This week’s theme: pornography for various tastes
At a time when most media companies can barely pay for cake at going-
away parties, Bloomberg appears to be rolling in dough.
Stephanie Clifford and Julie Creswell, “At Bloomberg, modest strategy to rule the world,” NYT 11/14.
Porn vibes. In public. Flooding the recycled air of the plane.
Monica Hesse, “Publicly, a whole new lewdness,” Washington Post, 11/12, on the increasing ubiquity of porn thanks to technological advancements
After a quiet stretch at the North American box office, Hollywood discovered once again that audiences want to see the world and a cast of B-list actors ripped into pieces in a blitz of computer-generated effects.
Brooks Barnes, “2012 opening earns $65 million,” NYT, 11/15. In very rare cares, I endorse when journalism takes an appropriate — even if modest —- advocacy role borne out of informed indignation.
If any vegans came over for dinner, I could whip them up a salad, then explain my philosophy on being a carnivore: If God had not intended for us to eat animals, how come He made them out of meat? I always remind people from outside our state that there’s plenty of room for all Alaska’s animals – right next to the mashed potatoes.”
Sarah Palin, reportedly excerpted from her book, Going Rogue, in Huffington Post, 11/14. Just the best thing you could hope for someone to say.
And I’m sure that, you know, I’ll see excerpts printed and, you know, snippets of interviews as I, you know, channel surf in, in Singapore and in Shanghai and in Beijing.
Hillary Clinton, Meet the Press, 11/15