It’s Monday morning at Skyscanner Headquarters, and the team is preparing to release the findings of its ‘perfect flight seat’ survey.
“Mullins — brief me. What were the findings?” asks Woodruff.
“Survey findings suggest that passengers prefer a window seat towards the front of the plane,” responds Mullins.
“Which seat damnit, which seat?” [...]
I’ve been reading all the hoopla on the world wide web about 7 Things I Find Attractive in Women now that I’m 30 and 7 Things I Find Sexy In Men Now That I’m 40 and good for them but people my age need some advice too you know.
Here’s the thing. I’m at a point [...]
The current selection of reality TV leaves something to be desired. You might recall my frustration with Pawn Stars – specifically with this episode:
Did you see the guy in the second part? He walks in with a clump of rupees minted in 1702 by the son of the man who built the Taj Mahal. Where are you [...]
From the General Partner, on life at the investment bank:
Today we unofficially-officially rebranded our euphemism for firm-wide layoffs, taking it from “right sizing” to “having constructive discussions with people on the wrong side of the ledger.” Call me old-fashioned, but I think the first one was better. My only beef was that [...]
Alexander Hamilton to John Laurens, on his requirements for a wife:
She must be young, handsome (I lay most stress upon a good shape), sensible (a little learning will do), well-bred (but she must have an aversion to the word ton), chaste and tender (I am an enthusiast in my notions of fidelity and fondness), [...]
When you name your cult, you have to come up with something that’s not too intense but not too mundane either. Something like “The Collective” won’t cut it — you don’t want people thinking they can come and go as they please. But you can’t name it The Zorlax, either. People will start talking.