Me on Slate Money talking Financial Index Cards, ACA, Vaccines, and Mariah Carey

This weekend I was on the Slate Money podcast with Felix Salmon and Jordan Weissmann.

My annual alcohol consumption

My annual alcohol consumption

We had a great conversation discussing many things:

We were having a lovely conversation until the very end, when something bad happened that just wasn’t my fault.

Felix said nice things about that insufferable Mariah Carey song “All I want for Christmas is you.” When I attempted to correct the record, Jordan Weissmann offered the rebuttal “You shut your mouth. It is a wonderful song.” At which time we got into a big brawl and pretty much destroyed the Slate studio. Even worse, my wife and daughter heard the podcast and started playing it in my house.

 

Sadly misguided Mariah Carey fans

Sadly misguided Mariah Carey fans

[Cross-posted at The Reality-Based Community]

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Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor at the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago.