This is brilliant.
The Nine Best Internet Hamburger Memes, Ever -... →
interweber: You thought I was done writing bout internet crap but you were WRONG. OK, you probably didn’t really care either way, but I wrote something! It’ll make you half barf-half salivate. Everyone wins.
musicfrommypast: Apropos of Martin Amis’...
Ad Age: Modernista is shutting down →
Lance and Gary were pretty much my first bosses in the business, though they left me after like three weeks to go found Modernista! Sad to see them go. Many friends have worked there, and they were always a good friend to the Boston music scene.
Almost Amis →
Ooo this is very exciting. Amis is moving to Brooklyn.
Nestio Aims To Take The Sketch, Stress Out Of... →
We’re In The Middle Of A Terrible Blubble! →
Ooo! More bubble talk! I love it. Arrington is pretty dead on here, and I love it when he’s dead on. I love it when he talks about his past, and you remember he’s been around the block a few times. He’s also got a point that angels might have an interest in cooling any bubble, because of the bubble’s characteristic of inflating values. This does strike me as mildly...
Elatedly towelling himself down, Bob said, “You know, there are so few...– Amis on Hitchens: ‘He’s one of the most terrifying rhetoricians the world has seen’ | www.guardian.co.uk | Readability God. A day with a new Amis piece on Hitchens is a glorious day, indeed.
DIGIDAY:DAILY - 5Qs: Buzzfeed's Jonah Peretti →
A lot of brands are getting diminishing returns from banner ads that interrupt people. It’s well documented. You’re seeing click-through rates of .02 percent. Brands are spending billions on advertising that consumers are avoiding and ignoring. One way around that is creating advertising that’s useful, entertaining or interesting in some way. Publishers can help. That’s what they do for a living....
Upon encountering a character named Martin Amis in Martin Amis’ Money, his...– Martin Amis’ Experience: A Memoir
The Drinks of Kinsgley Amis*
THE LUCKY JIM 12 to 15 parts vodka 1 part dry vermouth 2 parts cucumber juice Cucumber slices ice Cubes THE COPENHAGEN 4 or 5 parts vodka 1 part Danish akvavit Blanched Almonds Ice Cubes Notes Amis: Wondering what the almond is doing here will keep your guests’ tongues wagging until the liquor sets them wagging about anything under the sun. THE SALTY DOG 1 part gin 2 parts fresh grapefruit...
Kinglsey Amis' general principles of drinking*
♣ G.P. (General Principle) 1:Up to a point (i.e. short of offering your guests one of those Balkan plonks marketed as wine, Cyprus sherry, poteen and the like), go for quantity rather than quality. Most people would rather have two glasses of ordinary decent port than one of a rare vintage. On the same reasoning, give them big drinks rather than small — with the exceptions to be noted later....
SAY Media Acquires Dogster (And Has More... →
david-noel: caterpillarcowboy: Congrats Ted!! Nice, congrats TedR! Wow! Awesome! Congrats, Ted!