A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from December 30, 2013
Economedian (economist + comedian)

The term “economedian” (economist + comedian) can apply to an economist who has a sense of humor, or it can have a derogatory use describing an economist who is laughably bad at the occupation. “Conservative economedian Ben Stein” was cited in print in 2008 and “Economedian Paul Krugman” was cited in print in 2013.

Yoram Bauman, Ph.D., who has called himself “the world’s first and only stand-up economist” and who has a website called Stand-Up Economist, has frequently been called an “economedian.”


News Corpse
Ben Stein: Hot To Fox Trot
Posted by Mark on March 20, 2008 at 12:21 pm.
Conservative economedian Ben Stein has trouble controlling his carnal urges when watching Fox Business News.

MaxKeiser.com
Supergeek says:
November 27, 2009 at 1:18 pm
@Y’all
er… I always thought Max was a economedian!!!

SBCTC News Links
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
NEWS LINKS | Sept. 8, 2010
‘Stand up economist’ entertains in Oak Harbor for foundation
Nationally acclaimed economedian comes to Skagit Valley College.
Whidbey News-Times, September 2, 2010
http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/whidbey/wnt/entertainment/102075123.html

The Beijinger
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Stand-Up Economedian: Return to the Gold Standard
The world’s first and only economist-slash-comedian launches zingers about the world’s financial blunders. RMB 30, RMB 20 (members).
7.30pm. The Bookworm

Two Plus Two Poker Forums
A-Rod’s Cousin
09-18-2012, 05:56 PM
Re: Penn State Covers Up For a Pedophile: 110 Wins Vacated, $60M fine, 4-year bowl ban
I mean I can’t tell if he’s a comedian, economist, or that new hybrid economedian that’s been going around.

Doug Ross @ Journal
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
PAUL KRUGMAN BEKLOWNS HIMSELF #6,336: Obamacare Edition
Economedian Paul Krugman has a unique, Nostradumbass-like talent for making the worst possible predictions at the worst possible times. Case in point (via American Digest’s Ka-Ching Tumblr):

Doug Ross @ Journal
MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2013
#Fab50: Announcing the 2013 Fabulous 50 Blog Award Winners
(...)
The Melvin Keynes Award for World’s Funniest Economist (Economedian):
Paul Krugman, as utterly exposed by historian Niall Ferguson

Posted by Barry Popik
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