How Toxic Inclusiveness Is Destroying Intimacy

September 2022

Why we won't live in Discords & the negative selection bias around events
A spate of $100k buy-in clubs are all launching. What's the deal?

August 2022

Web3 will only live up to its potential when we embrace new behaviors that community buy-in enables.
We dream of belonging, not owning a low-margin services business, so why are we forced to?

June 2022

Europe's tradition of drinking in the street is the great equalizer in local communities

March 2022

The recent high society cons expose our fake social life and explain why so many people are opting out.

February 2022

NFTs are necessary but not sufficient for community, and the more likely destinies of PFP collections are media companies or fashion brands.

November 2021

Annabel's urinals, Winnie The Pooh and I'm-Better-Than-You As A Service -- how Soho House is all the calories and none of the nutrition.
. . . to build a fully participatory social club where you pour your own drinks and can cook in the kitchen.

June 2021

How Soho House rode the rails of new celebrity & status voyeurism all the way to an IPO
My case for a bar & restaurant funding platform that combines emotional & monetary incentives