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On Leaving The World Better Than How I Found…

It’s called the Campsite Rule. If you’ve listened to Dan Savage’s sex advice podcast, you’ve probably heard it. The idea goes like this: when...
Chris Castig
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How Not To Make It In New York

We created How Not To Make it In New York because we wanted to tell the not-so glamorous side of New York City startup story: the hustle, the...
Chris Castig
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Older Feels Faster

As I get older. Time seems to move quicker. It’s the strangest thing. I remember Junior High school: September; 8th grade; autumn leaves; soccer practice; Mike...
Chris Castig
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Coming soon: The Bet April 2016

“I believe my best work is still ahead of me.” Sam Beam said this to me a few years ago, and it’s always stuck in my...
Chris Castig
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My Thoughts on, “Where Does Autism Comes From?”

What causes autism?  I don’t know.  But I wanted to find out. First stop: vaccines. Do vaccines given to children cause autism?  Aaron Carroll says “No.” Aaron says,  “It’s...
Chris Castig
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Remembering Journalism in 2050

A Conversation in the Year 2050 Child: “Mom, what is Journalism?” Mom: “Well, it was a lot like Wikipedia, but someone would get paid...
Chris Castig
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What I Learned From Watching The Hunger Games

Last night, I watched the Hunger Games. And I noticed something interesting theme: It’s easier to kill someone at a distance …than to kill someone...
Chris Castig
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Age Relativism #ideaspam

If I meet you when you’re 22, you’ll always be 22 to me. On the other hand, if I meet you when you’re 80,...
Chris Castig
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