Light Up (Rikers Remix) ft. Jay-Z & Lil’...
“Somebody once said there’s no ex-Catholic, there’s only retired Catholics….” - Pete Hammill. This Saturday celebrated New York writer Pete Hammill will receive an honorary degree from my Catholic high school, Regis, 59 years after being kicked out. Here’s the NYTime article.
Spotted: High culture bumper sticker on the Subuaru…nice! Related, in the vein of Adam Sandler’s “Sex or Weightlifting?” sketch: the “Donald Judd, or Cheap Furniture?” quiz.
I keep seeing these low slung BMX bikes around Manhattan. Often, the riders travel in biker gangs. This gang apparently got hungry and did an intricate parking job inside my local Chipotle. Will these bikes replace fixed gears as the next impractical hipster bike trend?
Financial Innovation, Value Creation, & Fairness
Now that I do most reading on the Kindle, I’m more likely to read a large numer of books in rotation. I’ve been reading 13 Bankers for a month or two now. Its a little slow moving overall, but line by line its very well written. I really loved the following quote about the point of finance and financial innovation. “The core function of finance is financial...
I had heard a lot of people rave about Glee, the primetime musical comedy-drama, but never checked it out since, well…its a musical comedy-drama. I finally got into it this weekend and I feel silly for waiting so long. This show is fantastic, a real delight. The genre mashup works better than I ever thought it could. The comedy is funny, the drama compelling, and the musical numbers are...
Ke$ha + a lil’ hipster street cred + a track with a Pharrel Williams appearance = Uffie I can’t stop! Check her out on HypeMachine, you’ll love her or hate her.