Jim Norton shares a lifetime of sex solicitation and makes a case for legalized prostitution. Protecting the women is key, and “pimps should be thrown down an elevator shaft.” He doesn’t mention tax dollars though, which is interesting since new streams of money and opportunity usually open up the eyes of even the most disagreeable people.
“Caucasian in the Game”
Excerpted from Pimps Up, Ho’s Down
Slaves of Happiness Island by Molly Crabapple
Abu Dhabi and the dark side of high art
illustration by Molly Crabapple
John Oliver goes in on Native Advertising.
Tom Haverford’s Ridiculous Business Ideas
At Patagonia, the Bottom Line Includes the Earth by Diane Cardwell
The company, which sells outdoor apparel and gear, has an unusual commitment to advancing sustainability, sometimes at the expense of its profit.
photo by stokeharvester
A basic look at the day-to-day operations of a modern day Colombian drug cartel
It was Joltin’ Joe Dimaggio who put Mr. Coffee on the map.
Reebok Bacon is “uncured and contains no nitrates, preservatives, MSG, or sweeteners.” Next up, Nike Trail Mix… then followed by adidas wurst. Total Engineering for a Better You. The future is full of branded opportunities.
A sewer cleaner in India makes $5 per day and has an 80% chance of dying before the age of 60.
A Tiny Club’s Uneasy Rise by Raphael Minder
Eibar, a small soccer team with a 5,250 seat stadium is entering Spain’s top division, La Liga. And it’s been a pain in the ass.
Photograph by Markel Redondo for The New York Times
Paula Scher — A Woman of Identities
Could Brooklyn hipsters help save the middle class? And by “hipsters” I think they just mean people in Brooklyn.
Why Net Neutrality Matters (And What You Can Do To Help).
After less than a month of being officially open, “Holler If Ya Hear Me”, the broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur is closing.
Dan Gilbert Apologizes to LeBron James