SASS AND THE CITY

THERE was once I endured an uncomfortable dinner that had nothing to do with bad company. It began with a casual thought about inequality that weighed heavy for the duration of the meal. Some years...

SASS AND THE CITY

THERE may not be a more powerful term on the vast communication universe than this four-letter word. It has French roots, though no pardons are needed. It is very much fit for print.

FRESH allegations of sexual exploitation by a startup here adds to the uncomfortable sense that tech firms, with their lofty claims of disruption and innovation, have been emboldened to stretch and...

SASS AND THE CITY

THERE was this time when my colleagues and I were part of a media lunch with a gregarious bunch (read: lawyers). After about two hours, we packed into a lift and waved our good-byes as the door slid...

SASS AND THE CITY

IT SEEMS that creativity knows no bounds when it comes to taxes. At least, when it comes to the British. I had a sampling of this during a trip to Scotland, when the tour guide pointed out that...

SASS AND THE CITY

Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate have been retired. They are the names of four of last season's hurricanes that have caused enough damage to be stricken off as names for storms in the near future...

SASS AND THE CITY

AS THE cold steel sword snapped to meet the end of the sheath, the female protagonist in a yellow jumpsuit resisted the blatant Bruce Lee howl. Her name is Uma The-Woman, short for Quentin You can...

SASS AND THE CITY

FACEBOOK is taking us back to the days - make that ancient 2007 - of throwing sheep at one another. The social media giant said this month it would prioritise posts that engage interactions among...

SASS AND THE CITY

CHRISTMAS is not just associated with a glow of fairy lights and the flush of inebriation. It is also a time when charities hope that the message of peace and goodwill to all men will translate to a...

SASS AND THE CITY

IT'S AN escalation in more ways than one...