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Most Prefteejus High School?Mod Note (Andy): Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 9/27/12. I was talking to a female friend of mine who happens to be an atheist last week, and she was telling me about how she attended a church in NYC just to get into the good books of the head of admissions at the preschool she... 5 days 14 hours
This 15-Yr Old Is Cooler Than You'll Ever BeMod note (Andy): Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 1/6/12. You know that resumé you dream about submitting? The one that sets you so far apart from your competition that the firm brings you in for an interview just to shake your hand? Well, while you were wondering whether or not to... 2 weeks 5 days
Is Meritocracy Dead in America?Mod note: Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 8/22/12. Here's an interesting spin on the class warfare that seems to have grown much worse over the past decade. MSNBC's Chris Hayes opines in his new book that America is no longer a meritocracy, but an aristocracy with a couple hundred... 3 weeks 5 days
HSBC Stages Mock Execution, Real FiringsThankfully it was the legal division and not IBD, but Jesus. http://descrier.co.uk/news/uk/hsbc-employees-sacked-after-staging-isis-style-mock-execution-during-team-building-exercise/ 1 month 3 weeks
Altucher: Don't Go to CollegeMod Note (Andy): Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 2/9/11. Old video got taken down, but this one is pretty relevant. I can almost hear the collective gasps from the peanut gallery as you guys watch this, but Formula Capital's James Altucher thinks college is a sucker's bet. Well, not... 1 month 3 weeks
Homeless Joe Is BackFor those who have been wondering what Homeless Joe is up to these days, I present you this update. He's such a sanctimonious prick now that he's sober I almost couldn't make it through to the end, but boy am I glad I did. There's a payoff. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suxKKn-DJeE 3 months 1 week
I Guess That's One Way to Pay for CollegeMod note: Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 2/11/14. God, I love the free market. This is absolutely hilarious. Call me old fashioned, but I look back with fondness on the days when a guy could walk into just about any strip club and witness the cold war between the perky college... 5 months 2 days
You're Having a Better Day Than THIS GuyI know, two posts in one day. Just couldn't resist throwing this one up. You can almost hear the moment his life comes apart: Poor bastard. 5 months 6 days
PTJ Decries Income Inequality at TED 2015This one might not be up long, so check it out while you can. Paul Tudor Jones basically lambasting capitalism as it exists today and talking about all the negative externalities that are likely with the current wealth gap. 5 months 6 days
Do You Think the Market Is Rigged?Mod note: Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 4/2/14. Mod Note (Andy): See more discussion on this topic here. I just started reading Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt and I'm not the least bit surprised that I love it so far. Michael Lewis is out promoting the book, naturally, and... 4 months 3 weeks

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I don't know why the video isn't displaying, guys...I don't know why the video isn't displaying, guys. Sorry. EDIT: Fixed it in the original post. 3 months 1 week
I'm truly sorry you had to experience that, but...I'm truly sorry you had to experience that, but don't let it change who you are. I know it can be difficult to watch shitheels get ahead (I'm sure it accounts for several of my elevated blood pressure points), but it catches up to all of them eventually. Look at the guys who run the banks. Most... 4 months 2 weeks
I come back to this book every couple of months,...I come back to this book every couple of months, make it through a couple chapters, and then get pissed off and put it down again. It's probably cost me money over the years, but I'd rather meet an opponent head on and win with brains and balls than to go behind somebody's back and do underhanded... 4 months 2 weeks
Matt Taibbi (and reams of research on the subject...Matt Taibbi (and reams of research on the subject) would strongly disagree with you: The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap As would John Oliver: Shut down the fuck barrel. 5 months 7 hours
Man, you weren't kidding when you said major...Man, you weren't kidding when you said major update. Looks fantastic! 5 months 3 days
I also agree with the pessimists here....I also agree with the pessimists here. Unfortunately my wife does not. I took the 3.375 as icing on the inevitable shitcake of home ownership. 5 months 5 days
Just a point of reference for you guys, people my...Just a point of reference for you guys, people my age (and Jared isn't too far behind me) are used to average mortgage rates in the 8% range. Early 80s notwithstanding (things were ridiculous back then), the 8% average held up for...well...decades. Current rates are the aberration. 5 months 6 days
I just bought again myself. Got 3.375% fixed over...I just bought again myself. Got 3.375% fixed over 30 years. Basically free money (relative to every other mortgage I've had). 5 months 6 days
Still lurking and feeding Patrick ideas when I...Still lurking and feeding Patrick ideas when I can. Would love to spend more time here but I'm in the midst of a quixotic adventure to get the C-suite to stop focusing on short term results, narrow the pay gap between CEO and janitor to something more reasonable than 354:1, and generally stave off... 7 months 6 days
This chick is blowing up. She just got an invite...This chick is blowing up. She just got an invite from Mia Khalifa to do a scene together: http://www.brobible.com/girls/article/mia-khalifa-and-veronica-vain-video/ (probably NSFW) Have to admit this whole thing made me chuckle pretty hard. 7 months 2 weeks