Saks 5th Ave: The Most Interlocked Company. Ever.

I’ve been reading a FAIR bit about interlocking directorates lately.  For those of you who are going “interlocking… what?!” those are companies with directors who also sit on the board of directors at another company (or another 500 companies, as the case may be).  Mostly I’ve been interested in the way that directors of media…

Diagnosis: Writer

Does your friend or loved one seem withdrawn? Does s/he seem moody or easily depressed? Does s/he avoid social activities? Is s/he staring into space, seemingly detached from reality? Does s/he suffer from chronic relationship issues or abuse drugs and alcohol? Does s/he spend long periods of time in darkened rooms, lit only by a…

The Exit Interview

In 2006, I started working as a news monitor for a media research company. Half a year later, I had a mini breakdown. In retrospect, I think there might have been a connection between the two things.