About MeHi. I'm Mike Kane, a Philadelphia guy investing in early stage venture companies. I co-founded Pour Richards as a way to bring interesting people together to talk about ideas. This saved me the enormous trouble of having to be interesting myself.
Tag Archives: humor
Q: Explain a database in three sentences to your eight-year-old nephew.
A: I don’t have an eight-year old nephew. There is no such thing as a database. What is the next question? Continue reading
The mother of a dear friend was the most superstitious person I ever knew. She carried a large number of crazy notions with her right up to her death from a bolt of lightning after inadvertently walking under a ladder … Continue reading
Do not be filled with dread like most first-time riders or many life-long riders. I find the following reflection helpful. Your driver is a professional who has had many, many more serious accidents than the one you’re afraid of at any given instant. Continue reading
So to have someone at McSweeny’s be amused enough by my little scribblings to risk his career and a decent education for his children is an outside stamp of approval of large proportion for me. Continue reading
If my happiness means anything at all to you, which it must since you are a holy man, let’s dispense with the moral accounting and talk about the loot I need. I am not going to spend an entire year behaving in a certain way that seems acceptable to an elderly man on a frozen continent whose social circle is a bit dubious if one is to judge from the animated films. I’d ask you please to put away your quaint notions of good and bad and get yourself down the chimney at my place on time. Continue reading
It surprised me at first that anyone would bother to spam a blog at once as edifying and obscure as my own, but I then learned about tricks these bots use to game the search engine rankings. So I pay … Continue reading
The US economy was humming along until this happened…. Thanks to the very great Buster Keaton. Tweet This Post