Monday Odds And Ends

By SuperSpy 

Grace Jones graces the cover of V magazine and is interviewed by her ex-hubby and surreal ad man, Jean Paul Goude. Check out my favorite of Goude’s ads above. This one is for Chanel and yes, I sweat him.

– CMOs just make shit so much harder than it needs to be. (link)

– The definitive Craigslist guide for the recession. (link)

– Study: when people do spend money these days, more than 75 percent consider environmental and social aspects in deciding what to buy and about a third are willing to pay more for those benefits. (link)

– Creating fan fiction 140 characters at a time. (link)

– Surprise! There are no ladies from advertising listed on CNN’s 50 Most Powerful Women list. (link)

– Sign a petition to force phone carriers to just do the right thing and unlock U.S. phones. (link)

– Chicago is so weird. A 14 year boy dressed as a police officer went on patrol in a squad car with a qualified cop for five hours before it was clear he was a teenager. (link)

– The rise of Chinese Hip-Hop. (link)

– The full tracklisting for the upcoming Guitar Hero for Metallica has been revealed. (link)

– Book: After The City This (Is How We Live). (link)

– Oh gawd. Love it. A guide to heavy metal band names. (link)

– A complaint letter sent to Sir Richard Branson, is currently being emailed globally and is considered by many to be the world’s funniest passenger complaint letter. (link)

– The show about a contemporary advertising agency premieres tonight. With all this hype, this better be hella good. (link)