If this question sounds familiar it’s probably because you have good taste in literature.
I have no idea what this is like, because I only ever work at work (and anyone who suggests otherwise is a big flaming liarpants), but for those who do, now is a good time to offer some suggestions.
What’s the one compliment you’ve gotten that’s always stood out to you as your favourite–the one you’d have serve as your personal epitaph?
You think the painting might be worth millions, but it’s marked for $50 at a garage sale being held for a very sick little girl.
As technology moves at a pace we’ve never experienced before, it’s becoming much easier to understand the impulse to scorn progress.
Would the words, “I do” slip as easily from your lips if “until death do I part” came with a binding “no-backsies” clause?
I wore one T-shirt so often one summer that my mom deliberately soaked it in bleach so long it started to fall apart as I ran around. I wore it for another week after that.
Turns out I LOVE things that taste like the colour yellow. See also: Banana Runts and Green Apple Skittles.
Age is just a number, but numbers are also an important part of math and you can’t do the math if the numbers don’t add up.
They can be from any iteration of the character–TV, movies, animation, comics, Hostess fruit pie ads, whatever you want.
For me, art is something that happens mostly by accident–out of the joy that comes from creation. The thrill is in the doing rather than the final product.
A scoundrel–for the context of this post–is someone who flouts society’s conventions (often for their own gain) but who stops short of actually hurting people in the process.
Alex Barnett shares the truth about toddler-parenting: There are no breaks. No timeouts. No commercials. You just go and go and go.
It’s true that that the car service company Uber has done some questionable things, but it’s also advancing liberals priorities.
If you’ve been reading through the evidence that was presented to the grand jury in the case of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and feel like a few things are off, this Young Turks broadcast may solidify what’s sitting wrong with you.
A Thanksgiving drive and a return to his city reminded Mike Iamele how important home is.
Bob Marrow reflects on defending Ronald “Blood” Peak, the enforcer for Frank Lucas.
Brandon Greene shares a poem dedicated to his son about growing up as a black man.
A man’s brave journey from childhood abuse to self love, redemption and hope. As told by Christian M. Lyons.
If a friend told you, “Even you know that an adopted child will never feel the same as one you gave birth to,” what would you say? Here is one dad’s answer.
Do you know what everyday racism looks like? Sami Jankins keeps her eyes open to it.
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Jeff Bogle finds that with Amex Membership Rewards®, he can just keep on giving.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).