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  • James Bond ditching the Martini 'shaken, not stirred' for Heineken

    04/04/2012 7:16:42 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 61 replies
    James Bond may no longer be ordering his signature Martini, "shaken, not stirred." Reports say Bond is switching to Heineken. Ad Age reports that Daniel Craig will reach for a Heineken rather than his trademark cocktail in a scene from the upcoming Bond movie "Skyfall," thanks to a deal Heineken USA has struck with the spy film franchise. Craig will additionally star in a commercial for the brew to run globally, created by Wieden & Kennedy Amsterdam with "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes serving as a consultant. Craig will also appear as Bond on special packaging for the beer
  • Of Muppets and Manhattan (Goldman Sachs' woes reflect the woes of New York City)

    03/21/2012 6:25:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    City Journal ^ | 03/21/2012 | NICOLE GELINAS
    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein woke to a headache yesterday. One of his vice presidents chose to resign via the New York Times opinion page, saying that he no longer wanted to take unfair advantage of the firm’s customers. But the people who should go to bed worried tonight are New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg: Goldman’s PR crisis is New York’s fiscal crisis. Goldman veteran Greg Smith wrote that he was leaving the company after nearly 12 years because its culture was “as toxic and destructive” as he’d ever seen. He claimed that Goldman’s business model...
  • Whose View will Clinton Museum Represent?

    06/23/2003 1:01:46 PM PDT · by mountaineer · 67 replies · 411+ views
    CNN ^ | June 23, 2003 | AP
    <p>LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) -- The world's largest museum design firm promises its work on the Clinton Presidential Library will strike a balance between entertainment and education, between the former president's feats and failures.</p> <p>Award-winning designer Ralph Appelbaum said he wants to create a museum that touts Clinton as a visionary whose policies and leadership defined a generation.</p>
  • Fratboy Dim and his buddies are told lies

    05/04/2003 8:53:02 PM PDT · by WaterDragon · 76 replies · 378+ views
    Telegraph U.K. ^ | May 4, 2003 | Irvine Welsh
    promised myself that I would never write another word about Iraq in this column, but that was before I went for an innocuous beer earlier this week. I was in a North Side of Chicago bar, packed full of college fraternity guys, who were watching the assortment of baseball, basketball and news programmes on the multiple screens. One guy, very much the worse for wear, shouted proudly: "We killed far less Iraqi citizens than Saddam." In a moment of grotesque comedy, his fratboy friend misunderstood him and said defensively: "But we've only been there a few goddamn weeks!" The pal...