Fuglosumption: perpetuating the ugly duckling in brand and product consumption. The story Ugly Duckling is a tale of seclusion and reclusion, repudiation, omission from an order, and then, after a length of suffering, acceptance by a species post biological beauty makeover. In toto, it parallels human growth via a sars-free bird, in Amsterdam. First we’re born under the veneer of a wrinkly,...
Derivative of function = why?
Derivative: “… the instantaneous change of one quantity with respect to another, as velocity, which is the instantaneous change of distance with respect to time.” –dictionary.com I just finished reading Ad Age’s article, Book of Tens: Ideas of a Decade. The article is just that—ideas. It depicted CEOs’ attempts at a digital-age Ogilvy by engendering buzz terms that merely amount to all things...
catching up, in unmitigated, nontruncated...
salut, mes copins, ca va? voila… here it is—substantive communication in lieu of fragmented, nonsensical blurbs on facebook. happy holidays—i hope everyone’s enjoying a bit of fermented, egg-snot cheer, amid dousing your pheromones with mistletoe’s scent. I’ve been rather busy, hence the brief, monosyllabic updates via texting and fb. sorry. i’m...
new museum excursion
cuties: i’m cavorting about the New Museum, ce soir, with a friend who’s in town for zee holidays—visiting from canadia, of all places. :) I’d love to extend l’invitation in case anyone’s interested in joining us. it’s super cheap: free admission on wednesday nights. afterward, we can imbibe liquids and chortle about 21st C. art… like faux snobs of...
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