Archive for April, 2011

10 Reasons You Should Never Own Stocks Again

I’m really bullish on stocks and the economy but I don’t think most  should waste their money investing in stocks. You might as well flush it down the toilet. Or throw a big party. We already went over that. And please don’t buy a home. Just relax a little bit if you have some extra money. I’ve been […] Read On…

The Tooth

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“The Tooth” was given to me as a gift by Janice Kim, the only female American professional Go player (and now a professional poker player), in 1999 and I promptly put it up on the wall next to my computer. I love this photo. I’ve lost a lot of money in front of this photo. […] Read On…

The Power of Hypnosis

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I was on a payphone in Chinatown and I wanted to break up with her. I had just moved to New York City, in part because I knew I couldn’t break up with her if we still lived in Pittsburgh together. I had to move 300 miles away first. It was 1994 so I can […] Read On…

The 100 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur

If you Google “entrepreneur” you get a lot of mindless cliches like “Think Big!” For me, being an “entrepreneur” doesn’t mean starting the next “Facebook”. Or even starting any business at all. It means finding the challenges you have in your life, and determining creative ways to overcome those challenges… So if creating new income […] Read On…

Don Graham is a Punk

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Don Graham is a punk. I don’t care if he’s the publisher of the Washington Post. We’ve never spoken to each other. Ever. But we’ve now played hundreds of games of Word Twist on Facebook and I can’t seem to pull ahead of him. Heck, he might even be beating me. That’s intolerable. I know […] Read On…

105,633 unread emails.

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Dan said to me,  go to your Gmail and look at the number that’s to the right of the word “Inbox”. What does it say? I took a look. 105,591. Dan said, That’s the number of unread email messages you have. Not even spam messages, which goes in another folder. That’s the emails you’ve gotten […] Read On…