Everything about money you were too polite to ask.
How To Do Stuff
How Other People Do Money
My Last Hundred Bucks
The Cost of Things
Why Is a Candy Bar More Expensive in Manhattan? (Some Theories)
April 3rd, 2013
Candy bar at the bodega near my house in Brooklyn: $1. Candy bar at the bodega near my office in Midtown Manhattan: $1.25.
How the Snickers Bar Changed Over Time
February 11th, 2013
As I became relatively more prosperous in my 40s, I began to buy Snickers by the box. In the 1990s, you could buy a carton of 48 Snickers bars from Smart and Final Iris for about $16, or 33 cents a bar.
Terrible Tedious Tasks
Cash and Candy! Candy and Cash!
June 19th, 2012
How to Vegetable on a Grill
Is 'Modern Family' Really the Best-Directed Comedy on TV?
How to Succeed at Edinburgh Fringe with Alex Edelman
On Rilo Kiley
A Ride on the Staten Island Ferry
Deals: One of our favorite bags, the Jack Spade Waxwear Computer File Case, is down to its lowest price, $194 (from $395)
Inner Vision for the weekend of August 29, 2014