Welcome to the world of Max Garrone.
Made in San Francisco, California.

Career description

01.18.14 Posted in Art, Media by

“He reminds me very much of the flâneur: He’s in society and not engaging. But there’s a fork in the road where the flâneur is able to take all that knowledge and mobilize it, but never is it about personal agency. Sort of like the Wizard of Oz.” Kehinde Wiley speaking of Jeffrey Deitch from […]

New York Magazine goes off

08.15.13 Posted in Media by

Last week’s New York Magazine was yet another argument for Adam Moss as the editor of our time. First up, Scott Brown’s conversation with script doctor Damon Lindelof which takes a tour through the his trade and dissects the world of the summer block buster through a hypothetical retelling of the story of John Henry. […]

The Guardian: Why read any other obituaries?

01.05.13 Posted in Media by

I’ve ceased reading anything but the Guardian obituaries because they’re so well written and focus on the people that really make the world tick.  Here’s a quick example: His stately demeanour and slightly otherworldly, almost aristocratic appearance gave him the air of an Oxford don: bespectacled, pin-striped and with a floppy forelock, he was easy […]

Wither gossip journalism?

06.19.12 Posted in Media by

I always depend on the Daily Beast for the most trenchant commentary. Vide: Macaulay Culkin’s Life After Fame The ‘Home Alone’ star has all but vanished, except for a monthly party that he DJs in Manhattan. Ramin Setoodeh went and found a roomful of adults in Jurassic Park costumes.

Mistakes Google Makes

01.31.12 Posted in Media by

She’s the Lauren Hutton in Mercedes Benz’s Wizard of Oz

01.29.12 Posted in Art, Media, TV by

Stable employment

01.03.12 Posted in Media, Uncategorized by

I want to get a job at the Research Center for Social Contradiction mentioned here. It’s bound to be the most stable employment any of us could ever find.

Why do we need an embassy with 17,000 employees?

12.16.11 Posted in Media by

Amidst all the coverage of the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq over the past few days the most shocking fact is that the U.S. is going to keep an embassy for c17,000 employees in Baghdad. Why so many people in a place that’s supposed to be standing on its own? I’ve found precious little reporting on […]

The future imagined

06.29.11 Posted in Media, Movies, Technology by

Instead of this, we get this: Rimino – A Human Touch on Mobile Experience from Amid Moradganjeh on Vimeo.


06.22.11 Posted in Media, Sports by

[View the story “LeBronology” on Storify]