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American Dreams

Happy new year, RG! So sorry to leave you mostly post-less last month. My new year’s resolution is to consistently hunt down the juiciest content for you, week after week. Looking back at 2010, I’ve been thinking a lot about the recent tax cut battle and our role in...

Rich Kids on TV: Watching Gilmore Girls

I was home yesterday with an awful cold, watching television and feeling grumpy, when I got sucked into an old episode of Gilmore Girls. Here’s the part where I admit my pet project of analyzing pop culture portrayals of rich kids. It comes with a disclaimer—I know...

The Smooth Life

My friend sent me a link to a podcast a few months ago from The Moth, a series that features true stories told live. The storyteller was Jamie Johnson, a documentary filmmaker who made Born Rich and The One Percent. Because I am the world’s slowest emailer, I only...