Based on the minimal information in the YouTube description of this unintentionally comic viral video, it appears film producer and screenwriter Ron Senkowski was “walking between film financing meetings” in New York City on Thursday when he captured this instance of mutual thuggery between a pair of Wall Street types waiting for a cab.
In the video we see two nicely-dressed men of indeterminate age slapping, shoving, then grappling until one finally wins and slams that yellow door. The camera then swings rather sadly away, as if Mr. Senkowski was shaking his head sadly at the state of humanity.
After a high-profile shutdown that involved a nexus of outrage gathering local politicians, celebrities, and nightlife, the SoHo nightclub that yielded the thrown bottle heard ’round the world—W.I.P., the site of the Drake and Chris Brown brawl—is on the way to re-opening.
This morning, The Observer published a column by culinary bon vivant, chef, restaurant-owner, and writer Eddie Huang on the matter of Red Rooster, the Harlem fine-dining restaurant serving the nu-soul food of culinary darling Marcus Samuelsson, whose memoir Yes, Chef comes out this week. The reaction has been—to say the least—fiery.
Now, Marcus Samuelsson himself has weighed in.
Clash of the Titans
Last week Google blocked Facebook from automatically importing user email contacts.
The move was seen as payback: Google’s new terms of service declared they would only share contact data with companies that returned the favor.
Facebook didn’t offer to share and shake alike, and in fact used some clever, aggressive engineering to sidestep Google’s Read More