Saturday, November 10, 2007

Ivanka Trump? Michael Melcher? What's the connection?

A couple of months ago I sat behind Ivanka Trump on a flight from Newark to Hong Kong.

At the time, I didn't realize that the tallish blonde person in front of me was the daughter of The Donald. She seemed nice enough, pretty smart, a little chatty on the cellphone while we waited to depart, though no more so than the average contemporary flyer. I remember guessing that she either worked in finance or was a kind of high-end real-estate lady.

I only discovered her celebrity identity a day or so later. Click here for the continuing saga!

Thursday, November 08, 2007

Why I am inspired by the lawyers of Pakistan

My thoughts (and a cool photo), here.

In Which I Offer the Readers of the NYT a Good Exercise to Figure Out What to Do With Their Lives

I'm a guest-blogger on Marci Alboher's Shifting Careers blog at the Check out the cool exercise.

Monday, November 05, 2007

How do you say studly? Perhaps "letter published in the Sunday NYT"

The NYT published my letter to the editor in this week's Sunday edition. It turns out that when you are in the Sunday NYT you get more blog traffic and your amazon sales number goes way up! I briefly elbowed Judge Judy aside for the most-purchased legal practice book.