Tag Archives: Luck and Success

The Lucky Few

Some people have all the luck, like Michael Lewis – who should have had no luck at all, what with a useless undergraduate degree in Art History. Sure his degree, cum laude, was from Princeton, but what do experts in … Continue reading

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Out of Sorts

One of the advantages of being a twice-divorced hermit living on a quiet street hidden between Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard is what could be called cultural autonomy. You’re not part of the big sort-out in American life. The Economist … Continue reading

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Forever Jung

People do say odd things, or the talk-show host Neal Boortz does – “Obama on Wall Street today. That’s like sending a child molester to speak to a kindergarten class.” Yep, just a Twitter quip, but what was really on … Continue reading

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