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  • Updating A Childhood Game

    In Germany it's called "Stille Post". In Turkey, it goes by "kulaktan kulağa". The moniker in France is "téléphone arabe" whereas in Finland the na...
  • For What It's Worth

    I could feel her looking me up and down through the lenses of her designer Ray Bans (worth $145) as I purchased a Caffe Mocha Grande (worth $4.65) ...
  • Teaching Plausible Deniability

    This piece is for all you parents out there who've miraculously endured the hapless journey of raising teenagers. And while there's an astonishing ...
  • The Pursuit of Comfortably Numb

    The caveman years, they couldn't have been easy, right? And that's if you were lucky enough to score a cave. More often than not, these paleolithic...
  • The Path of Totality

    Say you're living in ancient times, doing a little sheep herding. It's one of those glorious early spring mornings, the dew still on the ground, na...
  • Promotional Blogging Tactics

    Come on in. Take a load off. Put your feet up. And just so you know, this here blog is free. That's right, not gonna cost you a cent. The entire pi...
  • And The Winner Is...

    "... And this year's nominations are: Maria Santos for 'The Seventh Street and Western Intersection', Seth McDaniel for 'The Crawford Middle School...
  • Charmed, I'm (Not So) Sure

    Want to guard against exhibiting frown lines at a social engagement? Just apply a bit of adhesive tape between your eyebrows on the days beforehand...
  • Taylor Swift's Secret Wedding?... Google It

    Like this woman needs more publicity? It's not enough she's part of everything, everywhere, all at once? But now this... taking up residence in my ...
  • The Half-Life of a Phone Conversation

    So, there was this: "I've given this guy the best years of my life. Hell, I could be livin' in Jamaica with a sugar daddy right now!." Oh, and this...
  • Workin' Without a Net Here, People!

    So, yeah, I'm doin' this, just jumpin' right in; no notes, no cheatsheet, no bullet points. Not a clue as to where I'm going. Just wingin' it here,...
  • A Foible Fable

    Say, you're at a party and the conversation turns to, I don't know... swords. "Never, ever has that happened to me before", is probably what you're...