Bruce Watson lives in New York, where he writes about food, drink, culture, and all sorts of other fun things.

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Paranormal marketing: Steven Spielberg offers up the anti-blockbuster - DailyFinance

In 1990's Crazy People, one of the better films about the ad industry, a trailer for a fictitious horror film...

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What's Inside Chicken Nuggets? Far Less Chicken Than You'd Think - DailyFinance

New study shows chicken nuggets are less than 50 percent "edible" chicken. How does that affect you -- and your...

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Break Away From the Retail Calendar and Save Big on Your Wardrobe - DailyFinance

Retailers have their own calendar that dictates what we're buying when, and how close to full price we should pay....

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More scandals of the rich and famous: John McEnroe uncovers million dollar art scam - DailyFinance

This past week, art dealer Lawrence Salander pleaded not guilty in New York Supreme court to over 100 charges, including...

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Another State Takes a Crack at Helping Poor Kids Get into College - DailyFinance

To help poor but talented kids attend college, Delaware is going to send college application fee waivers to every high-achieving,...

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All You Need to Know About Personal Finance Fits on One Index Card - DailyFinance

Everything you need to know about managing your finances can fit on one index card. Want to know what the...

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A History of Our Changing Priorities, Courtesy of the NYT Wedding Pages - DailyFinance

Want to see how cultural and shopping trends have shifted in recent years? Have a look at the New York...


Gold Bugs, Gold Bears and Melting Down Grandma's Ring - DailyFinance

Gold prices are up again, and floating near an all-time high: That means bad news for the overall economy, but...

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Obama's Tax Cut for the 1% (and Everyone Else, Too) - DailyFinance

On Monday, President Obama revived his proposal to cut taxes on income below $250,000 a year -- which the GOP...

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Ex-Trader Joes' Chief Will Turn Expired Groceries Into Affordable Meals - DailyFinance

Doug Rauch, ex-president of Trader Joe's, sees a lot of good food going to waste because it's expired. His answer:...

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Fix Your Malfunctioning Wardrobe Cheap: All You Need Is a Good Tailor - DailyFinance

When your body changes shape, you don't have to spend big to replace everything in your closet: Just bring your...

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For Girls, the Fruits of Success Can Grow from a Strong Start in STEM - DailyFinance

One big barrier to U.S. girls reaching their full earning potential is academic: While 60% of college degrees go to...

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Want to Dine Well, Save Money and Protect the Oceans? Eat Weird Fish - DailyFinance

Fish is one of the healthier option for diners, but overfishing of certain popular species is taking a toll on...

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The media and the financial crisis: Journalism failed - DailyFinance

Columbia Journalism Review this month took the first steps toward transforming the ghost stories and urban legends of America's current...

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What Would It Take to Get You Behind the Wheel of an Electric Car? - DailyFinance

Why haven't you bought an electric car yet? Part of the answer might lie in government policies, which are keeping...