Michael [Johnson] then used Brad Bird’s anecdote of Gower Champion, the theatre...– Michael Johnson Talk Report - Upcoming Pixar (via buzz)
Paris vs New York (by TonyMiotto)
New York City, when I was young, was falling apart, and the rest of the country...– Scripting News: Nation-building at home
C: Conveniently knowing everyone Jim’s sister and his college friend just...– The Newsroom Frustration Almanac: From A to Z — Vulture
Pitchfork: There’s a shot of you crowd-surfing in the new LCD Soundsystem...– Interviews: Aziz Ansari | Features | Pitchfork
If you try to locate the moment of a major paradigm shift, in the moment,...– Sasha Frere-Jones, in 2009. As Slate points out “It’s been fully five months since Rihanna took one of her thundering club-bangers to the top of the Hot 100, nearly a year since a rapper had a No. 1. (And Pitbull barely counts as a rapper.)” Jay-Z, Freddie Gibbs, and the end of...
But above all, talented people seek cities for fame. They can’t get famous...– London Mayor Boris Johnson, The Reason for Cities
It’s simply the case that the key to a happy marriage, a well-functioning...– Chaos Muppet - and proud! What kind of Muppet are you, chaos or order? - Slate Magazine
Carly Rae Jepsen, Jimmy Fallon, and the Roots... →
Questlove playing the Kazoo… my life is complete.
Great (but short) interview with Michael Lewis dismissing the claim his stories are too improbable to be true. I love this guy: he writes clearly about impossibly fascinating subjects, and makes it seem so effortless. Effortless, it’s not. Check out this deconstruction of his Vanity Fair article on the Greeks where’s he’s described as “the Jon Stewart of print: Loose,...
Hear Estelle’s New Song Featuring Janelle Monáe,... →
..then they surrender the track to Andre 3000, who just plain slaughters it....– Damon Albarn, James Murphy, and Andre 3000 Spent Time in a Room Together — Vulture
I think our generation is obsessed with the moon. When we were children, we were...– Air’s Nicolas Godin on A Trip to the Moon, Working With the Dead, and Space Travel — Vulture
The average mill has only two employees today, “a man and a dog. The man is...– Average Is Over - NYTimes.com
At base, I object to any system that makes me feel like a store clerk in “High...– Emily Nussbaum rants against the top ten list. I’m a lover of top-ten lists, it’s usually my favorite thing about the Internet - a month long retrospective into why the past year was awesome. A well cultivated top-ten list helps frame the zeitgeist of the year, and helps uncover great...
Etymologies of place names in San Francisco -... →
It is astonishing to think that in the 21st century people still think there is...– Great quote from Stephen Fry buried about 3/4 of the way through a somewhat average BBC documentary on Steve Jobs.
If there is one difference today it’s that things are happening a lot faster. A...– The big bang theory of computing | asymco
While fund managers continue to debate whether they should buy Amazon (AMZN) at...– Apple Fiscal Q1 2012: The Biggest Earnings Blowout in History | Bullish Cross
Daring Fireball Linked List: Daniel Craig on... →
Daniel crags explains why Quantum of Solace was mediocre.
You Say You Want a Devolution? | Style | Vanity... →
This is the worst article I’ve ever read. I’m not sure how this ever got beyond the pitch phase. What about 1992 actually bares similarity to 2012? A suggested alternate title: “My Lawn. Get off of it.”