What Do You Do If Someone Sells Your Instagram Selfie For $90K?

ArtNews calls Prince sexist, which feels apt to me: he’s taking self-portraits by young women and imposing his own subjectivity over theirs, turning them into commodities as well as objects at which he — and his other rich male art friends — can leer.

Cannes To Female Stars: Heel!

EVEN WOMEN IN THEIR FIFTIES attending a lesbian feminist movie based on a Patricia Highsmith novel are not allowed to wear shiny, fancy, ever-so-slightly more sensible shoes.

How Should A (Rich) Person Be?

It’s always a pleasant surprise when the wealthiest of us do something impressive, yet low key, to help their fellow man.

Work Hard, Figure Out Solutions, and Help People: A Talk With Dan Price

Dan Price often gets asked, by would-be entrepreneurs, what first step they should take to achieve their goals.
“The first step is doing something for someone,” he answers.

Former NBA Player Josh Childress Explains Why Athletes Go Broke

NBA rookies, like anyone else starting a new job, also have to pay to—as Childress puts it—”represent myself like a professional.” It’s no longer appropriate to carry around worn-out bags, for example. Everything has to look new and high-quality, which means spending high-quality prices.

Gwyneth Paltrow GOOPs Up Food Stamps

What is Gwyneth Paltrow planning to make with this assortment of food, and how is she going to make it last for a whole week?

Here’s A Foolproof Idea: Let’s Pay Sarah Silverman Less Than A Dude!

Though millennial women know they should negotiate salary and benefits packages (except at Reddit), most — about 60% — apparently don’t.

Know Your Value, Get $10,000

Mika Brzezinski is an MSNBC news personality with the hair, BMI, and poise of Claire Underwood. Yet she relates to those of us who have struggled a bit with our confidence levels in the professional arena.

The Business of Creative Careers: Kris Straub, Cartoonist

Kris Straub is the cartoonist behind “Chainsawsuit,” and is also known for “Broodhollow” and “Candle Cove” as well as his podcast “Morning Rush with Kris and Mikey.” I once beat him at a game of “Cards Against Humanity.” His comic art is both sensitive and extremely on-point; you might have seen his “All Lives Matter” comic, which—you know what, just click the link, it’s hard to describe a comic in paragraph form. 

How a Times Square Spider-Man Does Money

“I was working full time at a clothing factory lifting boxes, but the company closed down and I was out of a job. Then I was walking by Times Square one day and saw the dressed-up characters. I asked one of them about the job, went out and bought an outfit, and I’ve been here for six months.”

What Is It Like To Go Luxury Shopping In Sweats

Some high-end salespeople will be courteous even if you’re in sweatpants, but don’t count on it.

Learning from Patti Smith

“I’m not a celebrity, I’m a worker. I’ve always worked.”

How Chelsea Fagan, Founder of The Financial Diet, Does Money

I wasn’t someone who was addicted to shopping or addicted to spending. I just was really bad at managing money. I never had a budget, I never knew how much was in my account at any given time, and I didn’t build any credit.

Taylor Swift Trademarks “This Sick Beat” and Other Swiftian Quips

From this point forward, I can only buy products printed with the words “This Sick Beat” directly from the Taylor Swift merchandising empire.

The Rich Are Different From You & Me: They’re Full of Poison!

People who can afford sushi and other sources of aquatic lean protein appear to be paying the price with a buildup of heavy metals in their bodies.