Guerrilla marketing campaign

Beware of strangers bearing Sony Ericsson T68i camera/cell phones. They may part of an extreme guerrilla marketing campaign.

Lance Armstrong New Yorker profile

Lance Armstrong has won his fourth straight Tour de France. Here’s a revealing profile of the man who is arguably the greatest cyclist ever.

Japanese ice cream

Welcome to The Wacky World of Japanese Ice Cream. Don’t miss flavors like ox tongue (“What better to tickle the taste buds than tongues?”), wasabi, shrimp (“It’s prawnographic!”), eel, and especially chicken wing (“It actually tastes like a fried chicken wing, which is fine if that’s what you’re eating, but not if you’re tucking into […]

Baseball strike looming

A baseball strike is looming. This NY Times op-ed (free registration required) and Allen Barra’s Salon.com piece, “Bud Selig’s Buddies,” help explain why.