Best moment: interviewing one of the law's proponents who admitted that the city does not have the authority to order a private company (e.g. Netflix) to change its business practices ... when that's exactly what they are doing to private companies. The fellow goes speechless for a second. Classic. Video below the fold.
Also (pictured) how to find real food at the supermarket a la M. Nestle.
Pictures that show the difference between the way food looks when advertised and when you actually buy it.
How to check to make sure your pizza is salmonella free.
Newmark presents one of the more interesting predictions for the future:
The U.K.'s Guardian assembles some experts to predict. Some are plausible; some are not. This one, from an executive at Ogilvy and Mather, made me laugh:
In 25 years, I bet there'll be many products we'll be allowed to buy but not see advertised – the things the government will decide we shouldn't be consuming because of their impact on healthcare costs or the environment but that they can't muster the political will to ban outright. So, we'll end up with all sorts of products in plain packaging with the product name in a generic typeface – as the government is currently discussing for cigarettes.(The man knows how government works.)
And while we're at it, some tongue in cheek celebrations of farmers' markets (also below the fold)
|The Daily Show With Jon Stewart||Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c|
|San Francisco's Happy Meal Ban|
HT: Barf Blog