Archive for June, 2012

The New Macho

Jun 21 2012 Published by under Huffington Post

Men are certainly under attack from all sides at the moment — whether it’s the endless list of celebrity bad boys or the sociologists who have come to fame by pointing out the statistical impotence of men at large. Apparently males these days watch porn 50 times a week, on average, play endless video games, fail out of school and are increasingly antisocial.

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Inside a Strip Club

Jun 21 2012 Published by under Huffington Post

A couple months ago I had dinner with friends in Los Angeles. At the table was a guy I hadn’t seen in 20 years: Brad, the younger brother of two of my buddies. Brad had an attractive young woman on his arm. We all enjoyed a drink together.

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Addicts are Superhuman

Jun 21 2012 Published by under Huffington Post

Is addiction a “special gift” that, if harnessed, can be used for good rather than evil?

A while ago, I wrote about Amy Winehouse’s tragic death and wondered out loud about what role her art and addiction played in her demise, along with a long list of other great artists who died at the age of 27.

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A Man in a Boat

Jun 21 2012 Published by under Huffington Post

A black-and-white image. It had been tucked away in an album for years before I snuck it out of our family camp on an island in a lake in Maine. “Megunticook” is the name of the venture capital firm I started and ran for a decade before shutting our doors last week. It’s also the name of that lake in Camden. When I first started Megunticook Management, a secretary blew up the image to an 8 x 10 and put it in a silver frame. I’ve brought the picture with me as we moved offices over the years. Saturday morning, a truck delivered boxes of files to my home office — a garret in the third-floor corner of our home in Brookline, Mass. — and the picture was the first thing I unpacked.

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