Joe Queenan

Joe Queenan is a regular contributor on business issues, corporate culture, and financial follies to Barron's and The Wall Street Journal.


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Read it and Weep

While strolling around various English cities with my two school-age children during a recent trip to the United Kingdom, I [...]

Joe Queenan October 1 1994

Dya, Dya, Dya Ya Wanna Danz?

A couple of months ago, The Wall Street Journal published a troubling article about the spread of fake compact discs [...]

Joe Queenan September 1 1994

Cloning the Coasters

Last New Year’s Eve, 2,000 festive souls gathered in the Westchester County Center near my suburban New York home to [...]

Joe Queenan July 1 1994

Trashing Our Society

Last Sunday night, I was relaxing in my comfortable lounge chair studying Consumer Reports’ ratings of interior latex paints when [...]

Joe Queenan May 1 1994

Out of Focus

A cancer is eating away at the American business community. This malignancy stifles creativity, strangles enthusiasm, suppresses the spirit of [...]

Joe Queenan April 1 1994

Rumor Industry On Last Legs?

Recently, with little fanfare, Rumor World magazine closed its doors forever. Founded in 1932, Rumor World once enjoyed a circulation [...]

Joe Queenan March 1 1994

Subdued Colors

Two weeks ago, while sipping drinks in a friend’s home, I had an alarming thought about the direction this country [...]

Joe Queenan December 1 1993

The Wages Of Niceness

A seminal moment in the history of the Clinton Administration occurred on May 23, 1993. First Lady Hillary Clinton, clad [...]

Joe Queenan October 1 1993

Arts And Craft

LEAVING TOWN ALIVE: CONFESSIONS OF AN ARTS WARRIOR By John Frohnmayer, Houghton Mifflin, $22.95, 360 pp.In its two centuries as [...]

Joe Queenan October 1 1993

Is This A Man’s World?

Not very long ago, I had occasion to attend one of the most repugnant gatherings of mammals I have ever [...]

Joe Queenan November 1 1992

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