Vice President Steps into the Stereotype Muck

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The stereotype of the callous Jewish moneylender pops its head out of the Vice President’s mouth.

She’s Not the One

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The relentless pursuit of ‘the one’ almost ruined every relationship I’ve ever had.

When I Realized I’d Never Be Romeo

My writing could be my voice.

Stephen Mills’ voice is unusual, and it’s affected his life in ways he never expected.

Soul Bites: Shakespeare’s Ghosts

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They aren’t just stories: They’re good for your soul.

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Having a Complete Education

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James Altucher has a cheat sheet for learning, and traditional schools are not on the list.

Cage of Mirrors: The Violent Solitude of Life in Solitary Confinement

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Dant’e Cottingham, Inmate #259241, about his struggles and triumphs while being incarcerated.

I’m a Recovering Video Game Addict

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Kevin Macku faces an addiction to something almost everyone indulges in at some point: video games.

Let’s Stop Blaming Disney

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If adults are complaining that their lives are not fairy tales, we should all be very frightened.

The Wayward Crutch of Higher Education

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The institutional financial cost of curiosity and life experimentation

Your Marriage Isn’t Typical

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Sadly, our most common criticisms of marriage reveal much more about the critics than the state of contemporary romance.

Daddy Pick-Up

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I am defined by what I love. That includes the ritual of getting my son from school.

Is Selling Your Name The Same As Selling Your Identity?

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What does it say about a person, when they are willing to sell even their last name for profit?

What Is a Good Man?

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With quotes from friends and famous folks alike, Tom Matlack finds that defining goodness is not science, it’s art.

Improvisational Training Like Athletes

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We want to be consistently excellent on stage, but we are often afraid to do the work it takes to get to that level. I wonder what would happen if we trained for improv like athletes train for games.

The Proper Way To Share Your Junk

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“You keep it classy, San Diego.” Ron Burgundy, Anchorman

The Grasshopper Life

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To his old girlfriends, Robert Barsanti’s father would always be Romeo. But for Robert, Benito was Lear.