Hi everybody, and welcome to Econsultancy’s anti-format.
Yep, this is the exceptional post that proves the rule all Econsultancy blog posts are invaluable.
Only 10 things this week, but I think you’ll agree the quality is high. In the space of mere seconds I laughed, cried and composed a dead march for our mutual friend, culture.
Thank you to each and every one of you.
Usability review of the week
iPhone5s vs. Peppa Pig Phone.
Click the picture to read this scientifically rigorous investigation.
Niche URL of the week
One for footie fans.
Alternative toasties of the week
Click to explore these Godly creations.
Cringe of the week
Barista takes video selfie doing ‘Drake hands’, trying to impress a woman. She duly shared it with the world.
This man is a hero or satan.
Sea-worthy political statement of the week
David Cerny, take a bow. This is majestic.
Tumblr of the week
Click to cringe.
Classic look-a-likes of the week
Another from the brilliant b3ta.com. Click to enjoy a bit of culture.
Econsultancy blog spam comment of the week
Left by ‘abermprurce’ on ‘How banks are using social media’:
Several more mature type living rooms have got neon pontoons included.
Wine Society copywriting of the week
The most eloquent purveyors of plonk this week describe a beaujolais as such:
Scented, ripe, long and bracing enough to match rich charcuterie.
Andrew Warren-Payne Quote of the week
This week’s best utterance from Econsultancy’s most English of analysts, Andrew Warren-Payne.
— Andrew Warren-Payne (@agwp) October 23, 2013
Oh, there’s also some unfinished business here. I’ll explain:
— Ornaith Killen (@OrnaithK) October 23, 2013
All of which has led to this: