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‘Ship Your Enemies Glitter’ sells for $85,000, perhaps the easiest money ever in history

They may never do a Harvard Business School study about Australian developer Mathew Carpenter, but they sure as hell should. In just a few hours, the 22-year-old built ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com. It does exactly what it names implies. He wrote a hilarious explainer on the website. And then spammed out a few emails to reporters at organizations who […]

Best of Overlawyered — December 2014

Last of our highlights roundups: “Never wash your pets in the washing machine.” Honesty in labeling: “It’s vinegar and peppers, for God’s sake.” “Have YOU been injured or killed…?” Harvard Business School prof wages war against Chinese...Show More Summary

Lisan Goines: Steve Kroft’s Alleged Mistress

Lisan Goines, a graduate of Harvard Law School, is the name identified as the mistress of 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft, the International Business Times recently reported. IBT reports that the New York Post also identified and reported on Lisan Goines being involved in an affair with Kroft. Show More Summary

New Year's Resolution for Business

Right after the 2008 economic collapse, Harvard Business School did something remarkable. We had just come through a cataclysm that threatened to shatter the American economy. So Harvard offered its students the opportunity to swear an oath in allegiance to ethical behavior in business. Show More Summary

Why Republicans should thank Obama for opening up Cuba

Cubans talk near a broken car in Havana on Dec. 19. Photo by REUTERS/Enrique De La Osa A Note from Paul Solman: George Cabot Lodge is a Republican of long lineage who taught for decades at the Harvard Business School and helped start...Show More Summary

Last Tweet | Love You Hoda | Back in Time

4 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

AllTwitter: Harvard Business School professor Bill George says Twitter CEO Dick Costolo should be fired. Reached for comment, Costolo said “I’m rubber you’re glue whatever you say bounces off of me and sticks to you!” TVNewser: Yet another reason to love Hoda Kotb — she lists a Bruno Mars song as the best moment of the year. Show More Summary

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz Didn't Name Their Baby After Phil Collins

Chanteuse Alicia Keys and her husband Swizz Beatz, a Harvard business school student, got the gift of a lifetime over the Christmas holiday weekend: a son, Genesis Ali Dean. Read more...

Twitter Inc (TWTR) Has Unsound Business Model, Says Harvard Professor

Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) doesn’t have a sound business model, Harvard Business School Professor Bill George told Carl Quintanilla in a discussion about the battered social network on CNBC. Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), according to George who was also the former chairman & CEO of Medtronic, is struggling because of its business model and leadership. It’s not […]

“Large corporations are crushing smaller ones …”

“… because of the economy of scale they have in managing such compliance issues.” [Coyote, in a letter to the dean of the Harvard Business School taking off on the Edelman case] Tweet Tags: small business “Large corporations are crushing smaller ones …” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system

Boston.com Demotes Writer Who Exposed Angry Harvard Professor and His Tirade Over $4

Did the writer go too far when she had shirts made that said "Didn't go to HBS. Also didn't lose my shit over FOUR dollars"? When Ben Edelman, a Harvard Business School professor, wrote a Chinese restaurant an angry letter over a $4Show More Summary

Harvard Professor Hassles Mom and Pop Over $4 Overcharge

Ran Duan, manager of the Baldwin Bar inside the Sichuan Garden, a mom and pop Chinese restaurant, recently discovered what happens when you overcharge a Harvard Business School professor by $4. Ben Edelman, an associate professor at Harvard, ordered from the local restaurant. Upon delivery, he found that the prices of items on the website...

To Wit, I Was a Total Dick

December 11, 2014 Posted by Jay Livingston Sometimes, somebody gets the apology thing right. (See this previous post on how not to apologize.Ben Edelman is the Harvard Business School professor whose e-mail exchanges about being overcharged $4 for Chinese food went viral. Show More Summary

Crazy Harvard Professor Has Threatened Restaurants Before

Over a groupon voucher. Just as leopards cannot change their spots, petulant Harvard Business School professors can't stop themselves from being unbearable and irrational. Just mere hours after professor cranky pants a.k.a Ben Edelman...Show More Summary

Chinese eatery gets love as Harvard prof apologizes for $4 food fight

Y esterday, Harvard Business School professor Benjamin Edelman's heated emails to a Chinese restaurant in the Boston area in which he complained of being overcharged and threatened to notify state authorities went viral. Today, he'sShow More Summary

Harvard Business Students Raise A Ton Of Money For Charity After Professor's Rant Goes Viral

A group of first year Harvard Business School students have raised over $5,000 for a local food bank after one of their professors gained notoriety on the internet this week for a series of tense emails with a Chinese restaurant over...Show More Summary

BuzzFeed reporter mistaken for that Chinese-food-dispute professor guy

2 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

BuzzFeed legal editor Chris Geidner is not Harvard Business School professor Benjamin Edelman, the world’s most famous customer of Sichuan Garden in Woburn, Massachusetts. But as far as many people on social media are concerned, he’s the same guy. @chrisgeidner Mr. Show More Summary

Harvard professor apologizes to Chinese restaurant

A Harvard Business School instructor who blasted a Boston-area Chinese restaurant for overcharging him by $4 on a takeout order apologized Wednesday for a lengthy and widely publicized email exchange with...

Boston.com retracts claim about racist email from professor

2 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Nation

The tale of the Harvard Business School professor who flipped out because he’d been overcharged $4 by a Chinese restaurant took an ugly turn Wednesday night. The Boston Globe’s free Boston.com site, which first reported the story, posted a follow-up claiming that Ben Edelman had sent a racist email to the restaurant owner — and then replaced the follow-up with an […]

Opening Bell: 12.11.14

Harvard Business School Professor Is Sorry for Overreacting to a $4 Chinese-Food-Order Discrepancy (Daily Intel, earlier) “Many people have seen my emails with Ran Duan of Sichuan Garden restaurant in Brookline. Having reflected on my...Show More Summary

JOURNALISM: “Earlier tonight, Boston.com published a piece suggesting Harvard Business School Profe…

JOURNALISM: “Earlier tonight, Boston.com published a piece suggesting Harvard Business School Professor Ben Edelman sent an email with racist overtones to Sichuan Garden. We cannot verify that Edelman, in fact, sent the email. We have taken the story down.”

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