I should’ve known you were here,” said one leading House Republican after...– Barney Frank Weds Jim Ready - NYTimes.com Allowing gays to marry means allowing 72-year-old curmudgeons to wed 42-year-old hunks. I couldn’t be happier for them both.
Risibly, Bob Diamond retorted in a memo to staff that “on the majority of days,...– The LIBOR scandal: The rotten heart of finance | The Economist
I suspect the misdirection of the “phone” in “iPhone” helped Apple. By framing...– Daring Fireball: The iPhone and Disruption: Five Years In
At one point, Mr. Romney declared that “I would probably bring in McKinsey,” the...– Journal Critique of Romney Shows Murdoch Doubt on Candidacy - NYTimes.com
If ‘1984’ or ‘The Trial’ had been a children’s...– Marxian reviews of the Mr Men books. If you’re English, this is probably the best page on the internet. If you’re not, you should read it anyway. Amazon.co.uk: Profile For Hamilton Richardson: Reviews
The new double issue of the New Yorker has a not-very-clever illustration of Barack Obama as a happy doctor on its front cover. On the back cover is an ad for Glenmorangie. “Proud to be The Official Whisky of The Open Championship”, it says, over a badge saying “The Open Championship” on top and “Official Whisky” underneath. At the bottom the ad says...
I’m not here to say I don’t eat vegetables—I do, a lot of them—but,...– Dan Barber’s Culinary Crusade - WSJ.com
creativetime: It’s easy to miss how subversive Tom Otterness’s cute bronze figures in the NYC subway really are. . Subversive???? Not exactly the word I’d use for the kind of guy who sells fugly playground toys to the likes of Larry Silverstein for $1.2 million apiece. As Otterness himself told the NYT, “You’d be surprised at the number of real-estate guys who have collected...
There have been no epidemiological studies attempting to find a correlation...– Ugh ugh ugh. Never mind the tortured syntax, this entire article is a classic of the evidence-free trend-piece genre. Writer creates a web resource for suicidal students, where she finds suicidal students. She then declares that suicidal students are some kind of trend — and, what’s...
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tomorrowmag: Wow. You all funded Tomorrow magazine within 5 hours, and the numbers keep climbing. We’re touched and thrilled—thank you SO MUCH! Most of the funding has come from $15 donations! This is the people’s mag for real. I don’t think this is true, either. Right now, decidedly less than half the total funding has come from $15 donations. And that’s been the case every...