Epic Fail Book Helps Us Understand Our Insatiable Appetite for Awful News

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Pink slime, an Egyptian muscleman with freakish biceps, and horse-burgers: what makes news go viral? Ages back, the day after actress Natalie Wood died, I got two phone calls from my brothers – each on an opposite American coast – with the same awful joke*.  How could something so bad get near-instant attention of people […]

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