Everything about money you were too polite to ask.
How To Do Stuff
How Other People Do Money
How Is Your Credit Score Calculated?
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
Nerds Cry Also
The Last Autos Editor
Watch Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Scott Adsit, and More Improvise an NPR Show in 1997
The Young Standup: Brandon Wardell on Drake, Bob Odenkirk, and Taking the Unexpected Path
The Selfie Aesthetic: An Interview With Kate Durbin
The Art Of Awareness
Deals: Our favorite larger-screened Chromebook, the Toshiba 13.3-inch Chromebook 2, is down to $300 (from $330)
Deals: Our favorite SSD, the Crucial MX100 512GB, is back down to $190 (from $210)