The Toys ‘R’ Us closing wasn’t a result of kids wanting fewer toys or adults buying fewer toys, or even Amazon or other retailers taking a bite out of the toy market. It was because a bunch of rich old dudes decided to pump and dump the brand with debt. Here’s the technical description of what happened, according to Seeking Alpha: “In 2005, Toys ‘R’ … Continue reading Toys ‘R’ Us: A Simple Explanation
If CBS needed help funding Star Trek, they need only have looked toward Trek’s true fans already doing it on a shoestring. Continue reading Disenfranchised
Live Long And Prosper. Continue reading Pretty Sure It’s OK To Hug A Vulcan Today
The Next Web compiled this handy list of Yahoo’s 2013 acquisitions, and here’s what I think is going to happen next for Yahoo:
They’re going to become the next best thing in digital, gamified storytelling. Continue reading “Let’s Bet On Yahoo’s Next Move”
I’ve resisted writing about Star Trek (2009). Here’s why – to paraphrase Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory:
“It’s a [Star Trek movie]. Like pizza or particle accelerators even the stinky ones, still pretty good.” Trek is Trek, I say to my semi-Trekkie friends. They roll their eyes.
It’s a hard thing, rebooting a franchise. Continue reading “Nu Trek turned our Trek Heroes into Teens with Problems”
I’ve been a fan of Star Trek for as long as I can remember, so it’s no wonder that whenever I have to make tough decisions – big or small, business or personal – I think about how my favorite Star Trek characters would react and try to incorporate their strengths into mine.
Dear Floridian Jurors,
I won’t pretend to know what’s going on in your head, what evidence you were presented with, or how you came to your decision. But from an outsider’s perspective, you’re fucking nuts.
Just in case it isn’t presented to you at your murder trials (Zimmerman, Dunn): I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to the reasonable person test. Continue reading “An open letter to Floridian Jurors”