The Airbnb customer whose home was destroyed by a stranger who’d used the...– Airbnb Pillage Victim Says Company Tried to Keep Her Quiet (via nickdouglas) This entire saga has been a case study in how ”’not”’ to do crisis communications. (via mikehudack)
I think we need to reintroduce lions into society. As a variable. …People would...– LOUIS C.K.
I certainly felt ignored when a young editorial assistant at a magazine asked me...– - “Is Anyone There: When You’re Email Goes Answered” The Times’ Sunday Style section is hard to satirize, since they are already self-parodies. (via dogsareadorable)
Watching Wall Street 2 is like sitting down to eat a big slice of delicious cheesecake and realizing it’s not cheesecake, it’s low-fat tofutti cake with carb-free crust. Also it’s hot in the kitchen and the cake begins to melt on your plate, not because it was frozen, but because it is disgusting. Now that you think of it, a cake made of cheese, in general, is pretty disgusting....
All men fear death. It’s a natural fear that consumes us all. We fear death...– the character of Ernest Hemingway in the movie Midnight In Paris, as written by Woody Allen. [I can’t stress how good this movie is.] (via nedhepburn)
A Day In The Life Of A Media Power Couple →
thelaurenproject: The Observer recently listed Lindsay Kaplan and Richard Blakeley as one of New York’s Media Power Couples, and although that sounds flattering, it was done in a link-baiting, dickish manner. You think being a power couple is a joke? You think these kids are joking around? Hell no. They are as serious as SiriusXM Turntable.fm. Look at this photo. FREAKING DO IT. You know why...
The next real literary ‘rebels’ in this country might well emerge as some weird...– David Foster Wallace, “E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction” (via libraryland)
“A woman once told me she thought her book should be published because so many worse books get published all the time. I hear the same things from authors who are upset because they didn’t get a big advance and someone who wrote a terrible book, or a book that didn’t sell, got much more money. It doesn’t help to be mad at someone for winning the lottery. You’re not owed anything just because...
How many influencers does it take to screw in a...
10 interns and a good publicist.
peterfeld: Unfortunately for Instagram, making photos look like they were taken in the ’70s is starting to look very 2010. That’s why all my photos are going to look like they were taken by ancient camera obscuras. Suck on that, posers.
10 Female Tech CEOs To Watch →