Archive for January, 2010

Difficult second series

January 30, 2010

Unfortunately the ‘Ways to scare a Hairdresser’ series has been cancelled. It is the view of the blog that it was unfunny, not very clever and appeared to be patronising.

It will however be available for syndication.


Ways to scare a Hairdresser#1

January 29, 2010

A couple of minutes in, ask ‘have I ever explained to you Austrian Economics?’

(unless you are getting your haircut in Vienna and the barber has shares in the stock market)

SLR Announces Plans for a Metered Model for

January 28, 2010

Due to the increased traffic this blog is now receiving thanks to the link from the brilliant Marginal Revolution, I am now announcing that will be introducing a paid model at the beginning of 2011.

The new approach, referred to as the metered model, will offer users free access to a set number of articles per month and then charge users once they exceed that number.

SLR editor, Martin Fleet said “This process of rethinking our business model has also been driven by our desire to achieve additional revenue diversity that will make us less susceptible to the inevitable economic cycles,”

More details regarding the metered model will be available in the coming months.

Mr Smith goes to Washington…

January 23, 2010

With Senators and Representatives now considering not to pass healthcare because it would threaten their re-elections, why don’t they just be honest on their campaign posters.