I grew up in an environment of jokes and sarcasm and puns. I talk that way, so I write that way.
Teamwork is better than isolation, especially for a columnist.
I wanted to be a columnist so badly that I took a huge pay cut to leave Forbes, which wouldn't give me a column, and join Newsday, which wanted my column for its Sunday business section.
People are treating the Stewart case as seriously as Enron when it's really over trivia.
Go for the gold: better one great column and some undistinguished ones than constant mediocrity.