The Top 15 CES 2013 Celebrity Shills

At CES, the gadgets are supposed to be the star of the the show, but companies looking for an edge often turn to real-world stars to attract the maximum amount of attention to their products. This year in Las Vegas, everyone from Tim Tebow and Snooki to Carrot Top and Kelly LeBrock (yes, of Weird Science fame) will… » 1/07/13 7:20pm 1/07/13 7:20pm

Giz Banned For Life and Loving It: On Pranks and Civil Disobedience at…

Click to viewA Gizmodo writer has been banned from CES for a prank. But when I see some fellow press damning us for the joke, I feel sorry for them: When did journalists become the protectors of corporations? When did this industry, defined by pranksters like Woz, get so serious and in-the-pocket of big business? This… » 1/14/08 11:30am 1/14/08 11:30am