Slope of Hope Blog Posts

This is the heart and soul of the web site. Here we have literally tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. You can also click on any category icon to see posts tagged with that particular category.

Dealing with Losing

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Ha! I’ve managed to sneak in a brilliant George Carlin bit under the guise of a trading-related article. But seriously, this shows the brilliance of the man (and this was early in the 80s, before his genius had fully peaked). It’s just bang, bang, bang, one joke after another. There must be about fifty of them in here. Just perfection.

Three Out of Four

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Most of you know I’m a big fan of good comedy. This video came up on my YouTube feed, and it struck me that 75% of the panelists are already dead. And they all died in their early 40s – Ralphie May at 45, Greg Giraldo at 44, and Patrick at 41. It’s incredible that a chubby, pot-smoking guy like Jeffrey Ross is the survivor among the four. But, sheesh, a 75% death rate – – combating the Taliban by yourself in Afghanistan probably has a higher survival percentage.