This Week on the Internet
Here at Chicago Ideas, we’re constantly reading, researching and consuming—all as we work to put together a stellar lineup of programming. In Consumables, we share a few of our favorite places on the Internet each week.
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The Good, the Bad and the Jerk-y
CIW speakers (and all-around good guys) Adam Grant, Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli all weigh in on the merits—and de-merits—of being a workplace jerk.
Two Sides of the Coin
Started from the Bottom
And now he’s here. Yes, Drake is a texting app and the subject of a New York Times Magazine piece on “the new celebrity worship”.
FIFA, FIFA, FIFA
All FIFA seems to do is let us all down. Here’s Wired with a helpful explainer of all of the ways FIFA has, to put it delicately, fallen short.
We learned a lot last night when Reese Witherspoon posted a picture of the “Best girls night of the year!!!” First, there’s a Cruel Intentions: The Musical. Second, the 90s live on in enduring friendship between Witherspoon, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair.
The queen of new classic country, Kacey Musgraves, may or may not diss Taylor Swift in this interview with The Fader.