A Mouse in the Salad Full Transcript

...time. Well, once a week, once every couple of weeks, and have these long backgammon games with my friend James Altucher and it’s called Le Pain Quotidien and it’s a...

The Days of Wine and Mouses: Full Transcript

...dining disaster, this time in a restaurant. ALTUCHER: Yeah, right behind me. And she was sort of crying and half screaming. [MUSIC] [UNDERWRITING]   [ONE-MINUTE BREAK]   ANNOUNCER: From WNYC and...

In Praise of Mediocrity: An Excerpt From James Altucher’s Choose Yourself!

...James Altucher, who has shown up on this blog a number of times — and who was having lunch with me when we saw a lady get a mouse...

James Altucher Strikes Again

...of the book was about a fellow named James Altucher, whom I’ve blogged about before. James’s relationship with money was fascinating and precarious. He grew up in a middle-class family...

Is America’s Education Problem Really Just a Teacher Problem?

...friend James Altucher. And all this week, our special guest co-host is none other than – well, here: STEPHEN DUBNER: Hey James, give me an “M.” JAMES ALTUCHER: “M.” DUBNER: Give...

Freakonomics Radio: A Mouse in the Salad. What’s the Worst Restaurant Experience You’ve Ever Had?

...I used to have a standing backgammon/lunch date with my friend James Altucher at a restaurant on the Upper West Side of Manhattan called Le Pain Quotidien. It’s part...

Why I'd Rather Shoot Myself in the Head than Ever Own a Home Again

...(Photo: iStockphoto) This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . I had only one friend...

Win Free Tickets to See Dubner on Stage in Brooklyn on January 14

...Question of the Day co-host, James Altucher, and their special guest Negin Farsad for an evening of conversation that will run from the ridiculous to the sublime (and occasionally both). The concept...

Introducing “Question of the Day,” a New Dubner Podcast

...amount of information over the course of his eclectic career. James Altucher is an entrepreneur, investor and author. James also interviews people who intrigue him, for his James Altucher Show...

When Bad Spelling Is Good for Business

...As James Altucher reports on his daily blog watch on TheStreet.com, the sale of domain names remains a very big business. This year, Diamonds.com went for $7.5 million, Vodka.com...