How Much Is JK Rowling Really Worth?

Rowling is an entire industry. Books, movies, theme parks… she’s created an international creative franchise and everyone seems to celebrate her success. And she’s been rewarded. “A close look at Ms. Rowling’s sources of income suggests that she’s worth more than $1 billion, even allowing for a large margin of error.”

This Whole Mindfulness Thing – Is It Overrated?

“The idea that we should be constantly policing our thoughts away from the past, the future, the imagination or the abstract and back to whatever is happening right now has gained traction with spiritual leaders and investment bankers, armchair philosophers and government bureaucrats and human resources departments. So does the moment really deserve its many accolades?”

The Punk Ethos Doesn’t Die: A Public Fire Consumes Punk Memorabilia

The son of Malcolm McLaren, the manager of the Sex Pistols, burned what he said was 5 million pounds worth of punk memorabilia on the middle of a boat in the Thames. He said: “Punk has become another marketing tool to sell you something you don’t need. …If you want to understand the potent values of punk, confront taboos. Do not tolerate hypocrisy. Investigate the truth for yourself.”