Browsing All posts tagged under »sarcasm«

Where the Borg Empire Really Began

August 31, 2011


Everything starts small. It’s not well known that the Borg Empire began with the career of Larry Borg, a shady  one-legged door-to-door prosthetics salesman who built up his business by a combination of aggressive salesmanship and a cavalier attitude towards patent and copyright laws. Detractors said that he often stole ideas outright. The slogan of […]

If Caught in a Scandal …

February 23, 2010


A conservative politician will say, “To accuse me is unpatriotic."

The Law, In Its Majestic Equality …

January 25, 2010


The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets and to steal bread. — Anatole France, 1894 And the law, in its majestic equality, allows the poor as well as the rich to launch million dollar advertising campaigns in support of […]

The Cashu Nova Story, Part III–Bundle pants and the psychology of success.

July 26, 2008


Hollywood. The saga of the Cashū Nova Fashion House is an unusual one, of course. Yet hardly anything is more unusual in this story than the fact that the world of fashion–as represented by Cashū Nova–has somehow intersected with the study of socio-dynamics, a rarefied 21st Century academic discipline specialized in by University of Southern […]

The Cashu Nova Story, Part II–A new fashion house rises

July 21, 2008


Because of Cashū Nova, the hottest new fashion house in Hollywood, the land of the valley girl suddenly leads the planet in a completely new fashion trend. Manhattan is jealous. And there are mumbles and murmurs from Paris and Milan. And it began with a dip in the sea off the Oregon coast. “I had […]

The Cashu Nova Story, Part I – Before Success

July 13, 2008


  Hollywood. Metrosexual has been with us for a while now, which, in case you have been living in a cave, refers to the practice of some men to dress gay even though they aren’t. Particularly. Of course somebody was eventually going to come up with a fashion answer to the metrosexual trend more definitive […]