Friday Link Dump 8.31.07

-NYT: Running an Empire? No Sweat

(Not sure how I feel about the guy. I think I like the idea that he has his job and then he has his life, he does not define himself through the former.)

Chris Napolitano on George Bush, the State of Porn, and Why Playboy is Still Hot

(Real PR is just being honest and knowing your space. If you can prove that you believe in what you do, chances are other people will to)

Meditations on Meaning: She Said Thank You

(About work and dedication and getting it done.)

Wikipedia: Malthusian Trap

Wikipedia: Demographic Transition

Wikipedia: Demographic-Economic Paradox

(Just got turned on to this stuff and am finding it really fascinating. Had to print them out to understand them though.)

SNL: Centaur Interview

(Quality stuff can go viral at anytime, it doesn’t expire)

Written by Ryan Holiday
Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of Trust Me, I’m Lying, The Obstacle Is The Way, Ego Is The Enemy, and other books about marketing, culture, and the human condition. His work has been translated into thirty languages and has appeared everywhere from the Columbia Journalism Review to Fast Company. His company, Brass Check, has advised companies such as Google, TASER, and Complex, as well as Grammy Award winning musicians and some of the biggest authors in the world. He lives in Austin, Texas.