For the past few years, my money has been on the husband wife team of Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna, who have it all: youth, sex appeal, a great PR story (they met professionally while his first wife was dying) and amazing voices hers a strong, rich lyric soprano; his a silvery, sweet lyric tenor. What’s more, theirs is a marriage of the Callas and Pavarotti sexual personae: she the imperious dominatrix, he the charming child of nature (as Pavarotti was before his tragic decline into self parody). So while their performances and records are winning awards, their tempestuous diva and divo esque backstage behavior has been making headlines.
And again, it is a philosophical thing. It is why a physician must explain that a patient is “dead” to family members(assuming they’re involved in the decision to harvest) when the patient appears to be warm, breathing(usually with assistance, and an independently beating heart. I’m not your enemy here man but I’d have to become really invested in explaining why you have certain blinders on in relation to harvesting and that’s not my thing.
“I’m not going to let him disrespect my legacy like that,” James told ESPN. “I’m not the one who threw somebody through a window. I never spit on a kid. “My favorite foods are pretty much steak and potatoes just the simple stuff,” he admits. “But knowing that, I have to get my nutrition from other places. I have to eat a lot more vegetables that I don’t like eating and other things like that.
Just look at a few recent sales of DNVBs. The absolute dollar amounts are reasonable, but the multiples are small relative to tech, ranging from 1.6X to a potential 8X (no doubt subject to earn outs), with the average being in the 2 3X range. On the bright side, these acquisitions do tend to consummate quickly, often within a few years of their founding..
I want to like Zenni, and I have ordered from them, but I am frustrated every time. I have a very, very large head. I need glasses at least 155mm wide, if not 165mm wide to fit around my temples. When St. Patrick was about 16 years old, he was taken into captivity by Irish marauders. He was then sold as a slave to Milchu, a Druid High Priest in Dalriada.
Popcorn believed in only using the best equipment and ingredients. He once said, ” If you ain’t got the proper equipment to start with, then you don’t need to get in the business, because you don’t need to kill a bunch of people and make ’em sick. I wanted to make a product that they’d come back and see me when they got that drunk up.”.