This past week a chubby, short Korean man by the name of PSY (pronounced “ssai”) managed to pull off one of the most incredible feats in Internet history: his video, “Gangnam Style” garnered over 855 million views in just four short months after taking the world by storm. An overnight pop sensation in itself, the […]

I recently had the opportunity to watch a favorite childhood movie of mine: An American Tail. For anyone that hasn’t seen the movie, the story follows a young mouse from Russia, Fivel Mouskewitz, as he travels to the United States and undergoes all the tribulations that immigrants face upon arrival. Throughout his journey, he deals […]

Today, millions of people on the East Coast begin the process of rebuilding their cities, roads, bridges, and subways while others learn to deal with the possibility of being without electricity for up to two weeks in the aftermath of Sandy’s devastation. Analysts are estimating that the economy will be hit with a bill between […]

In 2008, a 22-year old recent college graduate, Michael Largent, was arrested for bank robbery to the tune of $50,000 in Plumas Lake, California. Yet instead of finding the prosaic weapon and ski mask typically associated with a run-of-the-mill bank theft, prosecutors raided his computer to find that Mr. Largent had funneled several cents from […]

On August 7, 2011, Turner Clarke, a lawyer who unwittingly stayed late at the office that night, found himself at the intersection of a major social revolution as he drove through his regular route in Oxford Circus in downtown London. “They were everywhere,” he remarked to me, “I turned around and sped away as fast […]

Over the course of last night’s debate, Mitt Romney made a point that his top priority as President of the United States would be to support small businesses and “make America the most attractive place in the world for entrepreneurs”. In fact, his plank on small business is so vital to his candidacy that he […]

Joe Biden likes to talk. No doubt about it. But after last night, the biggest thing both independents and partisans will take away from the debate isn’t Paul Ryan’s clear lack of foreign policy experience or Joe Biden’s emotional plea regarding his own family; rather it will be the facial contortions and body language of […]