Thought the first: They blew through $100 million? Buh-buh-buh-buh-how? The magazine wasn't printed on gold leaf. It wasn't staffed by robots from the future. It didn't have a Mars bureau. My working assumption has been that the budget meetings went something like this:
But presumably that's not right. Or is it?
Thought the second: Someone should hire the extremely talented economics writer Ryan Avent. Quickly. before someone else hires the extremely talented economics writer Ryan Avent. That guy is an obvious growth stock.