Rick Paulas

housing

Inside the Wildly Popular Forum Where Landlords Plot to Screw You Over

It's a terrifying window into the tenant/landlord power dynamic—and a national housing hellscape.
Rick Paulas
7.29.19
Work

This Is What Happens When You Lie on Your Resume

Some fibs will get you fired, others will get you hired. Here’s how to navigate the line between artful exaggeration and a flat out lie.
Rick Paulas
9.11.18
Homelessness

The Story Behind a Viral Video of Anti-Homeless Vigilantism

"Jogger Joe" isn't the only one mistreating homeless people in the Bay Area.
Rick Paulas
7.3.18
Work

How to Answer the Trickiest Job Interview Question of All

It's not "Why do you want to work here?" or "What is your greatest weakness?" Here's how to get your answer to the real zinger down pat.
Rick Paulas
5.27.18
movies

'The Usual Suspects' Is a Gimmicky Movie Stupid People Think Is Smart

No less than Roger Ebert agrees.
Rick Paulas
5.23.18
Work

When Is a Work Party Really Just Work?

Pretty much always.
Rick Paulas
4.27.18
Work

Can You Get a Job by Pulling a Stunt?

It's natural to want to stand out—but there's a fine line between being distinctive and just plain weird.
Rick Paulas
4.3.18
in their own words

Driving a City Bus on the Nightshift Is the Worst Job I Ever Loved

"Jack" has driven a bus in Oakland for nearly a decade. He's got stories.
Rick Paulas
7.30.17
Music

Essential Alan Lomax, According to the Guy Who Knows His Work Best

Nathan Salsburg's job is archiving one of the world's most famed archivists.
Rick Paulas
7.20.17
entertainment

David Lynch Is Obsessed with the Ways Cars Kill Us

And it's what makes him one of America's greatest filmmaking tour guides.
Rick Paulas
7.19.17
entertainment

This 55-Second Video Might Explain David Lynch's Entire Career

An out-there theory about one of the most out-there filmmakers there is.
Rick Paulas
6.13.17
DAVID LYNCH

I Was an Extra in David Lynch's Weirdest Movie

With the 'Twin Peaks' reboot set to roll out later this month, we look back at one of the director's criminally underwatched works.
Rick Paulas
5.12.17
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