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It's not you, it's my cost-benefit calculations

Sep 8, 2014
A commentary from McSweeney's.
Posted In: Commentary, humor, big data

What partying taught Andrew W.K. about money

Mar 7, 2014
"Money spent on getting wasted is never wasted."
Posted In: Music, partying, Commentary

Why I'm saying goodbye to the NFL

Jan 21, 2014
One commentator ends her love affair with professional football
Posted In: NFL, concussion, Commentary

Listeners share their working on Thanksgiving stories

Nov 22, 2013
As Thanksgiving approaches, many people still have to work on the holiday. But not everyone is upset about it.
Posted In: listener stories, Commentary, Thanksgiving, working on holidays

Advice for your performance review: In five years...

Jun 5, 2013
Just in time for interview season, a writer takes a look at one of the classic job interview questions.
Posted In: job interview, Commentary

Should you run from risk?

Jul 6, 2012
Even in times of financial insecurity, Americans shouldn't avoid risk altogether.
Posted In: risk tolerance, Chris Farrell, Commentary, personal finances

Rebuttal: Obesity is not a choice

Jun 22, 2012
LA Times columnist David Lazarus argues that government should intervene to curb obesity, because citizens cannot protect themselves from the deluge of advertising from the food and beverage industry.
Posted In: Commentary, consumer freedom, obesity, david lazarus

Dump that internship

Jun 15, 2012
Spending summers working for no money seems like something students must do to land a job after graduation. But author Ross Perlin says there's more value in flipping burgers during the school break.
Posted In: Commentary, internships, Jobs, employment, college