QE3? Not So Fast. Let's Debate the Merits of QE2 First

...Justin Wolfers, and James Altucher. Justin Wolfers is a professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania and a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, with wide-ranging interests across labor,...

How to Eat What You Kill

...(AbleStock.com) This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . Life only tastes good when you...

Why I Hate (And Can't Live Without) My Phone

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . 203-512-2161 That’s my phone number. It has...

How I Self-Published a Book, And How You Can Too

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . I just self-published a book called How...

Nine Ways to Guarantee Success (And Failure)

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . I really blew it and everyone knows...

The Ten Commandments of The American Religion

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . (iStockphoto) If I stood in the center...

Confessions of a Steve Jobs Fanboy

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . Photo: segagman I saw the news this...

Ten More Reasons You Need to Quit Your Job Right Now!

...Photo: John Lewis This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . I realized I had...

Urinetown: TMSIDK Episode 26

...Something I Don’t Know is on the weird side of the tracks in Philadelphia with everything you’ve ever wanted to know about graffiti, cockroaches, tattoos, pee, and more. James Altucher (host...

Stupid Stuff: TMSIDK Episode 12

...— things that seem stupid but aren’t and things don’t but are. Our panelists are: James Altucher, author and host of the podcast the James Altucher Show, who is an honorary Kentucky colonel....