Month: August 2005

Odd Consumer News

To persuade hipster fools to spend $200 on a pair of jeans, Levi’s has enlisted the help of Andy Warhol, the granddaddy of all things hip. Called “Warhol Factory …

The Simple Life

Don’t throw out those dusty 5″ floppy discs with your beta tapes and eight-tracks just when they’ve acquired real collector clout. Instead, follow Anthony Georgis’s example and use the …

Hawaii

An economist takes a detailed look at Hawaii’s gasoline price-fixing plan. Link. Excerpt: Like the federal government’s disastrous central planning of 30 years ago, the Hawaiian government has attempted …