62: Something for Nothing

62: Something for Nothing

May 2, 1997
Stories of people trying to get rich quick or otherwise make something for nothing. As everyone knows, there's no such thing as something for nothing. You always pay a price.
  • Writer Dirk Jamison, who gave up a 9-to-5 job and succeeded in getting something for nothing: he decided he'd feed the family by diving into dumpsters for free food. His father's very zen attitude about this, and how it affected the family. Dirk is the author of Perishable: A Memoir. (16 minutes) ChildhoodFamilyFathersFood/Drinks/CookingJobs/EmploymentParents
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    • "Busted", Waco Brothers

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Illustration by Chris Ware, inspired by "Hands on a Hardbody"

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