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New York City
Freelance Journalist

Writes for @dagblog, @Reuters, @Mcsweeneys, @esquiremag, @forbes, @tNYPress, @tpm @thedailybeast @theawl

Dow Looking Up as China’s Market Slides

Aug 25, 2015

RT @thedailybeast: Breathe easy: Dow jumps over 300 points after opening bell: thebea.st/1JV8mTj

Wall Street: We Have Too Much Stuff

thedailybeast.com — On Monday morning, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1,000 points and it ended the day off more that 3.5 percent. The S&P 500 fell by a similar amount. The NASDAQ was off more than 8 percent at its worst.
Aug 25, 2015

RT @thedailybeast: What’s behind the turmoil on Wall Street? Fundamentally, we simply have too much stuff: thebea.st/1MKtevm pic.twitter.com/4mOQ6Sp4fR

Aug 25, 2015

RT @arodsf: In the "we're screwed while the 1% laughs derisively" department > Wall Street: We Have Too Much Stuff thebea.st/1KJzSxE @…

Aug 25, 2015

RT @snouri: "The market is unsure of the unequal future it helped create.": Wall Street: We Have Too Much Stuff: thebea.st/1KJzRtC

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How Trump Models His Campaign After Pro-Wrestling (No, Really)

talkingpointsmemo.com — TPM has already chronicled the long professional relationship, public friendship and in-ring head shaving of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and World Wrestling Entertainment chairman and chief executive Vincent K. McMahon. The men's friendship makes sense. To a real estate mogul with live venues to fill, a professional wrestling company is a natural business partner.
Aug 12, 2015

"A gentleman just doesn’t call a gentleman dumber than Rick Perry in a public forum." talkingpointsmemo.com/cafe/trump-mod…

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The Problem of Waiting on Civil Rights Issues

dagblog.com — In 2003 and 2004, I had the unique opportunity to have written an experimental musical that was produced off-off Broadway and in the New York International Fringe Festival. The framed poster from the debut is in my apartment. To me, it's a major accomplishment. Somewhere along the run, two men met and fell in love.

The Dag Pardon and Clemency Project

dagblog.com — President Obama will be in office quite awhile longer but the time to tell him who to pardon on the way out is now. It won't due to wait until his last months in office because the decisions will largely have been made by then. Let's start a pardon and clemency list.

Financial Illiteracy and Bill Clinton's "Secret Company"

dagblog.com — The right wing is all agog about Bill Clinton's "secret" company. The secret is a Limited Liability Company called WJC LLC. The "secret" company, which has twice incorporated itself with public documents naming Bill Clinton as its majority shareholder in two states (New York and Delaware, is not actually a secret company at all.

Re-Free Martha Stewart

dagblog.com — This week brought news that five large global banks had admitted to felonies and agreed to pay $5.6 billion in fines to the U.S. Treasury for colluding to rig global currency markets. The amount of the fines captured headlines but the amounts are actually relatively small.

It’s Time for America to Pardon Martha Stewart

thedailybeast.com — On Wednesday, five of the largest banks in the world agreed to pay a combined $5.6 billion to the U.S. Treasury and then pleaded guilty to a series of criminal charges that they had operated for years as a secret cabal to manipulate currency exchange rates, in many cases directly ripping off clients in the process.
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Aug 29, 2015

RT @HorribleSanity: Why companies really need to do test marketing before unveiling a product. pic.twitter.com/jI7hMbfEeD

Aug 29, 2015

RT @esquire: Stephen Hawking's new black hole theory will blow your mind. Not an overstatement. It's wild: esquire.com/news-politics/… pic.twitter.com/2ueHGEnJRd

Aug 28, 2015

RT @parisreview: “The rhythm of a long line is also an animal cry.” —Allen Ginsberg bit.ly/1wYapJI

Aug 27, 2015

I'm just so angry that Hillary Clinton used her own email server. No, wait, I'm not at all.

Aug 25, 2015

RT @michaelianblack: A funny thing to do in a first date would be to casually - but very deliberately - smell each bite of food before eating it.


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