"This week, we discovered an utterly charming card used by Isaac Asimov ('natural resource' is right) and, inspired, began hunting for more famous peoples' business cards
, whether boilerplate or highly designed, staid or comical."
The Thriller Diaries
: Michael Jackson’s 1983 “Thriller” remains the most popular music video of all time: a 14-minute horror spoof that changed the business. Behind the scenes it gave its star a temporary home with director John Landis, sparked a near romance with actress Ola Ray, and revealed how damaged the young pop idol already was.
Famous for Being Famous
- is an article on the artist, Giotto, argued to be among the first "celebrities." Giotto
studied with the painter Cimabue
and is said to have been an early influence on Leonardo da Vinci
. Although not currently as well-known as Michaelangelo
, for instance, Giotto's fame in his day was great, as evidenced by writings by Dante