At the end of another school year, let us acknowledge the nobility of educators. Teachers are our catchers in the rye.
We shouldn’t read poetry to quiet the mind. We should read poetry to wake us the hell up.
Friends say David Karpel’s family smells. He claims that’s just the musky scent of book love.
How far can we go when confronting other adults in regards to our children? Louis CK, with his kids in a grocery store, wins.
This is the world we’re giving you, kids. A world in which one or more people will video what’s happening instead of helping.
For David Karpel the answer is, “Never Forget.”
Dave Karpel wonders how is it that talking to his dogs is easier than talking to God?
David Karpel on training his son in self-defense and character development.
If I had a lifetime to spare, I’d spend it nestled in the hollow of your neck.
David Karpel, a father and self-defense instructor, believes the “Knockout Game” is yet another example of how we are failing our boys.
An ode to Iron Maiden.
David Karpel’s haiku shows us that “pure” is not synonymous with flawless.
David Karpel, an Orthodox Chassidic Jew, on what circumcision means in his religion and family.
On the intersection of Orthodox Judaism and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
David Karpel shares a story of how a typical Tuesday turned profound.
David Karpel talks with the MMA phenomenon about disability, a fighting mindset, and the importance of focus