Monthly Archives: November 2011

Escape to New York

It’s been an unusually-long time since I’ve posted, but there’s a good reason for that: I knew that writing about the trip I took to New York City a little over a week ago was going to take some time.  I’ll … Continue reading

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Awkward Moments in Entertainment History: One, Two…Uh…

This may not technically be “entertainment,” but what it lacks in that area it more than makes up for in the “awkward” department.  This is just excruciating to watch.  Best of luck in your future endeavors, Rick Perry. “Oops.”

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Well, THIS is Unfortunate

I wish I were making this up.  Nope.

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My Father, the (Fake) Doctor

Among the cultural artifacts I unearthed at my mother’s house during recent preparations for a yard sale were issues of Time and Newsweek from March, 1961. The Newsweek cover is especially fantastic.  The bleak picture painted in today’s media environment when one … Continue reading

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The Last Toy

I recently helped my mom prepare for a yard sale by going to her house and sifting through my childhood toys so that she could label and group them more accurately.  As an only child in a middle-class family, I … Continue reading

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