SASS AND THE CITY

We live on the future: "tomorrow," "later on," "when you have made your way," "you will understand when you are old enough." Such irrelevancies are wonderful,...

SASS AND THE CITY

ONCE, there was a chicken named Colin. At least, there was one on an episode in Portlandia - an American sitcom that parodied the hipster life in Portland for absurdist theatrics.

SASS AND THE CITY

SHE was rather confused. Not Eliza Doolittle, mind, but another fair lady who had come to watch the musical re-staged 25 years after its last appearance on Broadway.

SASS AND THE CITY

THE secret to running a trillion-dollar company looks a lot simpler than it should. At least, if you're Jeff Bezos. The Amazon founder would schedule just about two hours - after 10am and before...

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...