When you talk about ambition, drive, and hustle and single-mindedness and obsession, the reality is as I look at our portfolio I don’t have any founders or CEOs who I would consider to be normal people in any way. They’re all weird. There is something very different about all of them. …It takes weird people to get this started, but how weird are you?
– A statement by Chris Sacca that is really relevant to me.
I’ve always thought of being in love as being willing to do anything for the other person—starve to buy them bread and not mind living in Siberia with them—and I’ve always thought that every minute away from them would be hell—so looking at it that [way] I guess I’m not in love with you.
– A 17 year old Jackie Kennedy’s break-up letter to her Harvard boyfriend R. Beverley Corbin Jr. Corbin passed away in 2004 at age 79.
Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. The trouble is, I don’t know which half.
– John Wanamaker, 19th Century.
A delivery truck driver accidentally backed into a $300,000 Ferrari in New York City last week to create this unintentional symbolic representation of the income gap in this country.
This portraiture from approximately 1900 may be the oldest known selfie ever taken.
And here’s one taken sometime in October 1914 by the Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna.
Tens of thousands of visitors have probably walked right over the above tiny dot in Disneyland without nary a glance. Located near Sleeping Beauty’s castle this dot represents the geographic center of Disneyland.
Read about some other secrets of Disneyland here.
Browse some pictures from my life over the past few weeks, such as the one above where I couldn’t resist joining the other hordes of Banksy groupies at one of the artist’s more recent stencils. This one can be found on the corner of 79th and Broadway because nothing screams counter culture street art audience like the Upper West Side.