Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: Is It April 1st Already?

According to NYMag: Hipster Beard Transplants Are at Least Kind of a Thing… DNAinfo reports that facial hair transplants are hot right now among young, stylish men, who pay up to $7,000 to enhance their visible manhood. “Whether you are talking about the Brooklyn hipster or the advertising executive, the look is definitely to have […]

A Great Disturbance in the Pixel-Money Force

It's almost like currencies should be issued by governments and flow through regulated banks and exchanges. http://t.co/GvhuZ5zdJf — Josh Barro (@jbarro) February 25, 2014 … On Monday night, a number of leading Bitcoin companies jointly announced that Mt. Gox, the largest exchange for most of Bitcoin’s existence, was planning to file for bankruptcy after months […]

Open Thread: Speaking of Douchecanoes…

Andrew Ross Sorkin seems a lot more indignant about @GSEElevator guy than the obnoxious shit he reported (naturally). http://t.co/Ep0EtNao47 — billmon (@billmon1) February 25, 2014 If there is a more perfect example of the courtier-journalist than A.R. Sorkin in NYC, I'm not aware of it. The David Gregory of Wall Street — billmon (@billmon1) February […]