Ken Griffin, founder of the hedge fund Citadel, paid upwards of $100 million for Jean-Michel Basquiat’s 1982 canvas Boy and Dog in a Johnnypump. The work was previously owned by Peter Brant, the media magnate and collector whose extensive Basquiat collection went on view last year at the Brant Foundation in New York City. News of the sale was first reported in art advisor Josh Baer’s newsletter, though the specific painting was identified by Bloomberg.Read More
Facts about the author + illustrator Dr. Seuss :
📚-Dr. Seuss’ real name was Theodor “Seuss” Geisel.
📚- 1st person to use the word “Nerd”
📚- wrote over 60 children’s books
📚- had 0 biological kidsRead More
Supreme x Oreo cookie teamed up to drop a 3 pack of Cookies for $8. They are reselling for over $2000 on eBayRead More
Dr. Wesley Muhammad releases an interesting report with research and footnotes on the plot to kill Michael Jackson for his catalogue of music and more. Read full report in link below.Read More
The world’s richest man just set a new record for priciest home in Los Angeles.
Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has purchased the Warner Estate from media mogul David Geffen for $165 million.
Hollywood producer Geffen paid $47.5 million for it in 1990.Read More
In addition to his basketball career, which includes five NBA titles, Kobe Bryant wanted to be remembered as a storyteller and businessman.
Bryant said, just months before his death on Jan. 26, that he wanted to be known “as a person that was able to create stories that inspired their children and families to bond together.”Read More
Biggest sports tragedy of the 21st century: Kobe Bryant his daughter and all passengers on helicopter did not survive the crash on January 26, 2020. Prayers go out to all families involved. This is the worst sports tragedy in modern history. Read More
The Future is now. We may not be traveling in flying cars yet but the world is changing every year. The iPhone which was discovered in 2007, functions as a TV, Photo Camera, Video camera, notebook, gps system, alarm clock, radio, phone and more. We can catch a ride with a stranger to any destination in any city with the help of Uber (founded 2009) or Lyft (launched 2012). Instagram (founded in 2010) serves as a digital photo album for its 500 million daily active users. CD’s and DVD’s no longer are in rotation due to Netflix streaming, Spotify (founded 2006), Pandora and Tidal. You can rent a room or home to stay in from a stranger around the world with AirBnB (founded 2008). Youtube (founded 2006) gives anybody the opportunity to create their own TV Station/Network. The world has changed in less than 20 years. Just imagine what the future may bring.
What will be the new creations or ideas of the future?
An eight-year-old boy who reviews toys on YouTube has been named by Forbes as the platform’s highest earner in 2019.
Ryan Kaji, whose channel Ryan’s World has 22.9 million subscribers, earned $26 million in 2019 — up $4 million from his earnings in 2018, when he also gained the highest-earning YouTuber spot.
Forbes estimates that the ten highest earners on YouTube, which is owned by Google (GOOGL), brought in a total of $162 million between June 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019.
1 — Ryan Kaji, $26 million
2 — Dude Perfect, $20 million
3 — Anastasia Radzinskaya, $18 million
4 — Rhett and Link, $17.5 million
5 — Jeffree Star, $17 million
6 — Preston (Preston Arsement), $14 million
7 (joint) — PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg, $13 million
7 (joint) — Markiplier (Mark Fischbach), $13 million
9 — DanTDM (Daniel Middleton), $12 million
10 — VanossGaming (Evan Fong), $11.5 million
Last year, it was widely reported that Sean Combs had acquired the Kerry James Marshall painting “Past Times” for $21 million, and that it was the highest sale price for a living black artist. Read More