This is, by a wide margin, the most plausible explaination. It also means they can cap their losses at ~$50mm instead of adding to the deficit with a pricey marketing blitz for a movie that would probably have played well on digital distribution for half the cost. »
Holy hell, total Deja Vu from about 3 years ago. November 2011 I went shopping to get some provisions for my new single-Dad-of-two apartment. I came home with exactly this: a very small tabletop Christmas tree (for this kids), a few boxes of generic ornaments, a Keurig machine, 3 bottles of Oban 14-year, a 20 oz.… »
Great post with a refreshing take on actual Ferrari ownership. Light years away from Maranello's carefully crafted PR and the ego-driven "gauzy filters" with which the Conspicuous Consumption crowd (wealthy 22-year olds and Finance Bros) discuss their cars. The reality is that everything which excels in one or two… »
Late to the party, here's my take on my season which has gone down in flames so rapidly that if Roger Goodell, Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, most of the Seahawks, and all of the Bears were at a party, they'd all agree "At least we're not THAT guy." »
I look forward to the inevitable follow up piece, "Terrorism and the Positive 10-Year Outlook for the Housing Market." »
On a more than regular basis I will callback to the Orson Welles bits. Because of this my wife no longer cooks green peas because I salute them for their... pea-ness. »
Now you're talking real progress. If you're looking for singularly most effective actionable item in eliminating rape culture, there is another, more prescient institution which fosters the greatest chunk of rapes in the U.S. »
I respect your commitment to the cause, brother.
His name was FEC.
His name was FEC.
His name was FEC. »
I've been wearing contacts for about 20 years now, since I was 15. Despite spending the better part of an entire morning at least once a year fishing an errant lens out of my ocular cavity, I am still less afraid of that than I am of laser correction. Because I have an entirely probable fear that despite 30-ish years… »