Thursday, August 12, 2010

He IS the Next Great Artist: Penn Alum Wins Reality Show!

abdi farah and bravo and the next great artist
A few months ago I introduced you to Penn alum Abdi Farah (C'09) as a contestant on the Bravo TV show "The Next Great Artist".

Well, after 10 weeks, last night Abdi was crowned the well deserved winner of the show!   This guy has some major, major, talent.

After the jump check his final pieces of art that helped win him the competition!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

"If anyone would pay me to do what we did at 34th street, that would be my career." So far so good.

Stephen Fried and Appetite for AmericaYou're on the road and stop to grab a burger at McDonalds or Burger King.  You know what you're getting no matter what city you're in.  But have you ever stopped to think about how and when these fast food chains started?

One Penn alum did and wrote a compelling book about it.

More about this Penn alum author and his new book after the jump.