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Adams' Rib

David Crisanti | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
David Crisanti

But persuasive arts as described by Scott Adams after the fact won't be the reason. The country wants change, which a person like Trump represents in spades. If he had any persuasive power at all, or even a lack of repulsive powers, he'd be leading by a wide margin.

We Need a Language for Spin, Believe Me

Alan Kelly | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Alan Kelly

Call it influence, persuasion, manipulation or propaganda...we need a language and a system to understand spin. From marketing to sales to PR to adve...

How The Decline Of Newspapers Impacts Comic Strip Writers

Quora | Posted 03.11.2017 | Media

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

In Defense of Gen Y

Phu Nguyen | Posted 02.18.2015 | College
Phu Nguyen

When we found out expectation paired with effort wasn't the end all, we added new needs to the equation of success. These needs became creativity, the ability to see beyond expectation and hard work, and the need to change the landscape of what we want success to be.

5 Websites You Should Be Glad Exist

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology
Craig Newmark

It's a little hard to say, since most of my reading is via RSS feeds. But if I were to pick a few sites I couldn't live without, I'd have to go with the following.

Jerry Stahl With the Skinny on Fatty, Republican Sun Gods, and Happy Mutant Babies

David Henry Sterry | Posted 02.02.2014 | Home
David Henry Sterry

Jerry is one of those rare writers who goes between Hollywood screenplays and novels. He writes dark subversive stories and he somehow continues to get away with it.

One Insane Day in Albania. (Yes, Albania.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Color is coming back to the now-independent free-market democracy. A bit of the Balkan Peninsula, it's only slightly larger than Maryland. But there's variety inside that space, including a mountain-studded interior and an unspoiled Adriatic coastline.

Mark Gongloff

Dilbert Creator Has Crazy Thoughts About The Stock Market | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business

Dilbert creator Scott Adams, best known for churning out decades of wall-calendar-ready workplace humor and an unusual endorsement of Mitt Romney, is ...

Lucia Graves

Frustrated Drug Reformer Backs Romney | Lucia Graves | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- From the annals of mistaken reasons to vote for Mitt Romney, a new winner: "Dilbert" cartoonist Scott Adams said he's under the impressi...

Scott Adams, Anthony Weiner and Refusing the Act of Self-Control

Anne Sobel | Posted 08.23.2011 | Women
Anne Sobel

Every woman I know finds men other than her chosen partner sexually attractive. The difference remains that women have the good sense not to throw an iPhone between their legs and post the photo on one of the most visited websites in the world.

Note to the Rich: Very Large Taxes = Very Large Benefits

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Rigby

There is no question that rising inequality stems from macro-level changes in our global economy. Yet, there is also a growing consensus that government decisions play a key role too.

Here's Why Dilbert Loves Newser

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

It's often a bitch to explain new media. None of this stuff makes much sense if you don't use it--and if you resist it. It's as irritating as it is opaque.

Good Grief! Comic Characters Leave Newspapers for a Day

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Given that most newspapers still don't publish weekday comics in color, my mistake was putting today's cartoon guests in the green room rather than the black-and-white room.

White-Collar Blues: A Continuing Lack of Diversity

Daniel Cubias | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel Cubias

"Are you Hispanic?" they'll ask in perplexity. And when I confirm it, they'll frown or shrug or cluck their tongues with the peevishness of the mildly deceived. They appear to want to follow up with "And when were you going to tell me this?"

Getting Your Boss on the Green Bus

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

If Dilbert is like more than half of American workers, he thinks his employer should do more to reduce his office's environmental impact.

"Dilbert" Creator Is Now Pointy-Haired Boss Himself

New York Times | Brad Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

This is yet another story about a clueless but obtrusive boss -- the kind of meddlesome manager you might laugh at in the panels of "Dilbert," the dai...