I grew up in an environment of jokes and sarcasm and puns. I talk that way, so I write that way.
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.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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Allan Sloan is an American journalist who is senior editor at large at Fortune magazine. Sloan was born in Brooklyn, New York and is a 1966 graduate of Brooklyn College and a 1967 graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He attended the Jewish Theological Seminary for two years while he was an undergraduate at Brooklyn College. He is a veteran journalist who worked at Newsweek before being hired by Fortune, and has spoken about the economy on TV shows such as Charlie Rose, The Colbert Report and regularly on American Public Media's Marketplace found on NPR. In 2008, Sloan won the Gerald Loeb Award for the seventh time. The prize was given for his story "House of Junk", which showed how subprime mortgages went bad.
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