“You somehow feel as if your presence is important. You have made a reasonable contibution to the support and the noise. You can sit close enough to the pitch to hear the players swearing at one another. You get recognised after only a few visits by the programme seller.”—kenodoxia: In praise of lower-league football
“By the time you get this letter, I’ll have gotten hold of some of the recent issues of The Sun. Unless it looks totally worthless, I’ll let my offer stand. And don’t think that my arrogance is unintentional: it’s just that I’d rather offend you now than after I started working for you.”—
Never minces his words, that Thompson fella.
Fascinating man. Fear and Loathing is great - but to really get under the bonnet of this man, you should check out ‘Gonzo’ … a collection of insights from people who knew Hunter well.
But by ‘well’… they mean not at all. Complex and carefree. Not a journalist, really, more a writer of ‘Reality Fiction’. And it’s bloody brilliant.
“Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has stepped down from his position as CEO of Twitter. In a shocking announcement on the Twitter blog, Williams revealed that he asked Twitter COO Dick Costolo to step in as the company’s CEO. Williams will stay with the company though and “be completely focused on product strategy.””—BREAKING: Twitter CEO Evan Williams Stepping Down
“This may seem strange to outsiders but Tottenham could move halfway to Cambridge and still be within their traditional boundaries, but roughly six miles down the road to where the Olympic park is located and they may as well be on the moon.”—