Borat is no longer, nor is Ali G, according to Sacha Baron Cohen quoted trying to promote some new movie everyone is going to be bummed about because it's not Borat, Ali G or Bruno.
It might get a lot of press but resolutions like this: UN Documents are a big deal. As my friend put it recently, “it's like shining a light on the would-be burglar.” If the light were to go away he'd feel empowered to start stealing again.
As I pay my AT&T residential bill ($5/month for call-waiting? Really?) and wait for my new iPod to finish synching I read the fine print on the back of this month's bill:
“Over the last several months, we've transformed the AT&T brand to reflect our commitment to our on-the-go customers. As more customers seek to stay connected at home and on the road, we're borrowing from our mobility group and including more orange throughout our communications. Why? We're in the business of keeping you connected, and we want you to know it. Look for more AT&T orange in your January statement.”
I will hardly be able to sleep until then.
Brand hypothesis: a brand's success is the inverse of the amount of time spent talking about the brand.
For a guy like me, who doesn't have cable service (or a TV for that matter (I am so much more literary than you)) a site like OpenHulu is a welcome bookmark.
Title aside, the NYTimes article which includes Radiohead interviews (the first since In Rainbow's release) is a good read.
What would popular hip-hop songs look like if they were represented in graphs? Prolly something like this:
Written while groovin' to Electric Relaxation from the album “Midnight Marauders” by A Tribe Called Quest
Written while groovin' to Bunky's Pick - Cut Chemist from the album “The Funky 16 Corners” by Various Artists - Stones Throw Records