Kinko’s Chronicles


One morning shortly after we moved to LA, my wife was making copies at Kinko’s, when this sweet man in his early seventies, completely unselfconscious, perhaps even a little defiant of how, in our paranoid century number 21, his actions might be a little icky to a young mom, struck up a conversatioin with my then two-year-old son.

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Jobs Opening

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Today, Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO of Apple. While this is hardly a shock, it is certainly an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of a man whom many, including myself, consider an inspiration.

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Don’t Be a Boob

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Breast Cancer is fatal. Chemotherapy is debilitating. Bald women are unattractive. And most importantly, we shouldn’t talk about all this. These are just some of the stigmas surrounding breast cancer.

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Thomas Edison famously claimed that success is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration. In that same spirit, and for as long as I’ve known her, Farah Shaer has been one very busy bee.

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Why I Dislike Architects *

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Renowned Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas spoke this evening in Beirut about issues affecting not only the contemporary architect, but just about anyone who’s ever lived in a building.

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Moving Forward Standing Still

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Lollyno’s latest project is ostensibly called Moving Forward Standing Still, a photography exhibition set to the theme of tradition versus modernity.

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