Re: Oscar Political Business Cycle

2004-01-05 Thread Dan Lewis
I think that's a bit backward. It's more likely that those who choose whatis released when want the ability to say nominated for six Golden Globes or ride the Oscar nomination of an actor/actress. Movies like Cold Mountain, Mystic River, and Lost in Translation aren't going to get the viewers

Re: why aren't we smarter?

2003-11-29 Thread Dan Lewis
At 02:15 PM 11/29/2003 -0500, Robin Hanson wrote: On 11/26/2003 Wei Dai wrote: There certainly do seem to be some situations in which it can pay not be seen as too clever by half. But of course there are many other situations in which being clever pays well. So unless the first set of