Archive for May, 2011

  • Most Things Don’t Work Out
    Posted by on May 30th, 2011 at 7:47 pm, Comments: 0

    When I was in college I started a business called College Card. It was 1987. Hedge fund manager (then Morgan Stanley chief strategist) Barton Biggs […]

  • The Nine Ways to Guarantee Success
    Posted by on May 26th, 2011 at 8:51 pm, Comments: 0

    I really blew it and everyone knows it. I’ve even spoken at conferences on Failure. I might’ve even deluded myself into thinking I was the keynote […]

  • Yasser Arafat’s $2mm and My Upcoming Comic Book
    Posted by on May 26th, 2011 at 10:52 am, Comments: 0

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  • When I Wanted to Run Away
    Posted by on May 25th, 2011 at 6:11 pm, Comments: 0

    I was about eleven years old and I was on the phone with the woman from the Runaway Hotline. We both sort of stood there […]

  • 203-512-2161
    Posted by on May 24th, 2011 at 8:00 pm, Comments: 0

    203-512-2161 That’s my phone number and has been for the past eight years and will be presumably, for the next eighty. Until they make the […]

  • Name Me a Single War that was Worth It?
    Posted by on May 23rd, 2011 at 9:57 am, Comments: 0

    Ugh, it’s Memorial Day. I’m one of those people who for four generations at least have zero experience at war. I was too young or […]

  • Why and How I Self-Published a Book
    Posted by on May 22nd, 2011 at 9:29 pm, Comments: 0

    I just self-published a book. “How to Be the Luckiest Person Alive”.  I published it in paperback form, kindle, and free PDF (see directions below […]

  • My Stomach Hurts
    Posted by on May 21st, 2011 at 10:01 am, Comments: 0

    Every night at about 2 or 3 in the morning I wake up in enormous pain. The  pain gets worse every day. This has happened […]

  • 10 Reasons to Do Nothing
    Posted by on May 20th, 2011 at 9:43 am, Comments: 0

    I had 2000 words written for a post this morning and my computer crashed and like the most base, worst, amateur, I didn’t have the […]

  • Bristol Palin: Did She or Didn’t She?
    Posted by on May 19th, 2011 at 9:20 am, Comments: 0

    I’m on a news diet. News is bad for your mental sanity. It makes me depressed. Someone is always dying. There’s always misery and pain […]