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Embracing Unemployment

Embracing Unemployment

We had better start learning to embrace unemployment. There aren’t that many jobs...

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Napoleon Dynamite

Napoleon Dynamite

My lifetime engagement with the pharmaceutical industry has been minimal. This, I...

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Going out With a Bang Instead of a Whimper

Going out With a Bang Instead of a Whimper

As I was stuck in New York’s Pennsylvania Station (“lead us not into Penn...

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It’s My Column and I’ll Write What I Want To

It’s My Column and I’ll Write What I Want To

Partly because I can’t find any large issues in the news about which I have a...

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Ridding Myself of the Day

Ridding Myself of the Day

I read a novel over the weekend. It was Émile Zola’s 1880 bestseller Nana. A few...

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The Endless Pursuit of Happiness

The Endless Pursuit of Happiness

There is a story, very likely apocryphal, that shortly after Charles de Gaulle...

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Talking Back

Talking Back

Goodness, what a fuss! The topic here is of course my Taki’s Mag column of last...

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