Archive for 2013/04

Second E-Mail Of The Day

From: Eric Chaikin Subject: Re: How Can I Miss You When You Won’t Go Away? Great post on Howard. I contend that the major eras in the relationship between American mass media and the public are: 0) The Vaudeville Age – Uncle Miltie and Sid Caesar using TV to do vaudeville. It’s all fun. No […]

E-Mail Of The Day

From: Matthew Milam Subject: Poker As someone that works in the movie business, this email hit close to home.  I often wonder why TV has eclipsed movies in terms of great content and you basically lay it out in the below email. In the 80s, you had 15 – 20 movie studios each putting out […]

How Can I Miss You When You Won’t Go Away?

I miss Howard. I hope Mr. Stern is having fun on AGT this week, because it’s doing nothing for his career. Swinging for the fences, playing for an audience that just doesn’t care, he’s abandoned his hard core and we’re going through withdrawal. This is not about Howard Stern. You don’t have to subscribe to […]


It’s a game of statistics. Last night on Radiolab I heard Annie Duke say you couldn’t rely on tells. Because some people were too inexperienced to know whether they had a good hand or a bad one. Your only hope was to do the math. I don’t play cards. But it’s been the rage for […]