Your Annual Guide To Holiday Romance →
(My favorite part about these lists is the response they provoke. This is the best one so far.) jaimeleigh: johncarney: A response: 1. Avoid any guy who follows the attention whores on Tumblr. He interprets their acceptance of his adulation as genuine interest. 2. Avoid dating a guy who lusts after bartenders. He just wants a girl who’ll serve him beer with her tits out. 3. Avoid a guy...
Your Annual Guide To Holiday Romance
It’s that time of year (again) when even the most independent of lads can get a little desperate for more companionship than one can find in the bottom of a bottle of Jameson’s Irish Whiskey. If I thought it would make any difference, I’d tell you that you should avoid becoming involved with the lasses during this season. It’s just too dangerous, and will almost certainly lead to disaster. But it...
The Geopolitics Of The Dubai Debt Crisis: It's... →
What you need to know about the financial crisis that is rocking the world.
Tiger Woods "Car Crash" Melodrama Now Completely...
weiunderpar: The latest report from the AP (5:48PM EST): Tiger Woods sustained facial cuts in a car accident early Friday when his SUV hit a fire hydrant and a neighbor’s tree as he was leaving his mansion in a gated waterfront community near Orlando, Fla. Windermere Police Chief Daniel Saylor said Woods’ wife used a golf club to smash out the back window and helped get the golfer out of...
Tiger Woods Hospitalized After Car Accident:... →
Who stands to lose the most if Tiger can’t play?
Is China preparing for a vampire attack? →
Holy crap. We’re doomed.
I Still Stand By This
A little over a year ago I wrote: For those of you still on Wall Street or wondering what to do next, I’ll offer a four pieces of advice. Remember that we’ll get through this mess we’re in, and we’ll have great stories to tell about it for the rest of our lives. Never work in a job that makes you miserable. Love your family, help your friends. Buy drinks for strangers. Wouldn’t change a...
I don’t generally have a problem with Christmas gifts. I mean, I’m actually pretty great at giving what my friends want or need or just deserve (often three categories that don’t intersect). But I do have a very specific problem: I’m considered one of those people for whom it is hard to find the right gift. It’s not that I am “the man who has everything.”...
Crooks On Books On Crooks
fek: Previously. And your answer: In Dana Vachon’s astringent and enthralling debut novel Mergers and Acquisitions (Riverhead), Bret Ellis and Jay McInerney meet Scott Fitzgerald and P.J. O’Rourke—with a touch of Tom Wolfe for good measure. Through his soul-deadened eyes emerges a coruscating, veil-piercing portrait of the American ruling class, lent verisimilitude by Vachon’s stint as an...
The City, On The Other Hand, Blows Me Away
This episode seems to be all about the ritual humiliation of women in New York City by higher status women. This raises a number of questions: Are all the episodes of The City about this? Is this really what NYC is like for women? Just women in “fashion?”
The Hills Is Amazing
Good Lord. These people are not even nauseating. They are like those people you get stuck with on the bus out to the Hamptons who just can’t stop talking about how awesome their weekend is going to be. You just wish the background music was loud enough so you wouldn’t have to hear them talk anymore. The idea that there are people scripting or at least plotting this show only makes it...
I'm Not Going To Tell You To Click Here →
To quote Gavin McInnes, “Every time someone watches my movie, an angel goes to Hooters and gets its wings.” Warning: imagine everyone not safe for work warning you’ve seen, and then add them altogether. And never say I didn’t warn you.
Random Anecdotal Economic Indicator Of The Day
“Yesterday I looked at bags I couldn’t afford and decided that I will find a way to afford them.” —A young lady in my office today.
Op-Ed Contributor - Where Credit Isn’t Due -... →
I iz all up in yer paperz.
This week on our “You Ask, We Answer” segment I talk about my politics, Superman, the dollar, gold and poker.
How To Get Your Boob Job Done In Thailand →
Just in case you were wondering.
10 Ways Credit Card Companies Are Still Screwing... →
A Guy From The Awl Interviews Gavin McInnes For... →
This is your hadron collider. (Peter adds: thanks - all interested parties please use the brandchannel link.)
Clusterstock: You Ask, We Answer →
The video is up.
Bad Signs For Conservative Books
“The poet and sometime senator Gene McCarthy once described bad signs one could come across in his home state of Minnesota. “We Serve All Faiths” was perhaps the worst—the slogan of a mortician. When New York publishers got into the conservative book business, they might have hung out a similar shingle. For while a few rich people have gotten richer by leaping into the publishing mainstream,...
Here's Why The New 'V' Might Be Awesome →
“The original “V” drew obvious connections between the Visitors and the Nazis, and much has been made over the possible anti-Obama sentiment of this “V.” The instant adoration, the attractiveness and rhetorical skills of Anna, the idea that the Visitors will woo us with universal healthcare and then destroy us all seem a right-wingish take on the president’s...
Clusterstock: You Ask, We Answer TOMORROW →
A couple of times a week, we address reader questions and feedback on video. Tomorrow, it’s my turn to provide the answers in a video segment, which we’ll post at about 11AM ET. So if there’s anything you want to ask or complain about, fire away. You can do this until 9:00 AM ET, in three ways: Leave a question in the comments below Tweet your question and include the word...
Anti-Voting Is Not Advocacy of Indifference Or...
Here’s a letter that I wrote to the Harvard Crimson in 1995: Poor Daniel Altman. He was born too late. His heart yearns for the “activistic” [sic] ’60s. Those were high days; ours are low and apathetic, he writes (“The Passive Nation,” column, May 1, 1995). But are they? Altman thinks most Americans are uniformed about important political issues. This is the...
Don't Vote, It Only Encourages Them
ninety9: Can someone find the tumblr post where Carney argues against voting, so I can reblog it with “Should have pitched Slate” Here you go.
Was Obama A One Hit Wonder? →
It looks like the kids took my advice and didn’t vote yesterday.