We were catching up on our online reading when we came across a reference to Spy Magazine. Bloomberg did a piece about how to get under Donald Trump’s skin — referencing Spy. How do you get under Donald Trump’s skin, force him off his game? How do you go negative…more »
Rolling into the holiday weekend, it struck us as interesting the multitude of stories we saw “trending.” Logo changes: Really? In the same week, both Google and Verizon unveiled new versions of their respective logos and the webosphere went nuts. Okay, maybe that’s too strong. But stories appeared from a…more »
During the same weekend that The New York Times did a scathing (and quite lengthy) front page story on Jeff Bezos and Amazon that was kind of a downer, The Wall Street Journal featured Danny Meyer in a Weekend Confidential piece which was quite uplifting. As usual, Meyer came across… more »
While flipping through The Wall Street Journal the other day, we came across a headline that grabbed our attention — and triggered our collective imagination. Apparently, thanks to the efforts of Sing London, a U.K.-based public art studio, 27 of Chicago’s iconic statues will speak to passersby via the mobile phone.
We heart the ambidextrous pitcher for the Oakland Athletics and have been watching him closely since spring training. He has spent most of the season in the ball clubs’s Triple-A affiliate (Nashville) until Friday, June 5, when he was called up to help out the A’s as they battled the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park…
We remember seeing a cartoon years ago that was captioned “Last Act of Defiance.” In it, a mouse was flipping off a bird of prey that was swooping in on him. Funny how that visual stuck. When we were flipping through The Wall Street Journal on Thursday, we stopped at page A7 to admire a very “blue” full-page ad with the title “NOT ALL SMARTPHONES ARE CREATED EQUAL.” Okay, you grabbed us.
We’ve been talking about Active Exploration (AE) as something we all should be doing (E for Everyone). It isn’t limited to magazines and other publications. Print ads and those “free standing inserts” from the Sunday paper can easily stimulate the curious mind and generate some ponderables.
Time to give an update on what books we’re cycling through. We made some really good discoveries which make us smile throughout the day — a knowing smile. With the release of The Avengers: Age of Ultron, we’ve been on a journey of discovery since we weren’t exposed to… more »