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December 2, 2008
Rex Sorgatz, the proprietor of Fimoculous
, is the perpetrator of the I'm Just Sayin' Show
, a series of 2-to-5-minute episodes featuring three hip and savvy women (Alisa, Jackie and Kristen), all of them "social media strategists" at New York dotcoms, in frenetic conversations over drinks on topics like language
, New York City cops
, identity theft
, and what's cool
, and iPhone apps
they like. For your convenience, there are plot summaries like: "In less than 2 minutes: vampires, goth tattoos, Alisa's Mormon connection to Twilight, and True Blood.
posted by beagle at 9:54 AM PST - 86 comments
Mark Leckey has won the Turner Prize
: “I kind of hate the relationship the press in Britain has towards art,” he said. “I hate the way it’s all Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin and Banksy. They expect spectacle and shock. Art is not like that. The art world I know is not like that; it’s a whole other world.” [more inside]
posted by chuckdarwin at 7:34 AM PST - 17 comments
Long and short of it continues in part 2
I loved reading the first part of this series
and it now has the second part that I have put link to.
Long and short of it goes deeper into an important topic: Whether we should have a long sentence or a short one when describing things. I would well go with the long sentence as written by Charles Dickens on his novel Oliver Twist a century ago. But it seems quite a few people prefer short ones! What's your take on this.
posted by susanharper at 6:49 AM PST - 54 comments