The Gang has taken over with a new form-factor to facilitate curation for the cultivation of the curious mind— the SNapkin.
With the release of the first of what should be many expressions of the Jedemi Chronicles, we’ve been pondering how to explain what we perceive to be the end game here. For sure, we can tell that a lot of what Jedemi is about is the discovering of interesting things… more »
The Saturday Essay in The Wall Street Journal was an interesting piece about Dante’s “Divine Comedy” and the impact it had on the author of the 2500+ word piece. The way these essays are written, you need to block a chunk of time because they tend to be lengthy ponderables…. more »
Chipotle Mexican Grill, the fast casual chain of burrito restaurants known for serving Food With Integrity, sent a direct marketing piece (via snail mail), which was pretty darn hilarious. The back is where the fun is at, so to speak. Check out the fine print! Someone certainly had fun writing… more »
We do a lot of reading and observing. It’s fun and we always seem to find something that seems intriguing. For example, Monday’s Wall Street Journal featured a story (Mexican Regulator to Rule on Beer Sales) talking about how an upcoming ruling by Mexico’s antitrust regulator could end beer makers’… more »
It was brought to my attention (Thanks, Tommie!) that there was a disturbance this week that spanned from U.S. Navy headquarters to the cereal aisles of your local grocery store. Apparently, Cap’n Crunch is NOT a captain after all. A super astute writer noticed (and posted) that the legendary cereal… more »
Dossie is Dorothy L. Sayers, a renowned English crime writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator and Christian humanist. She studied medieval literature at Oxford, being one of the first women to graduate from that university (1915). She worked for several years as a copywriter for the London advertising firm Bensons (brands… more »
I am reading The Passionate Intellect: Dorothy L. Sayers’ Encounter with Dante By Barbara Reynolds, and I came across this awesome quote: You are, of course, perfectly right — I never do anything (I mean , I never write anything) that I don’t like writing, or about anything or anyone… more »