Putney Swope reads it!

Can’t print a picture of these criminals because they would sue us! But the Cassandra Report is from the “Intelligence Group” which is a trend forecasting and marketing consultancy focussed on Gen X, gen Y and ‘tweens.

This document rates the most valuable trends of the coming year, rated by some unknown pool of hipsters.

See how well they called the trends of last year! did we have a year of 3 d movies? Is the new look “Chonga”? Did you have a virtual affair this year? Aggh-

Categories: "Do the Math" column by Dave Reeves | 1 Comment

About Jay Babcock

I am the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was one of five Angelenos listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. Today, I live a peaceful life in the rural wilderness of Joshua Tree, California, where I am a partner in JTHomesteader.com with Stephanie Smith.

One thought on “Putney Swope reads it!

  1. Also, naming your forecasting report after a cursed prophetess whom no one would ever believe is probably not the best choice. Someone needs to brush up on their mythology.

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