Dating models I had to learn to like small dogs and cigarettes– Kanye West
Susan Orlean Weighs In on the "Jeggings" Trend
newyorker: … “On most people they look like hell, but, to be honest, they are very comfortable and functional, and are essential in the fashion silhouette of the moment, which is the inverted triangle consisting of masses of thick Medusa-like hair and a poufy tunic sort of top over pipestem legs and twelve-inch stiletto heels.”… Read the rest of her post at her blog, Free Range. I’m...
“CEO - Everything Is Gonna Be Alright”...
Disney to acquire social-gaming company Playdom →
“Rumors that The Walt Disney Company would acquire social-gaming conglomerate Playdom have turned out to be true: Disney issued a statement on Tuesday, after the market closed, announcing its intent to acquire Playdom for $563.2 million, plus potential earnouts of up to $200 million.” This is profoundly good for Disney. Creative destruction in industry is determined by difference...
I’m now running my Lenovo laptop on the Ubuntu operating system, and it is a breath of fresh air. So fast and junk-free. #Makeover
Library Of Congress rules to exempt “jailbreaking” from Copyright laws. I love it when tie goes to the hacker. http://nyti.ms/c3KzMh
Johannesburg Stock Exhange index has trebled, growing from 9,000 to 28,000, while the FTSE has gone from 6,900 to 5,300. #AfricaStats
“Vogue Just Might Be Culturally Relevant Again” http://bit.ly/ayNJmJ I’d be more inclined to agree with this if Wintour wasnt a racist prig.
On South Africa, 2010
I haven’t written a blog post in a damn long time, and with good reason. Since the beginning of June, I have been wrapped up in World Cup fever. I was torn about whether it would be more interesting to share sweeping aphoristic conclusions and judgments about the state of the country and of the sport, or whether to just talk about my experiences. I’m going to go with a mix. Now, as...
If you got a hashtag tattoo, what would it say?
newyorker: “Text messages have always seemed a little flat to me, so the murmuring Greek chorus of a hashtag might be a perfect way to liven them up and give them a bit of dimension. And from there, who knows? Books? Newspapers? Tattoos?” - Susan Orlean considers new uses for hashtags. Check out her blog, Free Range, at newyorker.com