This is what a recession looks like. It’s 3:15 on a Friday afternoon at Newark Liberty airport and there’s nobody here. There should be the weekly mass exodus of business travellers fleeing New York for their homeland, but instead the airport feels more like a very lonely convention center. I can’t help but wonder what… Continue reading This is What a Recession Looks Like
You may have read recently about the death of print – especially the newspaper. It seems like every day there is a story about a newspaper going bankrupt, advertising shrinking and companies canceling print ads. I therefore found a recent New Yorker cover quite ironic: Ostensibly, it’s a comment on the fact that all we’re… Continue reading Ironic Sign of the Times
I’ve noticed three interesting things in New York over the past few weeks. 1) I don’t get nearly as much junk mail as I used to. In fact, a few days this week I’ve had no mail at all (don’t know if that should make me happy or sad). My guess is that the credit… Continue reading Hard Times A’Coming?