Each month, I send a newsletter that is a collection of all new random thoughts and scribblings on a variety of subjects, including some things I enjoyed that month – books, TV shows, films, articles, whatever, as well as quick reviews of books I read. It’s free and it goes right to your inbox!Continue reading “Subscribe to My Monthly Newsletter”
“Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive.”
— Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
I was dying to work for a Fortune 500 company.Continue reading “Walking Away from My Dream Career Path Saved My Life”
Generally speaking, economics books are not meant to make for pleasant reading.Continue reading “You Can’t Spell ‘Economics’ without ‘Comics’ — “Why Superman Doesn’t Take Over the World” Reviewed”
The newest edition of my newsletter just dropped.Continue reading “The Pierznik Monthly Newsletter Volume 51 (January 2019)”
I began playing organized basketball at the age of six.
By the age of ten, I was playing year-round for various travel teams in various leagues, almost always in the age bracket above mine. There was never an offseason. Camps, practices, summer leagues, fall leagues, spring leagues, open gyms – I did it all. When state rules prevented us from holding official practices, we all met at our point guard’s home and conducted practices on the full court in his backyard.
Basketball was an everyday thing.Continue reading “Don’t Break the Chain: The Value of Persistence”
We’re a nation of clutter. We’re a society of packrats. We love our stuff.Continue reading “Anything Can Be Art”
Another whirlwind year.Continue reading “My Very Best Writing of 2018”
I was sure it was nothing.
Jay-Z is the most successful emcee in history. With 14 number one albums on the Billboard chart (11 in a row as a solo artist), 21 Grammys, over 100 million records sold, and countless other side deals, he has repeatedly gone beyond the normal bounds of what a rapper could do.Continue reading “Ranking Jay-Z’s Albums”
The newest edition of my newsletter, featuring everything I wrote, read, and other scintillating topics rattling around in my brain that the world demands to know, is now out! Click the Subscribe button and all of your dreams will come true!*
*results not guaranteedContinue reading “The Pierznik Monthly Newsletter Volume 50 (November 2018)”
Did you or someone close to you just have a baby?
Congratulations! Your life will never be the same!Continue reading “6 Gift Ideas for the New Parent in Your Life”