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So What Do You Do, Justin Halpern, Author of Shit My Dad Says?
From a lighthearted Twitter feed to a book and TV show deal, the social media-spurred phenomenon talks about pursuing his passion for screenwriting and comedy.

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HarperCollins Titles Absent From OverDrive's Top Adult Fiction Downloads - Posted March 4, 2011
Despite all of the controversy surrounding HarperCollins and eBooks at libraries, the publisher failed to make OverDrive's ten most downloaded books from the library l... [Inside Mobile Apps]

George W. Bush Memoir Tops College Bestseller List - Posted February 8, 2011
According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, eight out of the top ten titles on college campuses are nonfiction books. Decision Points by George W. Bush topped the list. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by ... [GalleyCat]

CBS Developing Yet Another Twitter Series - Posted December 20, 2010
CBS is tapping Twitter for another comedy series, as Katie Kindelan of sister blog ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Year's Most Retweeted Tweets: Stephen Colbert to Receive First-Ever Golden Tweet Award - Posted December 15, 2010
Twitter's year-end wrap-up continued in full force, as the microblogging service followed up ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

John Grisham eBook Hits Top Three For Library Downloads - Posted December 1, 2010
While Stieg Larsson's eBooks continue to be the most popular adult fiction downloaded from libraries, John Grisham's The Confession climbed to No. 3 last month in ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Shit My Dad Says: Shit, We've Been Hacked! - Posted November 10, 2010
Neither Shit My Dad Says creator Justin Halpern nor his iconic dad just got a free Dell laptop: The Twitter feed was hacked, and clicking the link led to a Web site featuring a Wyoming woman who claims to be earning $6,595 per month part time, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

'Sh*t My Dad Says' Is Most Popular Library Download In October - Posted November 2, 2010
Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern was the most downloaded nonfiction eBook from libraries in October, according to OverDrive,... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Why LeVar Burton? - Posted October 18, 2010
It remains one of the strangest sights on Twitter, right up there with the more celebrated fact that TBS talk show host Conan O'Brien continues to follow but a single person, Michi... [FishbowlLA]

Shh ... Don't Tell Steve, But CBS Got Another Show Idea from Twitter - Posted September 27, 2010
Perhaps encouraged by the successful debut of sitcom $#*! My Dad Says, based on Twitter feed ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Shit Justin Halpern Says - Posted September 8, 2010
Justin Halpern, the creator of the Twitter account ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Return of 'Profit from Your Passion' - Posted September 7, 2010
Now that summer vacays are behind you, you're probably thinking extra hard about what exactly to do with your life, right? Well, we can't make the decision for you, but we can present a few options. Each week in September, we'll line up a creative interest with a path in media for... [Fishbowl NY]

The Return of 'Profit from Your Passion' - Posted September 7, 2010
Now that summer vacays are behind you, you're probably thinking extra hard about what exactly to do with your life, right? Well, we can't make the decision for you, but we can present a few options. Each week in September, we'll line up a creative interest with a path in media for... [FishbowlNY]

'Eat, Pray, Love' Is Top Nonfiction Download At Libraries In August - Posted September 1, 2010
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert topped OverDrive's most downloaded adult nonfiction eBooks from libraries in August 2010. The memoir turned movie was followed by Sh*t My Dad Says by Jus... [Inside Mobile Apps]

A Twitter Feed Becomes a TV Series: CBS Picks Up "Shit My Dad Says" - Posted May 17, 2010
It finally happened. A Twitter feed has made the jump to television. CBS has just picked up a show based on the Twitter account Shit My Dad Says. Tentatively called "$#*! My Dad Says," (cause you can't say the S-word on network TV) the comedy stars ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Internet Success Story: @Sh*tMyDadSays Goes From Small Screen To The Other Small Screen - Posted November 10, 2009
The author behind the Twitter account @ShitMyDadSays which is, indeed, a chronicle of the stuff the author's father says, has already landed a book deal. Now we're hearing that Justin Halpern has parlayed his Twittering into a sitcom. What? Really? Yes. "... [MediaJobsDaily]

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