Thursday, May 30, 2013

Sitting is the new Smoking

"Is it progress if a cannibal uses knife and fork?"
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec, Unkempt Thoughts

The legacy of Russian dissent literature, on tap at Amerikan City of Liberty

US prosecutors were not sitting much as they have announced the biggest international money laundering prosecution in history – a $US6 billion ($A6.2 billion) trail that allegedly includes $US36.9 million ($A38.4 million) deposited in Westpac Bank accounts. "If (Abe Saffron or) Al Capone were alive today, this is how he would be hiding his money." These were the guy who gave the underworld the business model for organised crime ...Liberty Reserves

Don't fall off your perch, but sitting is the new smoking and your chair is out to kill you. No, really. This is the sorry state of affairs thanks to our increasingly seated existence of Media Dragons everywhere ... Sitting is the new smoking

“An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.”
- Langston Hughes