“Contributing Editor David Sheff met with the Google founders at the Googleplex. It is unlike most other offices, with free Odwalla juice, random toys, a pool table, a courtyard lined with scooters and bikes, and an on-site masseuse. In the company’s airy cafeteria, the former chef to the Grateful Dead prepares lunch.”
— From David Sheff’s interview with Sergey Brin and Larry Page for Playboy, 20 years after the post below…
5:12 pm • 7 November 2013 • 1 note
“The Apple offices are clearly not like most places of employment. Video games abound, ping-pong tables are in use, speakers blare out music ranging from The Rolling Stones to Windham Hill jass. Conference rooms are named after Da Vinci and Picasso, and snack-room refrigerators are stocked with fresh carrot, apple and orange juice. (The Mac team alone spends $100,000 on fresh juice per year.)”
— David Sheff, describing Apple’s Cupertino headquarters in 1985 (!!) when he interviewed Steve Jobs for Playboy. Funny how tech-startup office-culture weirdness is often described as a new phenomenon, when ping-pong, video games, and excessive spending on healthy food has been commonplace for 30 years already.
4:53 pm • 7 November 2013 • 5 notes
In Defense of Turtlenecks: This issue of Playboy sold 7 million copies, more than any other issue.
1:52 pm • 7 November 2013 • 1 note
"I have this crazy-ass look but my ideas and my morals are like Disney."
~designer Peggy Noland in my interview for the latest issue of The FADER
11:51 am • 5 November 2013
There was supposed to be a hurricane in London today. Looks like this instead.
6:46 pm • 28 October 2013 • 1 note
Fox : London :: Coyote: Los Angeles
4:16 am • 26 October 2013
The Book of Jezebel meets The Face of Zak.
11:32 am • 23 October 2013 • 4 notes
Need to start “Room to Troll”: the much-needed satire of the New York Times’ Room for Debate series.
2:17 pm • 15 October 2013
The least-bad photo we have ever taken together, and there’s a massive Giants hat above our heads. :(
On their team.
2:13 pm • 15 October 2013 • 12 notes