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vineyard seating

vineyard seating  n.— «Designers of new venues, such as Los Angeles’ Walt Disney Concert Hall, surround the stage with terraces of seats that get listeners as close to the players as possible. The buzzword is “vineyard” seating...

tent pole

tent pole  n.— «The industry term for a movie (usually but not always a franchise flick) that a major studio expects will be a blockbuster (but often isn’t), “tent pole” is a particularly evocative buzzword to toss around these...

babalog

babalog  n.— «These are the ‘babalog,’ the young crowd, or to use the buzzword of the Indian media, the ‘GenNext’: cyber-savvy, computer-literate, young urban professionals.» —“Triumph of Dynasty’s Darling” by David Orr...

wallpaper

wallpaper  n.— «ClearChannel just want’s you to keep the radio on for as long as possible. McDonaldsization makes each station attempt to sound the same always. Thus the stations adopt music that sounds the same as what listeners already...

lifecycle managed

lifecycle managed  n.— «The new units will also be different because they will be “lifecycle managed,” which is the Army’s new buzzword for unit manning.» —“Army program offers jobs in three new ‘units of...

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