Cell

<img align=”right” alt=”Cell: A Novel” src=”http://images.amazon.com/images/P/0743292332.01.SCTHUMBZZZ.jpg” />Just finished reading Cell by Stephen King. Definitely not my favorite of his; about 18 months ago I read through the entire Dark Tower series, and found it a masterful collection of characters, a thoroughly engrossing weaving of multiple story lines...

Continue reading...

links for 2006-04-24

Online News Squared: LA Times Blogger Suspended in Multiple Personality Flap Reporter (Pulitzer prize winner, no less) suspended after it’s revealed that he posted comments under fake names at the LA Times site and his own blog. Bizarre. (tags: identity LATimes ethics) VC Confidential: Net Ads Pass...

Continue reading...

Survey, take 2

The site survey link is now live, so any of you who regularly read this site, feel free to take a couple minutes and anonymously tell me all about yourself by clicking that link below. 😉 John Zeratsky shared some details about how I did this. I’m...

Continue reading...

Survey

Hi there! If you’re reading this in a feed reader (Bloglines, NewsGator, FeedDemon, NetNewsWire — FeedBurner tells me that is 70% of you), I’d really appreciate it if you take a few minutes and click on the ‘Take my survey’ link. Let me know if the overall...

Continue reading...

links for 2006-04-22

Deborah McMurray Associates – VW TV Ads Interesting – VW’s new ads show head-on crashes to show how safe they are… (tags: VW advertising tv) StillFree.com Very well-done hoax showing someone spraypainting Air Force One “still free”. Photoshop? Digital editing? Nope. A rented 747 and a paint...

Continue reading...

Rahm Emanuel on Bill Maher

Not his best performance by far. I think the transcript will read well, but his delivery was off – wasn’t clear whether he had a bad satellite connection, or what. Style aside, the substance was good – he was there primarily to promote his new book, The...

Continue reading...

links for 2006-04-21

A Venture Forth » Blog Archive » The Art of Branding (And, Why Startups Often Have a Strategic Edge) “Compare Feedburner vs. AT&T…” I love it. (tags: feedburner att startup strategy) Mumps outbreak likely to spread, CDC chief says | Chicago Tribune “We expect more cases—definitely,” said...

Continue reading...

Subaru B9 Tribeca

By the way, I mentioned that I bought the Tribeca recently in my last post. In spite of some of the reviews, I love how it looks, and have been very happy with it so far. My only complaint? The mileage is not-so-great… which isn’t surprising, given...

Continue reading...

links for 2006-04-20

Chicago Cubs : News : Garage sale on Saturday Own a piece of Wrigley this Saturday… (tags: Cubs Wrigley) OnlyOnce: Counter Cliche: I Know When I See One, Too Matt Blumberg at ReturnPath gives a great list of traits that make a great VC. (tags: entrepreneurship VC...

Continue reading...