In praise of The Economist

June 2, 2006   ·   < 1 min read

In a world overrun by political correctness and where random local events pass as news for most people, … Continue reading “In praise of The Economist”

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Russian Dolls (Les Poupées Russes) is great, light hearted fun!

June 2, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

This is the rare sequel that much surpasses the original. L’Auberge Espanole was ok, but confusing and not … Continue reading “Russian Dolls (Les Poupées Russes) is great, light hearted fun!”

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X-Men III is entertaining but ultimately disappointing

June 2, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

Ah, the problem of high expectations… I may have liked the Da Vinci code more than it deserved … Continue reading “X-Men III is entertaining but ultimately disappointing”

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The Da Vinci Code is entertaining despite all the negative reviews

June 2, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

Yes the pace is a bit slow at the beginning, yes Audrey Tautou and Tom Hanks are terribly … Continue reading “The Da Vinci Code is entertaining despite all the negative reviews”

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The Hardest Lesson for Startups to Learn

May 17, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

Paul Graham, an essayist, programmer and programming language designer, just wrote a very interesting essay on the hardest … Continue reading “The Hardest Lesson for Startups to Learn”

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Startup Kit

May 16, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

You have a brilliant idea for a product and may even have found the technical resources to build … Continue reading “Startup Kit”

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More Great Quotes

May 16, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can … Continue reading “More Great Quotes”

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The power of gestalt

May 6, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

I am a big believer in gestalt. A gestalt is what you get when you absorb varying and … Continue reading “The power of gestalt”

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Padel: the future of tennis?

May 6, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

While traveling in Argentina and Spain, I came across an amazingly fun racquet sport called padel. Not to … Continue reading “Padel: the future of tennis?”

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Mission Impossible III is tons of fun

May 6, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

It’s fast paced and tense. Philip Seymor Hoffman makes a surprisingly effective villain and, whatever you may think … Continue reading “Mission Impossible III is tons of fun”

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Match Point is riveting

May 6, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

This most un-Woody Allenesque of Woody Allen movie is gripping. I was at the edge of my seat … Continue reading “Match Point is riveting”

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Belize: the next Costa Rica

April 27, 2006  ·  2 min read

Long known by scuba divers the world over for its coral reef, the second largest in the world, … Continue reading “Belize: the next Costa Rica”

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Thank You for Smoking is great!

April 27, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

I have been waiting for a long time for such a politically incorrect movie. I laughed out loud … Continue reading “Thank You for Smoking is great!”

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Inside Man is slick!

April 27, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

The premise did not seem that appealing and the previews were not very good, but it’s actually a … Continue reading “Inside Man is slick!”

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Praise from a VC :)

April 26, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

Kara Nortman is a great VC at Battery Ventures in New York City. VentureInside (www.ventureinside.com), her recent foray … Continue reading “Praise from a VC :)”

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While on the topic of fun videos…

April 26, 2006  ·  < 1 min read

You must absolutely check out this “preview” for Titanic Two: The Surface”: (http://www.devilducky.com/media/44438/). It’s hilarious!

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