Writer . Editor . Author
All morning I dreaded the thought of having to drink instant coffee as I had forgotten to bring my cafetière to work. So I succumbed to Planet Starbucks.
But as I watched my paper cup sit next to my iPod earphones and computer keyboard, I thought about Jack the narrator, who laments in Fight Club: “When deep space exploration ramps up, it’ll be the corporations that name everything, the IBM Stellar Sphere, the Microsoft Galaxy, Planet Starbucks.”