• The Better, Unknown, Super Bowls

    Today is the Super Bowl, at least football’s version of the Super Bowl. You see, every industry, every sport, and every hobby has its version of the Super Bowl. Of course Baseball has the World Series, college Basketball has the Final Four, Soccer the World Cup, and so on. Those are obvious. Squint and everyone…


  • That’s nuts

    An almost unbelievable factoid was mentioned in a recent Wall Street Journal active that explores the men’s fashion trend of Costco. Which led me to the brilliant book The Joy of Costco, where David and Susan Schwartz retell their exploration of over 250 Costco stores and warehouses, including several behind-the-scenes looks at depots, packaging facilities,…


  • Rollercoaster King

    We all know Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894, as Grover Cleveland attempted to ease tension with organized labor following the Pullman Strike. And today we associate the holiday with a variety of cultural norms: a day out of the office, the end of summer, don’t wear white after it, football season starts,…