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Study Confirms Money Turns Left-Wingers Into Stingy Right-Wingers

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.10.2014 | Home

Confession time: I'm one of those left-wingers Tom Perkins warned you about, constantly kristallnachting the rich. But if I strike it rich tomorrow? I...

I Drink Your ($500) Milkshake?

Posted 11.13.2013 | Home

The Powder Room, a new cocktail bar opening at the end of November in Los Angeles, is taking extravagance to new heights with a $500 boozy milkshake o...

15 Outrageous Products That People Are Actually Buying

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.24.2012 | Home

The global economy is a mess, but the personal submarine economy? Not so much. That's because the world’s super-rich aren't afraid to fork over ...

Just How Much Does Hirst's Spot Challenge Cost?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.08.2012 | Home

In January, the art world's resident brat Damien Hirst made his fans an offer no one but an airline executive would find reasonable. Travel across the...

PHOTOS: How The 1% Travel

Posted 08.08.2012 | Home

From the $1.5 million cruise to the craziest suites and most expensive cities, it's certainly easy to blow your money on travel these days. With th...

This Collar Costs More Than A Nice Car

Posted 06.21.2012 | Home

Fresh from the jaw-dropping department, we present a fashion accessory that costs as much as a well appointed mid-size car. The object in question:...

Billionaire's Secretive Space Venture Reveals Rocket Plan

Posted 04.30.2012 | Home

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/30/2012 06:26 AM EDT on SPACE.com Blue Origin wants to fly under the radar all the way into space. The secretive pr...

Jason Linkins

We Can Get Your Financial Crisis Kitsch For You Wholesale

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.19.2012 | Home

Over at the Washington City Paper, "Rich People Things" author Chris Lehmann goes questing after rumors that post-crash tchotchkes from the House of L...

Notes From a Party for Rich People

Daniel Cubias | Posted 02.01.2012 | Home
Daniel Cubias

The aluminumadores in my neighborhood at least try to maintain some kind of dignity in spite of their humiliating circumstances. Contrast that with what I witnessed at the upscale party, where a wealthy man groveled and whined just to get his friends inside.

Jason Linkins

Bank Of America Thought He Was A Good Idea

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

What's a beleaguered Bank of America to do? Well, it could make a company-wide commitment to offering better customer service and undertake a systemic reform of its business practices. Or, it could hire Malcolm Gladwell as a shill and put him in front of small-business owners!

'Rich People Things'

Chris B. Lehmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris B. Lehmann

Yet once I was saddled with this column name-cum-mission statement, I began to realize how thoroughly American culture had become a storehouse of rich people things, broadly speaking.

Jason Linkins

'Rich People Things' Book Trailer Re-Dubs 'La Dolce Vita' For Melancholy Look At The Real Economic Victims (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As the Wall Street Journal gamely asserted, people really need to spend less time thinking about how the economic downturn is affecting the nation's r...