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December 7, 2006

News & Opinion: Steven Levitt and Stephen Colbert

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 4:18 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Monday night Steven Levitt was a guest on the Colbert Report. Colbert joked that he had bought Freakonomics but read Blink beforehand so only read it to get a "vague impression" of its subject. They then went on to chatting about names and how it affects a person's life. They concluded that while sharing the same first name, Stephen's name is ultimately better because his parents used the smart spelling. See it for yourself here. *Thanks to the cable watchers who send these links my way!

About Dylan Schleicher


Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.