Why I Love the Rich

| January 31, 2010

For most of my career, I have dealt with the rich. I’ve created publications for, written books about, and penned countless articles for magazines about the rich and powerful. I have written The Richest Man in Town where I interviewed the richest man or woman in town in 100 American cities to determine the shared [...]

Joan Rivers Is So Rich . . .

| January 28, 2010

. . . and there is no punch line. The 76-year-old queen of comedy is the richest woman I know in all the ways that truly count. Let’s count a few of them. She lives like Marie Antoinette, only better, because her opulent apartment is in Manhattan and yeah, she’s still living. She is a completely devoted mother and doting grandmother. She is the hardest-working woman in show business. She’s a jewelry designer and CEO. No one can keep up with her pace. And this week this rich funny lady is the subject of a new documentary debuting at the Sundance Film Festival, fittingly titled Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work. She is just that and so much more.

Who’s Richer?

| January 8, 2010

The ultra-affluent folks featured are not only the self-made wealthy I write about in The Richest Man in Town, but plenty of them are featured in this entertaining (and highly addictive) game: