“The Spirit of the Cover”

It would be fairly easy to jump on The New Yorker-bashing bandwagon today for its satirical cover featuring Barack and Michelle Obama as fictionalized Muslim terrorist and fist-bumping radical, respectively.It would be easy if one didn’t truly get the shock culture of Condé Nast wherein David Remnick’s glossed-out siblings have few qualms about popping former…… Continue reading “The Spirit of the Cover”

In the Bunker

I guess our friends in Bentonville missed out again this year on making the list of 100 best places to work. No wonder, if you consider this morning’s front page New York Times piece on the giant retailer’s “bare-knuckled” tactics to ferret out any ethical transgression within the ranks of its sprawling global operation.Still some…… Continue reading In the Bunker