February 17, 2012

quotes out of context

A rush of wind came from each one, producing a symphony of flatulence. It took an hour for all the gas to exit.

It’s Phil Schiller, spending an entire week on the East Coast, repeating this presentation over and over to a series of audiences of one.

One might hope that even the benign act of giving women “more information” not be allowed to happen by forcing it between her legs. Or is that what we call it these days?

A note, like a photo, can be a container for all kinds of things. It is the perfect social object.

Target, for example, has figured out how to data-mine its way into your womb, to figure out whether you have a baby on the way long before you need to start buying diapers.


  1. Joel Bernstein on February 17th, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    I’m kind of embarrassed we didn’t think of the pregnancy thing first.

  2. Michael Smith on February 17th, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    An hour for all the gas to exit doesn’t seem unreasonable.

  3. Deron Bauman on February 17th, 2012 at 6:48 pm

    I feel the need to say fuck you, Simone.

  4. Andrew Simone on February 18th, 2012 at 11:16 am

    Let it all out, Deron

  5. Deron Bauman on February 18th, 2012 at 11:34 am

    Thank you. I feel better. And, man, the site is snappy.