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Senior Writer — Inc.
As seen in: Inc., Chicago Tribune, Slate

Writer, mostly for Inc. Magazine. Brooklynite, Mainer, make-believe data journalist.

Inc. 30 Under 30 2013: iCracked, A.J. Forsythe, Anthony Martin

inc.com — In college A.J. Forsythe smashed one iPhone after another. He accidentally stepped on one. He dropped the next one. Five phones later, the junior at California Polytechnic tossed his latest replacement to a friend across the room and watched it ricochet off the whirling blades of the ceiling fan.

How Airbnb Got Its Start by Selling $20,000 of Breakfast Cereal

inc.com — Joe Gebbia, co-founder of Airbnb, explains to Inc. senior writer Burt Helm why using credit cards to fund his company almost ended in disaster.

Chris Sacca Makes It Very Clear Who He Doesn't Want You to Vote For

inc.com — Before taking questions from the audience at Inc.'s GrowCo conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Chris Sacca, the billionaire angel investor, was asked one last question by Inc. editor James Ledbetter: What does he think of presidential candidate Donald Trump? "This is where I should have started drinking," Sacca said.

Pharmapacks makes over $70 million selling miscellaneous items on Amazon.

slate.com — To show off the secret behind Pharma­packs, his $70 million retail business, Andrew Vagenas picked up an EOS lip balm and tossed it to his buddy Brad Tramunti. "Watch," Vagenas said. "He's like a special kid." There is nothing about Tramunti that makes you think: lip-balm guy.

How This Company Makes $70 Million Selling Random Stuff on Amazon

inc.com — To show off the secret behind Pharma­packs, his $70 million retail business, Andrew Vagenas picked up an EOS lip balm and tossed it to his buddy Brad Tramunti. "Watch," Vagenas said. "He's like a special kid." There is nothing about Tramunti that makes you think: lip-balm guy.

This Was the Year Airbnb Grew Up and Became a $25 Billion Company

inc.com — Editor's note: Inc. magazine announced its pick for Company of the Year on Monday, November 23. It's Slack! What's your top pick? Vote now in Inc.'s Readers' Choice poll. Here, we spotlight Airbnb, last year's Company of the Year winner. When Inc.

5 Stunning Projects From One of the World's Coolest Design Firms

inc.com — New York's AvroKO has influenced countless other designers and won awards around the world for their work. Here's why.

Why Under Armour's Kevin Plank Doesn't Like Nike

inc.com — Yesterday, before a packed crowd in the Warner Theater in Washington D.C., Kevin Plank, founder and chief executive of Under Armour, made a not-so-stunning admission: "You're right. I don't like my competition. At all." "That was obvious about forty minutes ago," replied Scott Wapner, anchor of CNBC's Fast Money Halftime Report, who interviewed Plank on stage.

Life Lessons from GoDaddy's Bob Parsons

inc.com — In a raucous and racy talk, Bob Parsons told the audience yesterday at Inc. and CNBC's Iconic 2015 tour in Washington D.C. colorful stories about the times in his life that taught him valuable lessons.

These Designers Have a Really Weird Management Style. But It Works.

inc.com — The grand opening of Genuine Superette, a hip café and lunch counter in downtown Manhattan, was one week away. But the walls were still unpainted, lumber leaned against the wall, and boxed-up appliances cluttered the dining room.
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Jul 28, 2016

RT @jodyrosen: Callow poseurs too busy chanting "no more war" to notice that the four-star-general's speech tilted left of Bernie.

Jul 28, 2016

RT @Landell3: Just watched this. I scored it for Cam and that's without the knockdowns that werent counted. ROBBERY  https://twitter.com/starboxing/status/758698617247064064 

Jul 28, 2016

RT @TimDuffy: It's obvious email isn't secure. The only truly private communication is stuff you say towards the end of a very long podcast.

Jul 27, 2016

@chafkin oh this is Starbucks. Was hoping this was Bloomberg's new attire suggestions

Jul 21, 2016

RT @BecketAdams: DO NOT MAKE FUN OF THIS SPEECH HE REMEMBERS

Jul 21, 2016

RT @issielapowsky: "It wouldn’t surprise me if the underlying reality of his choice were the sheer contrariness of what he is doing.”  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-21/the-strange-politics-of-peter-thiel-trump-s-most-unlikely-supporter 


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