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jules-jacob's picture
Dec.03.2010
I’ve got issues. Blogging issues—like worrying about the appropriate amount of time I should spend on a blog. Is there an Elements of Style for Bloggers? (Sorry, Will and E.B., that was very rude of me.) Is ten minutes too little time to start and finish a blog? Is a day too long but an hour just...
jules-jacob's picture
Nov.30.2010
I try not to get sick or have a procedure during a holiday week. Three days before Thanksgiving, I had to have a procedure.  I tried to convince my anesthesiologist/pain physician to postpone my procedure until after Thanksgiving but he wouldn't comply. I was a little worried. Why didn’t he act...
earl-merkel's picture
Nov.29.2010
Am I the only one who thinks that Wilileaks' Mr. Assange looks like the evil twin of Barney*, the former Doogie Houser, M.D. actor  who portrays the horndog on CBS's How I Met Your Mother sitcom?  Wiki-leaks vs. Winkie-leaks, perhaps?  --Earl "Coincidence? I Think Not!" Merkel (*Neil...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Nov.29.2010
I know hating the dentist is a cliché, but even though I hate going to the dentist, it's not because of traditional hating-the-dentist reasons.  It's not because of pain or painful implements.  It's not about insurance imbroglios or cost, either.  I actually like the slightly painful edge of a very...
jules-jacob's picture
Nov.29.2010
The day after Thanksgiving (TDAT) is a hallowed day for my family. It isn’t because we waited months to freeze our asses off in the parking lot of Best Buy at 2 a.m., although losing a little ass isn’t a bad thing the day after Thanksgiving.  Nor is TDAT special because we secretly hoped the person...
linda-morganstein's picture
Nov.29.2010
Brown adipose tissue. Just learned that it's an energy burning type of fat tissue previously thought to work mainly in newborns and hibernating animals, helping to keep them warm. New research suggests it still functions in adults to help burn calories. So, hurray for shivering! Now when Mel and I...
kali-meister's picture
Nov.28.2010
My best friend Vania and I were discussing feminism yesterday.  It's a subject on which we share similar opinions.  I consider myself among the Fuck-Me Feminists.  I have no issue with pornography; I love erotica as much as I love my feminist literature; and though I respect Andrea Dworkin, I think...
eva-schlesinger's picture
Nov.27.2010
My lids have a way of disappearing into thin air. My jars have days when they think nothing of going topless.   How jarring.   I envision a world where jars and lids cohabitate peacefully in my cupboard.   So, being the entrepreneur that I am, I designed a start-up. Keep Your Lid On is a social...
thierry-kauffmann's picture
Nov.26.2010
  KGB archives related to the agency's secret research program in Artificial Intelligence were recently declassified. They reveal that the Soviets had succeeded in building a computer which could not only solve complex mathematical problems but was also capable of rational thinking of a human type...
will-durst's picture
Nov.20.2010
The 4th Thursday of November is definitely the bestest holiday. Food, Family, Friends and Football. Four of the five Fs. I most fondly remember the Thanksgivings of yesteryear. The big old family reunions, which I looked forward to, until about five seconds after I hit the front porch, then it...