That’s me I’m talking about, unfortunately. I will take the occasion of Amazon’s Tenth Anniversary (via Glenn, but I think I would have found out about it within the next five minutes anyway) to admit publicly for the first time that “My name is Roger Simon and I am an online shopaholic!”
Just yesterday, I ordered a $392 rug for my office from Overstock.com without having the slightest clue what the damn thing looks like other than a blurry postage stamp sized photo from Bengladesh whose colors are… well, never mind, because: “My name is Roger Simon and I am online shopaholic!” [Better than alcohol or coke.-ed. Marginally.]
Somewhere Jeff Bezos is laughing.