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Senior Writer — Inc.
As seen in:  Inc., New York Times

Senior writer @Inc. Previous: New York Times, The Washington Post, The Believer, Village Voice. My guy is @chafkin.

How One Man's Ugly, Scrappy App Gained 75 Million Fans — The words were simple; the logic sound. So Mike Lee listened to his personal trainer when he said: "If you want to lose weight, you need to count calories." Lee, at the time, almost a decade ago, was engaged in a last-ditch effort to lose weight as his beach wedding rapidly approached.

A Timeline of Whopping URL Prices

How to Get the Best URL for Your Business Without Paying a Fortune — So you'd rather not spend your startup's precious cash on a million-dollar single-word domain--but still need to crack the URL puzzle? Stakes are high and your timing is crucial when you're securing an address for your new company, says Jessica Scorpio, the founder of car-sharing service company Getaround.

High Stakes, Fake Identities: The Great URL Wars — In 2007, Aaron Patzer traded more than one percent of his personal-finance company's stock for a single URL: And the technorati issued a collective gasp, because giving up equity for something so intangible as a domain name seemed an extreme measure.

Why Cards Against Humanity's BS Makes Sense — Black Friday has come and gone, and one of this year's most counterintuitive winners was the scrappy little Chicago game-maker Cards Against Humanity. It didn't exactly tally the most sales, though it did sell quite a lot of . . . something.

Exclusive: Aereo Founder Reflects on Company's "Painful Decision"

Aereo Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Why This Alpha Startup Is Just Getting Started

Entrepreneurs' Biggest Complaints, Aired

Kate Middleton's Brother Has A Startup

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Dec 18, 2014

RT @EmilyGould: making the inevitably awkward moment when your friend tells you she's pregnant less terrible for both of you…

Dec 16, 2014

RT @lindsayblakely: fascinating! --> On a mission to offer the best view of Earth in the galaxy--plus martinis @lago…

Dec 15, 2014

Congrats, @EmilyGould! And this is amazing, @rachelsklar. (Mine seemed very meh on Serial, fwiw.)

Dec 12, 2014

Queens: Best tourism spot now *super* exclusive (because it's next-to-impossible to get into or out of). Thanks, MTA.…

Dec 11, 2014

@pkafka The response to muffin-variety-motivated firing as "entirely possible" is now etched in my brain.

Dec 11, 2014

“An article should not seem to be saying, ‘Look, I want to use this word, but they won’t let me.’”…

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