Saturday, October 30, 2010

Joshua Bell, Free and Clear

An interesting story. And the Snopes commentary is also interesting.

For my own part, I know I can tell the difference between a $3 bottle of wine and a $10 bottle of wine, but I have very little chance of distinguishing a $15 bottle of wine from a $70 bottle of wine.

And I usually stop to listen to musicians in the subway, and leave a buck. Perhaps because I can't tell the difference.

(Nod to the LMM)


Robert S. Porter said...

This is really capitalism's fault for making people go to work.

I usually only give money to musicians (or more preferably, bands) who play on the subway, as occurs in Berlin every day.

Mark Brophy said...

Convenience stores are much busier in the evening rush hour than the morning. People will distract themselves when they can avoid their families, but they will not displease their working colleagues.