1970: Chevy Corvair owned by my friend Stillman finally gives out with about 250,000 miles on it. With tremendous respect, we take it to the parking lot of Shea Stadium, take off the wheels and put it up on blocks, saying farewell to what was, in truth, the Galapagos tortoise of automobiles. It did very little, but what it did it did incomparably.
1978: Pontiac V8. Bench seats. Very comfortable. Solid MOREBing - Mar 31, 2009 11:54 AM ET
Dear Uncle Larry and Aunt Bea,
It's been a hard weekend, which is the only excuse I have for not answering your e-mail sooner. I'm sure the May 9th date will work out fine for the barbecue. I don't have anything planned for that week, or the week before. Or the week after, for that matter, although I do have a couple of interviews for excellent management positions in a number MOREBing - Mar 30, 2009 11:03 AM ET
I was at a party the other night -- yes, Virginia, there are still Christmas parties -- and I asked my friend Steve what he might be getting his friends and loved ones this festive season.
"Well," he said, "I was thinking about getting them stock in some really great companies. You can get some incredible deals right now."
I thought this was pretty brilliant. I asked him how he came to this MOREBing - Dec 16, 2008 11:56 AM ET
One of my very hostile but articulate readers, Mike from Spokane, gives me both barrels between the eyes this morning. I think Mike thinks I won't publish it, because I'm a panty-waist business type swilling gin at breakfast. Here's what he says:
Bing…with all due respect (as you recently stated to me), you have no idea what you're frigging talking about. You, and corporate America, are so far removed from the MOREBing - Nov 19, 2008 1:10 PM ET
Bed Bath & Beyond's market cap is a little under $8 billion. GM's is a little over $6 billion. How could the Market value a great, crucial behemoth like General Motors less than a place that sells sheets, towels and George Foreman grills?Bing - Aug 18, 2008 12:21 PM ET
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