Archive for the ‘new economy’ category

Fridays, Hats And Cigarettes (Or How To Profit From The Newport Economy)

August 25, 2006

There’s a guy named Alberto who sits on a milk crate next to a large electrical box outside my building. On the electrical box sits an opened pack of Newport cigarettes.

He sells the cigarettes for a quarter each to people as they go by.

Today I chatted with him and got some of the ins and outs of the Newport economy.


How All This New Media Stuff Is Going To Make You Famous And Rich (Or A Happy Ending Is Just A Story That Isn’t Finished Yet)

August 3, 2006

I want to continue a conversation started by Noah Brier.


The Outsourcing No One Talks About (Or McDonalds Explains The New ‘New’ Economy)

July 21, 2006

When I go to McDonald’s I always leave my tray of remains on the table.

But not because I’m a slob.