Stories for February 2005

February 27, 2005

The Other Gates

Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s The Gates is a spectacle consistent with [the Renaissance art tradition], a piece of elaborate social theater that’s an unintentional portrait of our time. That portrait can be poignant and charming; most of all, it’s funny….

February 20, 2005

Tech Support in Retrograde

Mercury, the messenger of the gods, is in charge of all things that have to do with communication, electronics and transportation. And Mercury is set to turn retrograde for the next three weeks. During this time, it’s challenging at…

February 12, 2005

Zoomifying My Life Away

Since shedding my higher level administration duties at work a few months back I’ve been able to concentrate on design and geeky things. Being creative in my day job —I’m in heaven. A few weeks ago we introduced a…

February 6, 2005

“Desperate” Advertisers

Lynette: “Tom, I am sorry about tonight. Truly, but these days, if I’m competing with anyone, it’s the Bree Van de Kamps of the world with their spotless kitchens, and their perfect kids, who throw fabulous parties where nothing…