2. My hair is too long and makes my neck hurt. Someone tell me what do with it. I could give it to charity but
they’d probably pay me to take it back.
3. The morning I started on Ian McLeod’s House of Storms, Lucien swept the remote off the cabinet, whereupon it hit the floor and went to heaven. The RCA Universal Remote (P699) refused to work. My sister swore she pressed Code Search 200 times. The next day I bought a Sony Universal Remote (P899), which worked immediately. (For those of you who have SkyCable Silver, try flipping between Channel 20 and 21 – GemTV (“Ang Samahan ng Mga Nagsialis sa Dating Daan”) and the Dating Daan channel. Hilarious.)
4. In 2004, Fortune ran an article called “Advertising’s Nightmare on Madison Avenue.” It made me think of
an old framework I used to use to explain different kinds of ad agencies during school talks. There’s SM, and Landmark, and Rustan’s, and 7-11, and People Are People, and this li’l hot boutique only three fashion editors and two real people know about.