• Gift confessions of a beauty editor

    Mediabistro: Now this is fun! If you ever doubted being a NYC magazine editor had perks, read the gleeful details here and learn what you’re missing. Mary Lisa Gavenas’ swag stories are a hoot. Some of the stuff: Maison du Chocolat chocolates Escade, Philosophy and Dior lotions, potions and perfume Vintage Bakelite bracelets Veuve Clicquot… Continue Reading

  • Steve Rubel–Still in Hawaii

    Micropersuasion’s Steve Rubel should be having a great week. Why? He went to Hawaii, not Thailand, for his honeymoon. He’s in BizWeek. He’s got web access, but he’s not blogging–that shows great self-discipline! Rock on, Steve–have fun!.

  • Clarifications re “Competing with Craig” report

    Bob Cauthorn and Peter Zollman were kind enough to offer some clarifications to yesterday’s post— First of all–and this is stating the obvious–Bob Cauthorn’s analysis used *no* proprietary information from the Chronicle. Cauthorn says : “Anyone willing to do the homework and spend time studying the issue can come to precisely the same results as… Continue Reading

  • Tsunami: 59,000 dead

    Reuters: 59,000 dead. This is horrific. I’m donating as much as I can spare. And then a bit more. Lots of giving links and Doctors without Borders 1-888-392-0392 Network for Good American Red Cross 1-800-435-7669 International Comittee of the Red Cross UNICEF

  • Winer: The considered life

    Scripting News: “I’m constantly written out of the story of my creative life. Should I continue? Why? This is one of the things I’m thinking about while driving.” Dave Winer’s driving east and being his amazingly creative and blunt self.

  • Ecommerce: News

    Reuters: Home Depot to sell big appliances online. Delivery is free for items over $299. Wonder what the demand generation for big appliances is at shopping.com, shopzilla and their ilk? MacCentral: Amazon reports they beat all past holidays sales records this year–and had one day where they sold 2.8 million items, another first. Josh Rubin:… Continue Reading

  • How many movies do you watch in a year?

    Mark Bernstein’s got a post commenting on his movie-going habits–both in theatre and at home. He says “This year, I’ve seen about 29 movies. I’ll probably add two more on New Years Eve. Only three seem to have been in theaters; that surprises me.” This year, my movie-going shot up when I started subscribing to… Continue Reading