Five Lines From n+1's Review of "Tiny Furniture"
fek: 1. “Who among us is noble enough not to envy Lena Dunham?”* 2. “What sets Tiny Furniture apart is its attention to minor distinctions—to the fine differences within the upper and upper-middle class, like the one between the father who pays his daughter’s security deposit and the father who buys her the apartment.” 3. “The fact that Charlotte possesses both prime Manhattan real estate and...
There’s no poker player alive that plays as good as when he’s...– Phil Ivey.
During the floor debate on Tuesday, Del. C. Todd... →
Pitchfork Reviews Reviews: Speaking on a Panel →
pitchforkreviewsreviews: Hi! I am speaking on a panel about social media today. The description of the panel begins: “Innovation can spawn from the darkest places. SarkissianMason hosts a panel of experts who are pushing the boundaries of social media. While their intentions might be questionable, these pioneers are…
Oh, I hate when they do this →
adrianeq: This criticism, in which the “critic” poses among the “lowly journalists” is so full of snark that it comes across as insecurity; so full of itself it comes across as needy. There’s hardly a grain in here of real content. Instead, it’s the behind-the-scenes paraded as scenes; though really, if you think about it, there’s hardly anything there at all. The subject is lost, the theme is...
Today in MGT-409: Organizational Strategy, we discussed a the story of a man who rose quickly through the ranks at a large manufacturing firm. The story cataloged many behaviors that, one surmises, helped this man achieve a great deal in a very short time. Some of those behaviors were: development of a computer program that was more efficient than what the boys back at headquarters were...
I guess you could write many long essays about how disappointing it is to expect writing to liberate people but discover that many readers just want to come up with quirky phrases to type at one another, sometimes in all caps, in the comments. But I also guess that just because you could do a lot of something doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it.