The Logic of Long Lines

The Atlantic:  Earlier this week, Chipotle had a one-day buy-one-get-one-free special to promote their new-ish (and hugely unpopular) tofu tacos. Critics have been taking down the “free”-ness of this promotion in two ways: One, claiming the free burrito requires saving the receipt and—much like a coupon—many will inevitably get lost More

People Don’t Hate Millennials

Slate:  I know, I know. Millennials have been written to death. But I’m going to make like the millennial I am and say it’s my duty, as the voice of my generation (avoice of a generation?), to proclaim: You don’t hate millennials; you hate the 21st century. Millennials, those born roughly between 1980 More

Do People Like To Think?

NPR: When I was a kid, I used to lie in bed at night listening to Mets games on the transistor radio, or to the top 40. Sunday evenings were hard because there was no baseball and most of the music stations went to talk. As I got older, I More