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Disney’s Pivot

NCD, I use the internet, watch HBO, Showtime, Starz, and ESPN.  Rarely watch other channels.  NBC for the NFL. Disney owns ABC and ESPN, and they just announced their plans for its new streaming service. A year from now, I might not be paying for cable anymore… The Incredible Shrinking Sears Julie Creswell, NYT, 8/13/17 […]

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New Email

Hey there, Going forward you’re gonna be getting emails from my BTB Lax account.  So when it’s says Coach Miller… that’s me baby! Feel free to pick up some lacrosse instruction as well if you’re in the market. Great News:  There’s Another Recession Coming Mr. Money Mustache, 6/20/17 If you have ever heard of someone […]

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Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle

Hey there, I know it’s been delayed. Now, I’m back. Never knew what Yahoo stood for… Expect to be hearing more 🙂 When Yahoo Ruled the Valley:  Stories of the Original ‘Surfers’ Vindu Goel, NYT, 7/16/16 Two Stanford graduate students, Jerry Yang and David Filo, saw opportunity. Working from a trailer on campus, they began […]

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Never Forget Harambe

Hey, So it’s been some time since my last email… I was on a traveling extravaganza.  It included a bunch of stuff… eating, drinking, working out, golf, getting organized, recovering, and trolling around. Met some cool new people. Some of the pics are here. A lot has gone down over the last six weeks. Trump […]

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People Called him “The King”, but He Hated It

Hey, I never knew how cool Arnold Palmer was.  That quickly changed after reading the tons of articles about him after his passing. SI had a great one (summary below)… I love how his greatest regret in life was not trying to putt with his left hand low. My bus driver in Ireland –a 2 handicap- told […]

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The Scalia Void

Hey, The summer shows are finishing up. These were regulars on my list… Ballers, Ray Donovan, and Power. “Want access to the kingdom?  First, you have to get past the guards…” Great quote from Ballers where Julian Edleman and Danny Amendola test to see if Ricky will be able to hang in New England. Probably lots […]

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Complexities of Syria

Hey, The first summary captures what’s going on in Syria. Complicated situation, and I sure couldn’t have explained before reading the Wednesday’s NYT article. Just came across that Aldeson won’t give money to Trump.  He talked to his team, and concluded that he didn’t have a shot.  Saw it as wasted money. Click Here for […]

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Gig Economy

Hey, There’s rumors that Elizabeth Warren may be Hillary’s running mate.  Warren has some strong views on the gig economy and how it limits benefits to employees. SunEdison went down back in April, but I have a summary below. The company used a financial instrument called yeildco.  Couple that  with a few acquisitions of multi-billion […]

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Brexit

Hey, There’s a ton of press in FT about Brexit.  Could be a big deal depending on how it shakes up.  I added a brief summary below. The first bullet really stuck with me…”The war yielded an understanding that people would feel less inclined to murder their neighbors if their livelihoods were dependent on trading […]

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H is for Hawk

Hey, This time of a presidency is fun because lots of inside info gets released. Good news if you’re not an accredited investor…you can still join the party. This past Monday new regs were passed allowing more people to invest in companies. There’s some links below showing some available deals. Here’s the summary… Now the […]

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