Monthly Archives: February 2019

Fake It Before You Make It: The Dale Car Scam Of The 1970s

“Fake it before you make it” is nothing new. I read the original Car & Driver magazine article when it was published back in the 1970s. Here are two Internet adaptations of the original article: The transgender con-artist and her … Continue reading

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Never, Ever Fake It

“Fake it until you make it” is one of the dumbest and most pernicious sayings circulating. I’m currently reading … Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou. I’m one-third in and it seems “fake … Continue reading

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“Unsustainable” Is Back

“Unsustainable” was the Word of 2008. Eleven years later, it’s back. With a vengeance. Fed: ‘We are on an unsustainable fiscal path’ $22 trillion dollars of debt. The Biggest Bomb Man’s Ever Made

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The Dark Necessary

Being RICH vs Being POOR – a video essay

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Too Much Too Much Too Much

Click to enlarge below and you’ll see the charts begin at 1980. 1980! That’s not long ago. Age of Abundance: How the Content Explosion will Invert the Media Industry Another reason for me to scale back the number of daily … Continue reading

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Likebook Muses: An Upgraded Likebook Mars

March 4, 2019 Priority Update: There’s ongoing confusion as to whether or not this has any kind of card slot at all. I’ll post an update here at the top once this issue has been resolved. As it stands, this … Continue reading

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Um, What?

Awesome — just not at proper English learned in first grade.

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Jackie Chan And The Studio Janitor

From The Science of Getting Rich: After the break, a real-life story from the Jackie Chan autobiography, Never Grow Up, that confirms the above quote.

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Congratulations, Rami Malek!

Wonderful acceptance speech. Rami Malek Accepts the Oscar for Lead Actor Previously here: Bob Lefsetz Finally Writes About Bohemian Rhapsody Bohemian Rhapsody: Timeline Changes And Deleted Scenes Bohemian Rhapsody: Queen Still The Champions Movie: Bohemian Rhapsody Bohemian Rhapsody: The Final … Continue reading

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Wolf Of Wall Street: Aerotyne Was Arncliffe

The Wolf of Wall Street Aerotyne Phone Sale I actually emailed Jordan Belfort about that scene. I wanted to know: 1) Did he really nail his first cold-call sale? 2) Did he really overprice the stock to the customer (Aerotyne … Continue reading

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