"indecision may or may not be my problem."
from the latest harper's (although also widely reported elsewhere):
A LARD BARGAIN
From a list of donations to be made by Agip Oil Ecuador to the Huaorani tribe in eastern Ecuador, in return for releasing Agip from any liabilities when carrying our oil exploration on Huaorana land. The contract dates from 2001 and was obtained last year from Bolivar Beltran, an Ecuadorian lawyer, by journalist Kelly Hearn. Translated from the Spanish by Dan Keane.
Two (2) buckets of lard
One (2) sack of salt
100 pounds rice
100 pounds sugar
One (1) chalkboard
One (1) Ecuadorian flag
Fifteen (15) plates
Fifteen (15) cups
Fifteen (15) spoons
Two (2) pots
Two (2) ladles
Two (2) soccer balls
One (1) stopwatch
One (1) referee whistle
what does this show us? that exploitation keeps happening? no. it shows us what our priorities should be on the eve of a football world cup.
that's right, it's coming upon us again. on june 9th the opening kick will let loose a month of bliss and low productivity.
and you don't have to wait until july. now is a great time to read up on the teams, the players, and the to-be-proven-wrong predictions.
at this point i'll be happy to take and share recommendations for good online pre-tournament coverage.
"there is no such thing as a mistake. there are things you do, and things you don't do."
character paul martel in 'unfaithful'
will someone please stop redesigning great logos? first nwa changed a brilliant logo design (combining the N with the W and the NW direction on the compass) totally draining it out of its cleverness.
and now at&t bastardized saul bass's classic to give it a totally meaningless twist:
america, as i keep finding out never ceases to enchant me, and in many places is as remote and rural as any an exotic village you might seek out for adventures. utah in particular, as kurt the towing cowboy will later say 'is the last bit of true wilderness in the continental states'. and so i found it, too.
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