Money & Power

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Homeless Millennial Survives By Picking Up Women Every Night


If you were homeless, could you still pick up chicks?

Meet Joe, the homeless Millennial who has mastered the art of getting women to take him home with them.

Monday, September 15th, 2014

How to Succeed in Silicon Valley Without Really Trying


On July 1, Seth Bannon appeared before several hundred techies and investors at the New York Tech Meetup, the industry gathering where Tumblr and Foursquare made their debut.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Feds Raid Downtown LA Fashion District In Drug Cartel Money Laundering Sweep


Federal authorities Wednesday arrested nine people and seized approximately $65 million in cash in a massive sweep of the Fashion District that targeted money laundering for Mexican drug cartels.

Monday, September 8th, 2014

GRiND Rated: The Rise and Fall of the Biggest Pot Dealer in New York City History


Jimmy Cournoyer’s ring shipped marijuana to New York City. During an investigation into the enterprise, authorities seized suitcases filled with cash, marijuana plants, bags of pot, and weapons, among other contraband.

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Russell Simmons X Rick Rubin On the Birth of Def Jam Recordings


Two music pioneers square off in this special edition of Noisey’s Back & Forth series focused on the 30th Anniversary of the legendary Def Jam Recordings. Def Jam founders Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin, with the aid of the great Elliott Wilson, talk about the early days of the label, their first twelve-inch release, LL Cool J’s hit “Radio,” and LL Cool J’s involvement with Run-D.M.C. in this clip, available via Noisey for the first time.

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Bob Hurley: Surfer, Shaper, Founder of Hurley – The Ripple Effect


Could you walk away from 100 million dollars? Bob Hurley did, and in doing so made one of the boldest moves in surf industry history. The fourth and final chapter of The Ripple Effect, is the story of the meteoric rise of one of the biggest surf brands in the world and a testament to the reality of the American dream.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Responds to 50 Cent’s $750,000 Reading Challenge


Floyd Mayweather Jr. tells 50 Cent exactly where he can put his money. “Donate money to the Mike Brown family.” Let’s see who puts their money where there mouth is.

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Kevin Durant Signs New Deal With NIKE for 300M


At the 11th hour, Nike decided they could not loose one of their biggest superstars by making an offer that could be worth more than $300 million to Kevin Durant. Earlier this month, Under Armour pulled out their war chest offering a deal in the $265-$285 million range along with stock options to Durant. But with Nike’s option to match any offer on the table, a deal was struck earlier Sunday that would keepKevin Durant with Nike for the next 10 years. If all goes well, the final sneaker of this mega deal will be the Nike KD 17 due the Summer of 2024.

Friday, August 29th, 2014

World’s Most Expensive Apartment to Go on Sale in Monaco


Spread over five floors and equipped with a waterslide that leads from the dance floor into the infinity pool, the Monaco penthouse may become the world’s most expensive apartment when it goes on sale next year at an asking price of €300 million.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Doc Rivers Agrees to 5 Year $50M Extension with the LA Clippers


Apparently $21 million over three years wasn’t enough for Doc Rivers. Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer thought so, too. Rivers has agreed to a five-year contract worth in excess of $10 million annually to remain with the Clippers through the 2018-2019 season, reports say.