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Please Be Kind, Rewind

The documentary category is the first one that comes up when I scroll through Netflix. One of the top choices it offered me was “The Last Blockbuster” which is, as you might have guessed, about the very last Blockbuster Video store in the world (there was one in Perth, Australia that closed in 2019). The… Continue reading Please Be Kind, Rewind

Not Quite Supertankers

One of the more overused clich├ęs is “it’s like turning around a supertanker.” As a landlubber, I’ll go ahead and assume that’s true in the literal sense. Financially-speaking, though, the business of hauling oil across the world certainly turned on a dime in the past year. Daily earnings collapsed by 99% from last March to… Continue reading Not Quite Supertankers

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I manage and edit the Wall Street Journal’s “Heard on the Street” column, with writers based in New York, London, Hong Kong, San Francisco, and Sydney. Sometimes I still get to write.

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