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.
|GM's recalled Cobalt was a failure from the start|
|Pope Francis challenges the free market - The Buzz|
|How young tech millionaires invest|
|Americans have fallen in love with real estate once again|
|Why you should pay off your car loan ASAP|