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Intelligent Read: September 11 – A Graphic Adaptation

September 7, 2011

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As the memorial date for September 11 looms, Slate has seen fit to re-present the 9/11 report. But it isn’t any 9/11 report we’re familiar with- this work of art is by far the most gripping and emotional take on events of September 11 I have ever read; Additionally, it’s presented in a format that […]

The Monsieur’s Brief: Erotic Capital – The Power of Attraction in the Boardroom

September 6, 2011

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A new series of article summaries to help true gentlemen- Monsieurs, get a better handle on things going on globally, culturally and nationally. Consider this a cheat sheet for intellectual conversations. 1. The Power of Erotic Capital In a recent New York Times article, an economics professor explained that if you’re in the bottom of the looks department, […]

The Monsieur Endorses: Go the Fuck to Sleep

June 15, 2011

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Go the Fuck to Sleep as read by Samuel L Jackson While I don’t endorse cussing, I do enjoy Samuel L Jackson (Pulp Fiction) narrating this mock bedtime story, capturing a hilarious range of emotions as the voice of a father struggling to get his child to sleep. Touted as a bedtime story for tired, harassed […]

Intelligent Read: Why Being Wrong Makes You Feel More Right

June 14, 2011

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The Monsieur’s Intelligent Read: Why Being Wrong Makes You Feel More Right The Misconception: When your beliefs are challenged with facts, you alter your opinions and incorporate the new information into your thinking. The Truth: When your deepest convictions are challenged by contradictory evidence, your beliefs get stronger. When our bathroom scale delivers bad news, we […]

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