Archive for 2016/07

The Girl On The Train

The Girl On The Train What’s it like to be jilted? Thrown over for a new love when you’ve placed your full trust in your betrothed? Trust. It’s the first thing that goes. That’s the dirty little secret of divorce. Conventional wisdom is you split the assets and go on with your life, especially if […]

The Convention

I don’t recognize my country. For this I blame the Republicans. Not the rank and file voters, but the establishment, the elite, which has preached hatred for so long that now we end up with a country divided between the knowledgeable and the ignorant, the tax-free and the worker bee, those who think the government […]

Chaos Monkeys Update

I’m finished. I’d like to tell you it’s an easy satisfying read but the truth is despite the book being billed as a Facebook expose, the first half, when Antonio Garcia Martinez is delineating his travails in a startup, is much more interesting than the details of his tenure at the social network thereafter. And […]

Katy Perry-Rise

What kind of crazy fucked-up world do we live in where Katy Perry’s Olympic anthem is exclusive to Apple Music yet freely available to stream on YouTube/Vevo? This is why the music industry is losing its battle with YouTube and the government, it’s a self-dealing only for cash enterprise that puts the fan last. No […]