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  • Archive for October 10th, 2007

    There should be no such things as negative fortune cookies

    Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

    The New York Times business section writes about ominous fortune cookies that are coming out of Wonton Food in Long Island City. (Why is it in business and not like Dining In/Dining Out or Metro? Because it was a business editor who got the original weird fortune that sparked the idea). I helped out a […]

    A prescient fortune cookie for the mysterious artist in the NYTimes lobby

    Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

    Almost every day for the last few months (even on weekends), you could see a man wearing a T-shirt hunched over his Apple Powerbook in the lobby of new The New York Times building. He would be furiously tapping away while little green lights would pulsate across the longs chains of screens dangling in formation […]

    God is Not Great is a National Book Award finalists (which affects my life just a tiny bit)

    Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

    Christopher Hitchen’s book, God is Not Great (now with its own Wikipedia entry!), is a National Book Award finalist. Which is fantastic. It affects my life only in a little bit in that Cary called e-mailed me this morning to tell me we have to move my pre-pub dinners with booksellers up a week in […]