Apple's tablet computer makes cameo appearances at the Grammys and on Funny or Die
David Pogue and Walt Mossberg, eat your hearts out.
America's premier tech columnists -- at the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, respectively -- are dying to spend some quality time with Steve Jobs' latest creation.
But they're going to have to wait their turn.
First Pee Wee Herman brought what looked like a non-functioning iPad to his Playhouse in a 2-minute FunnyOrDie.com skit.
And then, in a triumph of product placement, Stephen Colbert capped his Grammy monologue Sunday night by pulling a live one out from under his belt to read the nominees for Song of the Year.
Both cameos were clever and self-deprecating. Both seemed designed, in part, to defuse the unfortunate association with feminine hygene products.
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