Posts tagged "wealth"

Say What? 1-In-25 New Yorkers Is A Millionaire

If you were to chuck everybody who wasn’t a millionaire out of New York City, the city would still have a higher population than New Orleans, according to a new…

Newser | July 24, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Mommie Dearest: Kids Shouldn’t Believe The World Revolves Around Them

There’s an old Chris Rock bit where he explains that his only job as the father of a girl is to keep her off the pole. The joke itself is…

Avital Norman Nathman | December 12, 2013 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: Kanye West May Be Arrogant, But He’s Also Right About Black Wealth

Over the past fortnight I’ve watched as a familiar narrative re-emerged around rapper Kanye West. Basically, Kanye’s an arrogant ranting asshole who needs to shut up, and stick to music.

Christiana Mbakwe | October 14, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Who Gives A Crap How Sofia Vergara Spends Her Money, Jezebel?!

I’m not really interested in the aspect of blogging where you go around writing snotty comments about your competitors. We’re all in this together and FEMINISM RAH RAH. But last…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2013 - 1:20 pm

“Caviar Is The New Black” And Other Color Names For Rich People

This weekend my friend Molly and I went to the fabric store and picked out a piece of gorgeous black fabric with pink polka dots. “You know,” said the woman…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 17, 2012 - 1:20 pm

What It’s Like To Be A Billionaire — For A Day

riving in a Rolls Royce, getting a bodyguard, flying on a private plane: These aren’t normally things that New York Times financial reporter Kevin Roose gets to do. But as a guy…

Newser | April 7, 2012 - 5:30 pm

The Connection Between Wealth And Wanton

The term “classy” winks at, well, the upper class. When we say someone has “class,” we mean to say that such a person is refined or even elegant in their…

Rachel Krause | February 28, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Rich Lady’s Jokes About Cutting Back Turn Out Not To Be So Funny To Not-Rich People

Rich people are having a hard time, y’all! Cutting back on helicopter rides. Re-soling shoes instead of buying new pairs. No new clothes, handbags or makeup. It utter cruelty is…

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2011 - 4:45 pm

5 Rich Celebrity Minimalists

Even though New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a mega billionaire, he recently admitted that he only owns six pairs of shoes. He joked, “A story emerged recently that shocked…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 19, 2010 - 1:00 pm

How Far Will Funny Get A Guy?

Show me a person who doesn’t have at least a handful of characteristics she or he is looking for in a mate — or date — and I’ll show you…

Wendy Atterberry | August 21, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Rich Women Have More Sons Than Daughters

If you thought the easiest way to tell the financial status of a woman was by the kind of car she drives, the size of her diamonds, or how affected…

Wendy Atterberry | July 8, 2009 - 11:45 am

Size Apparently Really DOES Matter

A new study reveals that when it comes to a woman’s pleasure during sex, size does indeed matter, but not in the way you may think. Apparently, men with large…

Wendy Atterberry | January 20, 2009 - 5:30 pm