Archive for September, 2007

Sep 27 2007

The New Iron(y) Age

After 9/11 Graydon Carter, the justifiably celebrated editor of Vanity Fair, made a comment that he has since said he regretted mightily. His comment was that the heinous 9/11 attacks signaled the "death of irony" in America. Of course, Carter (one of the founding editors of Spy Magazine) knows from irony. It is a major part of his approach [...]

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Sep 15 2007

iArrogance

If what they say is true that "pride goeth before the fall," then Steve Jobs should have fallen many times in his storied career. But, at least in recent years, he has just been going from strength to strength. That record of success is pretty amazing given the fact that Jobs has more pride (AKA arrogance) bottled up in [...]

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Sep 03 2007

Not Your Father's Dadillac…

Or at least that’s what Cadillac wants you to think with the launch of its new "halo" model, the totally redesigned CTS. By now you’ve probably seen photos of the new car, usually clad in a rich red color. You certainly cannot miss the front end styling. The grill is a massive, angular, heavily chromed affair [...]

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