The merger of Kmart and Sears is affecting retail commerce in ways both obvious and subtle. Most business press is covering large details, such as the questionable decision to position both chains under the name Ksmears. Yet with this merger comes a veritable flood of new business practices, models that might affect careers and communities […]
Very Disturbing: From NY Times: Porter J. Goss, the new intelligence chief, has told Central Intelligence Agency employees that their job is to “support the administration and its policies in our work,” a copy of an internal memorandum shows.
Fabio made an appearance today at Conde Nast and wowed the staff with his buffness, his manly locks and his friendly charm. He patiently took a seat while staffers one by one asked for an autograph. No wonder every housewife in America wants to do him. He even posed with a Wrassler for our upcoming […]
[From NY Daily News] Tom Hanks for president?: Looks like “Fahrenheit 9/11” director and proud lefty Michael Moore is hatching a scheme to draft Tom Hanks for the White House in 2008. “We need to find our Arnold,” Moore told Lowdown at Sunday’s “Hotel Rwanda” premiere, adding that the box-office star is the Democratic Schwarzenegger.
Movable Hype The Knitting Factory Tuesday, November 16 Our friends at Gothamist have put together a fabulous evening of music, with up-and-coming indie acts: The Fresh The Sons of Sound Snowden Asobi Seksu Best of all there are $2 drink specials from Triple 8 Vodka! Show starts at 8PM. Tickets are $10 in advance (you […]
[from CNN] The rap artist O.D.B., whose utterly unique rhymes, wild lifestyle and incessant legal troubles made him one of the most vivid characters in hip-hop, collapsed and died inside a recording studio Saturday. He was 35. O.D.B. had complained of chest pains before collapsing at the Manhattan studio, and was dead by the time […]
There’s a new bar in Williamsburg featuring tons of classic arcade games like Moon Patrol, Centipede, Frogger, and Donkey Kong,and Zaxxon. (from tangentialism): i don’t normally like big warehousey bars in williamsburg, especially when they’re right around the corner from where i live, but at first glance, i kind of like barcade. it’s super super […]
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by Dan Kilian 1. Be white, straight and rich. 2. Adopt a state: Expatriate with others Democrats in mass to red states until the next election is over. 3. Have sex with your gay life partner. In public. 4. Turn up your arrogance when dealing with hicks from the sticks. When tourists ask for directions […]
In Conversation: Seymour Hersh, Luc Sante, David Levi Strauss Moderated by Brian Wallis Tuesday, November 9, 2004 7:00 pm The Great Hall – Cooper Union 7 East 7th Street at 3rd Avenue Free Admission On occasion of the ICP exhibition “Inconvenient Evidence: Iraqi Prison Photographs from Abu Ghraib,” Seymour Hersh, Luc Sante, David Levi Strauss […]