Virginia Postrel

Commerce and Culture Writer, Bloomberg View

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L.A. writer on commerce & culture, @BV columnist. New book is THE POWER OF GLAMOUR. Also wrote THE FUTURE AND ITS ENEMIES and THE SUBSTANCE OF STYLE.

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RT @reihan: My phone autocorrected "etc." to "EITC." This left me feeling warmly towards this tiny device, miserable battery life notwithst…
Still trying to figure out why the 119 comments on my @BV piece Paul Krugman, Brand Ambassador show up as 3 buff.ly/1mdQeau
.@STLBestLimo @stltaxi thx took a cab but STL cabs are a little gross. This one at least didn't stink & took credit cards.
RT @delexical: @vpostrel Facebook applied to the Irish Central Bank, where it's non-US business is HQed for license to operate money transf…
@CosmoWenman: Eventually potentially huge for international remittances. Walmart has 4,400 locations in MX.” Agree but only US now
Wal-Mart takes on money transfer companies with new service: Threat to MoneyGram, WUnion, but not yet intl buff.ly/1jew9LV
Finding it remarkable how many people have no idea why brand ambassadors get paid. Or have trouble w/ analogies. bloombergview.com/articles/2014-…
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