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Despite Drug Industry Claims, Higher List Prices Do Mean Higher Out-of-Pocket Costs for Many Patients

New research suggests that as the list price of brand name drugs rise, so do out-of-pocket medical costs for these drugs—at least for some patients. This is counter to a common industry claim that patients aren’t affected by list price increases. The study found a link between list prices rising and out-of-pocket…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicare, Martin Shkreli, Daraprim, Turing Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Pricing, Prescription drug, Health Sciences, U S Healthcare, Healthcare Reform In The United States, Pharmaceuticals Policy, Health Medical Pharma, Benjamin Rome


Morning Docket: 04.30.21

* A judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Amazon challenging the award of a lucrative Defense Department contract to Microsoft. Guess Jeff Bezos doesn't have enough money already... [Verge] * The FBI has purportedly seized a phone from a lawyer who has ties to Rudy Giuliani. [Salon] * A lawyer connected to "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has resigned from the New York Bar. [Bloomberg Law] * The family of a protester shot and killed by police during the Capitol riot earlier thi...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Microsoft, Law, Nbc News, Fbi, Jeff Bezos, Defense Department, Rudy Giuliani, Martin Shkreli, Capitol, Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli, Morning Docket, New York Bar, Bloomberg Law


Morning Docket: 04.20.21

* Former Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr. now bills at $2,295 an hour in private practice. Quite a step up from the government grind... [ABA Journal] * A disbarred lawyer has been sentenced to prison for stealing nearly $1 million from a first responder who suffered 9/11-related illnesses. [New York Daily News] * A Texas attorney has been charged in a $225 million tax fraud. [Houston Chronicle] * Attorney General Merrick Garland led a commemoration for the anniversary of the Oklahoma City ...
Tags: Texas, Law, Eric Holder, Attorney General, New York Times, ABA Journal, New York Daily News, Martin Shkreli, Oklahoma City, Houston Chronicle, Garland, Morning Docket, Merrick Garland, Eric Holder Jr


What are Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs)? And How Can a Work of Digital Art Sell for $69 Million

Value in the art world depends on manufactured desire for objects that serve no purpose and have no intrinsic meaning outside of the stories that surround them, which is why it can be easy to fool others with fraudulent copies. Collectors and experts are often eager to believe a well-told tale of special provenance. As Orson Welles says in F is for Fake, “Lots of oysters, only a few pearls. Rarity. The chief cause and encouragement of fakery and phoniness.” “Concepts of fakery and origin...
Tags: Google, Art, Instagram, College, Orson Welles, Economics, Bbc, Hawaii, Warhol, Wu Tang, The New York Times, Donald Trump, Lindsay Lohan, South Carolina, Monet, Martin Shkreli


Prison No Reason For Martin Shkreli To Let His Anticompetitive Guard Down

If he’s got to do seven years for jacking up a drug’s price, he’s gonna make damned sure it stays jacked up.
Tags: Law, Finance, Martin Shkreli


The weird romance between "PharmaBro" Martin Shkreli and the journalist who first broke the news about his bullshit

Just before the holidays, ELLE broke the news that Christie Smythe—the former Bloomberg reporter who first brought "PharmoBro" Martin Shkreli into the spotlight and spent years getting exclusive interviews with him—also may-or-may-not be in a very serious relationship with him. Yes really: Soon after quitting Bloomberg, Smythe visited Shkreli again, fuming about the book industry's rejection of him—and her. — Read the rest
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Random Advice 2020

John and Craig welcome back writer/producer Nichelle Tramble (Truth Be Told, The Good Wife) to share wisdom on listener questions that are interesting but unrelated to screenwriting. We discuss how to know if you’re marrying the right person, open relationships, and how to deal with being the ‘starter’ girlfriend. We also cover jealousy, laughter, the ethics of lying to the Red Cross, and disappointing Secret Santas. Finally, in our bonus segment for premium members we discuss that Martin Shkr...
Tags: News, Red Cross, John, Craig, Martin Shkreli, Craig Mazin, Screenwriting, Megana Rao, Matthew Chilelli Email, Lacy Crawford, Heidi Lauren Duke, Nichelle Tramble Truth Be, Sarah Silverman Jesus, Sissela Bok Episode, Fernando Polanco Death Saves, Stephanie Clifford Nichelle Tramble


The World's Most Loathed Industry Gave Us a Vaccine in Record Time

An anonymous reader shares a feature report: At the end of 2019, before the coronavirus pandemic started, the two best-known faces of the pharmaceutical business were the imprisoned Martin Shkreli and the lawsuit-laden opioid makers at Purdue Pharma. The rest of the industry was perhaps best known for the skyrocketing prices of its medicines. In a Gallup Poll of the public's view of various business sectors, pharma was ranked at the bottom, behind the oil industry, advertising and public relatio...
Tags: Tech, Martin Shkreli, Times Square, Purdue Pharma


The Butt Pajamas Will Follow You Forever (gizmodo)

If you’re reading this, you might have read the juicy piece that Elle dropped this weekend chronicling how a former Bloomberg reporter torched her entire career after falling for the longtime subject of her reporting—professional-tool-turned-convicted-securities-fraudster Martin Shkreli. And if you know about that…Read more... [Author: Shoshana Wodinsky]
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Elle, Martin Shkreli, Shoshana Wodinsky


What the obsession with Martin Shkreli and Christie Smythe says about us

It takes a rare, compelling story to go viral on a Sunday night the week of Christmas, but Elle.com managed it with the publication of Stephanie Clifford's "The Journalist and the Pharma Bro," a tale of how former Bloomberg News reporter Christie Smythe torpedoed her career and generally blew up her life for "Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli, one of the most hated men in America. Shkreli became famous for price-gouging a life-saving drug and magnified his villain status by getting permanently suspende...
Tags: News, Stories, Elle, Martin Shkreli, Bloomberg News, Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli, Christie Smythe, Stephanie Clifford, America Shkreli


Opinion: What the obsession with Martin Shkreli and Christie Smythe says about us

The viral response to the story of Christie Smythe, the ex-Bloomberg journalist who fell for 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli, says even more about us than it does either of them, writes Jill Filipovic.
Tags: Bloomberg, Cnn, Martin Shkreli, Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli, Christie Smythe


Opinion: What the obsession with the reporter and Martin Shkreli says about us

The viral response to the story of Christie Smythe, the ex-Bloomberg journalist who fell for 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli, says even more about us than it does either of them, writes Jill Filipovic.
Tags: Bloomberg, Cnn, Martin Shkreli, Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli, Christie Smythe


The Butt Pajamas Will Follow You Forever

If you’re reading this, you might have read the juicy piece that Elle dropped this weekend chronicling how a former Bloomberg reporter torched her entire career after falling for the longtime subject of her reporting—professional-tool-turned-convicted-securities-fraudster Martin Shkreli. And if you know about that…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, Privacy, Advertising, Bloomberg, Elle, Ad Tech, Martin Shkreli, Backends


Martin Shkreli's Journalist Girlfriend Ready To Date Again After His Brushoff

Former Bloomberg News reporter Christie Smythe said she's "open to it," but still didn't give the heave-ho to the reviled "pharma bro."
Tags: Martin Shkreli, Bloomberg News, Christie Smythe


Martin Shkreli gal pal Christie Smythe: I'm ready to date other guys

Martin Shkreli gal pal Christie Smythe told The Post on Monday that she’s open to dating other guys — now that the “Pharma Bro’’...
Tags: Martin Shkreli, The Post, Christie Smythe


'Why Would I Slink Off?': Bloomberg Journalist Who Left Job, Husband for Martin Shkreli Has No Regrets

When asked to comment on the Elle article about their relationship, Shkreli said he “wishes Ms. Smythe the best of luck in her future endeavors.”
Tags: Bloomberg, Elle, Martin Shkreli, Shkreli


The bizarre case of the sexy butt-flap onesie that has taken over the internet

What are these PJs are why are they following me around the internet? IVRose People are being plagued by an ad for a sexy butt-flap onesie from unknown fast-fashion brand IVRose following them around the internet —including taking center stage in a recent blockbuster Elle article. Experts say that the ad feels like it is everywhere because of a mix of brand safety miscalculations, re-targeting marketing strategies, and the fact that the strange and sexual ad sticks with viewers.   "The rea...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Digital, Trends, Bloomberg, Sterling, Elle, Martin Shkreli, Greg, Ryan, Conor Ryan, Saunders, Kate Taylor, GlobalData, Yandy, Patrick Coffee


Ex-Bloomberg Reporter, Christie Smythe, Who Covered Martin Shkreli Reveals Relationship With Him

Christie Smythe helped break the story of Mr. Shkreli’s arrest in 2015. Then she “started to fall for him,” she said, and quit her job...
Tags: Bloomberg, Martin Shkreli, Shkreli, Christie Smythe


Christie Smythe, reporter who fell for Martin Shkreli, defends herself on Twitter

Martin Shkreli’s love scribe has unleashed a firestorm on Twitter since going public with their romance Sunday — defending herself while...
Tags: Martin Shkreli, Christie Smythe


Martin Shkreli’s Long History of Harassing Female Journalists

A new Elle story about a reporter who blew up her life to pursue a romance with Shkreli glosses over an important part of the Pharma Bro’s story.
Tags: Elle, Martin Shkreli, Pharma Bro, Shkreli, Long History of Harassing Female Journalists


Reporter Christie Smythe says she pre-wrote Martin Shkreli's obituary for work

She loves him to death. Former Bloomberg News reporter Christie Smythe says she may have been falling for despised “Pharma Bro’’ Martin...
Tags: Martin Shkreli, Bloomberg News, Christie Smythe


Martin Shkreli wishes 'best of luck' to former reporter who left her job, husband for him

A former Bloomberg reporter told Elle about her path from covering Martin Shkreli to falling for him, leaving her husband and quitting her job.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Bloomberg, Usa Today, Elle, Martin Shkreli


A Bloomberg reporter got divorced and froze her eggs to pursue a romance with imprisoned 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli

Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli and lead attorney Benjamin Brafman depart US District Court for the Eastern District of New York, August 3, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Bloomberg News reporter Christie Smythe got divorced, quit her reporting job, and froze her eggs in pursuit of a romantic relationship with Martin Shkreli, she told Elle. Smythe broke the news that Shkreli was under federal investigation in 2015, before becoming inc...
Tags: New York, Crime, News, Relationships, Trends, Bloomberg, Brooklyn, Nih, US District Court, Elle, Clifford, Ftc, Martin Shkreli, Pharma Bro, Bloomberg News, Shkreli


Martin Shkreli's lawyer warned against romance with journalist Christie Smythe

Martin Skhreli’s lawyer tried to talk the infamous “Pharma Bro’’ out of getting involved with former Bloomberg journalist Christie Smythe.
Tags: Bloomberg, Martin Shkreli, Christie Smythe, Martin Skhreli


Journalist says she fell in love with Martin Shkreli while covering his arrest

Reporter Christie Smythe calls the ‘Pharma Bro’ her life partner, saying relationship developed while he serves prison sentenceThe internet was set ablaze on Sunday night by a viral interview in which a former reporter for Bloomberg News described how she upended her “perfect little Brooklyn life” by falling in love with Martin Shkreli, a maverick hedge funder who rose to infamy before being sentenced to seven years in prison for fraud. Related: Martin Shkreli pays price for arrogance – and 'e...
Tags: New York, Media, US news, Brooklyn, Martin Shkreli, Bloomberg News, Christie Smythe


Bloomberg Reporter Who Covered Martin Shkreli Left Job And Husband For Him

Christie Smythe told Elle she has "purpose" in her romance with the imprisoned "pharma bro."
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Elle, Martin Shkreli, Christie Smythe


Salesforce hired a chief equality officer 4 years ago. Insiders are disappointed with the slow progress.

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Business Insider stories from co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.Read on for more on Salesforce insiders saying diversity progress has been slow, former employers claiming a "boys' club" culture at elite law firm Jones Day, and Pfizer's vaccine feat.  (L to R) Tony Prophet, Salesforce chief equality and recruiting officer and Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO and cofounder Steve Jenning...
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We got the vaccine news the world was waiting on this week

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello, What a week it's been. While markets and public health experts have been optimistic about the results of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine, it's hard to ignore the uncontrolled spread of the virus around most states in the US.It's making planning for the holidays even harder. Hope y'all are having an OK time navigating smaller festivities and potentially difficult conversations with loved ones with different appetites for COVID-19 risk. We'll get into all ...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Supreme Court, Digital, US, Trends, Turkey, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, National Health Service, National Institutes of Health, Salaries, Pfizer, Vaccine, Jeff Bezos, Nih


Martin Shkreli & Wu-Tang Clan Movie Coming To Netflix

Martin Shkreli, you may recall, is the former big pharma CEO and punk record label silent partner who became infamous for inflating the cost of the drug Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 per pill. Once Upon A Time In Shaolin, you also may recall, is the mysterious one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album Shkreli More »
Tags: Music, News, Netflix, Wu Tang, Martin Shkreli, Wu-tang Clan, Rza


Jailed "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli fails to end lawsuit against him

Martin Shkreli's ongoing jail term isn't the end of his legal troubles, and a federal judge rejected his latest effort to bring them to a close, allowing a lawsuit against him filed by New York's attorney general to proceed.The lawsuit accuses Shkreli, a former pharmaceutical executive, of illegally "trying to monopolize the lifesaving drug Daraprim, whose price he raised more than 4,000% in one day." The defendants were accused of scheming to block generic equivalents of Daraprim from enteri...
Tags: Post, New York, News, Law, Martin Shkreli, Pharma Bro, Shkreli