
[Read: 7 quick tips for PR job hunting]
If you do land a job interview—no matter where it is—reconsider stripes when you meet with your new potential employer. According to The Telegraph
and BBC’s Amateur Scientist of the Year, Val Watham, donning a horizontal pattern does, in fact, make people appear wider. Remember that bit of info the next time your wife—or your husband—asks if that outfit makes her/him look rotund.
Stripes or not, according to The Huffington Post
, it’d be a big fat mistake if you were to commit any of these nine errors
And thanks to the same professional network’s news platform, LinkedIn Today, finding curated content by industry has never been easier. That’s music to the ears for a number of marketers who more and more, are repurposing news on behalf of their brands’ social needs
As for my social needs: it’s the official start to summer
; it’s hot; and after seeing this enticing infographic from Dunkin’ Donuts, I could go for an iced coffee right now.
And just to be clear, no, this doesn’t mean I’m a Republican