In any case, a boss gets exhausted. All that bossness — it wears on a soul, even someone as durable as Mr. Ross, who in the last few years established himself as one of hip-hop’s most important and theatrical figures and then, once he’d planted his flag, began to look uncertain how to maintain the pose.
Now, the high-rises and anony-bistros popping up a block over on Kent (to say nothing of the Wythe Hotel across the street) mean at least some of the clientele here will be dollars desperate to extricate themselves from the wallets of their foolish if not quite stylish owners.
Using a system that looks for flashes around the world, the Pentagon reviewed preliminary surveillance data from the area where the plane disappeared and saw no evidence of an explosion, said an American government official who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the subject matter was classified.
Today, if you saw that Justin Bieber got arrested drag-racing,” Mr. McClintock said, “and you saw in the picture that he had on a cool red shirt, then you can go online and find that cool red shirt and have it delivered to you in two days from some boutique in Los Angeles.
Box office analysts posited on Sunday that the target audience, young men, simply had little interest in seeing Mary Shelley’s undead monster re-imagined as an action hero; abysmal reviews didn’t help.
Fifty years ago, Mr. Miller said, a family of four could make a decent living off 250 cows. These days, it would take more than twice as many for the same family to earn the same amount of money, he said.
Ginger Reid, 44, waited for eight hours to see her son, Ross, 11, who was stuck on a bus. He had only a quarter of a cookie someone shared with him to eat. He and other children were rescued when a group of fathers made their way down a hill on foot and took the boys to cars that whisked them to a parking lot, where Mrs. Reid was waiting with pizza.