Tag Archives: Containing Trump

Nuts

The press wasn’t always the enemy of the people. Once, long ago, it was heroic, with heroic buildings like the 1929 Daily News Building at 220 East 42nd Street between Second and Third Avenues in Manhattan. Grand Central Station and … Continue reading

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Morally and Intellectually Unfit

Not everyone is beaten down. Not everyone has shrugged and given up. We’ve seen this movie before – Spartacus – the 1960 Stanley Kubrick sword-and-sandals epic about a slave revolt in ancient Greece. Kirk Douglas, who also produced the film, … Continue reading

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Stuck at the Top

Anyone who has worked in any large organization knows all about the Peter Principle – a bit of management theory from Laurence J. Peter first advanced in 1969 – the idea that the problem with all large organizations is the … Continue reading

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The Man with Low Impulse Control

This is an industry town and this is the industry news – “Hollywood suffered its worst weekend box office in sixteen years, as the worst summer movie season in more than a decade nears a merciful end.” It’s a bit … Continue reading

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