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What They Forgot to Tell You About Having Children

Having children is awful. “Oh, it’s the most precious experience there is!” Stop the B.S. A) A one-foot-tall brand new U.S. citizen suddenly moves into your house and you are FORCED to…

Having children is awful. “Oh, it’s the most precious experience there is!” Stop the B.S. A) A one-foot-tall brand new U.S. citizen suddenly moves into your house and you are FORCED to child-proof every object in your life. B) This one-foot-tall U.S. citizen (and what did she even do to deserve that passport?) doesn’t speak […]

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How I Went From $0 to $15 Million and Then… Ugh

I had no business experience at all. My job was to go out at 3 a.m. once a week and interview people: “What are you up to at 3 a.m.?” I did…

I had no business experience at all. My job was to go out at 3 a.m. once a week and interview people: “What are you up to at 3 a.m.?” I did that for four years. Once a week I’d put up the best interviews for that week on the HBO website. It was a […]

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The 10 Commandments of the American Religion

I want freedom. Since birth: society, the government, corporations, teachers, colleagues all have their own agendas. Instinctively, they try to give us those agendas. I try to be a greedy skeptic. Skepticism…

I want freedom. Since birth: society, the government, corporations, teachers, colleagues all have their own agendas. Instinctively, they try to give us those agendas. I try to be a greedy skeptic. Skepticism leads to freedom. Leads to entrepreneurship. Leads to freedom. Skepticism allows you to blaze your own unique path in between the layers of […]

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Me and Jessica Biel — A Love Story

I am not going to make fun of Jessica Biel. Her first film was called A Woman of No Importance. Her skills in that movie launched her now very impressive career. I…

I am not going to make fun of Jessica Biel. Her first film was called A Woman of No Importance. Her skills in that movie launched her now very impressive career. I saw a headline: “California legislators confer with Jessica Biel about vaccine legislation.” I didn’t understand it. Was it Jessica Biel, the biologist? Was […]

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What to Do When People Hate You

I got an email, “You’re ugly. Shut the F up.” It was the first time I got hate mail. I had an opinion about the stock market, wrote it, then got this…

I got an email, “You’re ugly. Shut the F up.” It was the first time I got hate mail. I had an opinion about the stock market, wrote it, then got this email. It was 2002. I showed a friend of mine. “That’s a badge of honor. It means people are paying attention to you.” […]

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5 Reasons I Don’t Go to Doctors

I haven’t had a checkup since I was 16 years old. Not because I’m so healthy. But because doctors kill people. On paper, being a doctor seems pretty great. The money is…

I haven’t had a checkup since I was 16 years old. Not because I’m so healthy. But because doctors kill people. On paper, being a doctor seems pretty great. The money is good, it makes everyone around you feel inferior, and you get a diploma that literally gives you permission to play God. But… 5. […]

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The Only Thing That Makes Me Happier

I was ashamed of everything. I moved about 100 miles away so there was no chance I could run into anyone I knew. I didn’t have a job. It was snowing every…

I was ashamed of everything. I moved about 100 miles away so there was no chance I could run into anyone I knew. I didn’t have a job. It was snowing every day. I never left my new, tiny home because I was afraid I’d cry outside. Like my dad when he had become depressed […]

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