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
The Guilty Tourists
The Good, the Bad, and the Deeply Strange: Comedy Central's One-Season Wonders
Mike Birbiglia and the Importance and Power of Jokes
In Sickness and In Sickness
What's In Her Handbag?
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