Foreign Affairs, Drinks, & Other Ill-Advised Adventures

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“A political strongman in action is something to see: Strike his poses correctly and the Big Man might go years without the indignity of having explain himself.”

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Elegant Drink

“Wine experts are like that famed art critic who can’t tell the difference between a Jackson Pollack from a 6-year old’s finger painting, or a hot-shot hedge fund trader whose 10-year returns are only slightly worse than a chimp with a dart board.”

“The running of the bulls is only a half-mile of well-motivated sprint. No need to bulk up on carbs; terrified doses of adrenalin do the trick. What you need is to be very nimble. Or at least as nimble as a middle-aged old man overly fond of cocktail hour can be.”


And because we can't leave we enough alone...

Vintage Music Store

The 4717 Podcast

In search of an interesting conversation and dedicated to the prevention of taking oneself too seriously.

The Hedgehog and the Fox


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