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July 2, 2013

Freelancers Union Cashes In On Obamacare

The group, which sells health insurance plans to independent workers, has received $340 million from the federal health law to set up cooperatives. But in New York, they're trying to get their members out of some of the more expensive provisions.

Andrew Mason's Album Reveals How Much His Firing Hurt

Beneath the former Groupon CEO's twangy guitar playing and scratchy lyrics is an introspective record about getting burned by the experience of going public. Unlike his jokey resignation letter, this is how he truly feels about getting fired.

It's More Than A Goatee; It's A Work Of Art

Sometimes you look at your beard in the mirror and say "This can be better!" and that's exactly what these ten fellas did. They bid adieu to social norms, got out their razors and showed the world what was possible. If I could grow more than a lone chin hair, I would proudly display one of these masterpieces.

Victor & Rolf's New Couture Collection Selling Already

The designers' new couture line hasn't even shown yet (it debuts in Paris tomorrow) and yet already half of the 20-piece couture collection has been snapped up by an "unnamed art dealer." Rolf Snoeren describes the work — their first haute couture designs in over a decade — as, “creativity for the sake of creativity." Yes please.

The $2,000 Tweet

For hedge funds engaged in proxy battles, taking to Twitter can get costly. Legal fees, on average, run around $2,000 per tweet.

Battle Zombies In An Abandoned Shopping Mall

In these times of unrest and uncertainty, one thing is for sure: the inevitable (let's not be naive here) zombie apocalypse. Helping you prepare are the peeps over at, who've bogarted an abandoned shopping mall just outside of London, and…

Selena Gomez Upskirt In Boston

Everybody was buzzing over the weekend because you could see up Selena Gomez’s skirt during her Boston concert. And, by everybody, I mean my oldest nephew who’s secretary-treasurer of his school’s A/V club and probably won’t get much higher. He’s…

WWE Raw Results 7/1/13

If you’d like to know what happened on tonight’s WWE Raw but don’t want to read star ratings and wordy paragraphs to decipher it, With Leather is here for you. Here’s what happened on the July 1, 2013, episode of WWE Raw:

Cory Booker's New Balancing Act

Torn between City Hall and the campaign trail, Booker is vying for a seat in Washington during what he promised would be his most productive year in Newark. Don't worry, he's going to leave "a nice long letter on the desk of the next mayor."

Intellectual Jokes

Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution picks up on a Reddit thread that asks "What's the most intellectual joke you know?" I've always been fond of this one:

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