Megan McArdle

Megan McArdle is a columnist at Bloomberg View and a former senior editor at The Atlantic. Her new book is The Up Side of Down.

  • Shaken, not stirred

    Moving is always strange, especially for me, since I have no sense of direction. In generally takes me a couple of weeks in a new office before I…

  • Even fuller disclosure

    Probably you should also know that I seem to have been mentioned in Tyler's book, although not by name. That could make me view the book either more…

  • There's a little economist inside all of us

    We live in a world of scarce resources. In such a world, unfortunately, not everyone can have the pleasure of knowing Tyler Cowen personally. That…

  • Dont panic!

    I am trying not to read any significance into the fact that just as I leave The Economist for this shiny new blog at The Atlantic Monthly, the…

  • Arriving later this month

    A blog on economics, business, and other moral hazards.

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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