"What Can We Bring?" should not mean: "Bring everything!"
Don't you hate it when The Perfect Couple ruins your couples dating romance by repeating a recipe too soon?
WATCH: Couples Dating Problems: 'I Can't Believe They Repeated a Recipe Already' (VIDEO)
It's Super Bowl XLVII (47): Have you had the "WAIT, SO WHAT'S A 'DOWN'?" conversation yet?
We just had it.
And I still don't get what a down is!
What's in a title? To The Frenemy: Bragginess.
Where lunch means: "Bread with bread on the side and bread on top!"
T-minus 48 hours until I start drinking 48 ounces of liquid laxative. Twice. And so "colonoscopy-prep math" begins...
It's hard to relax at a chain of spas called "Massage Envy."
WATCH: 'I Have Massage Envy About 'Massage Envy'!'
Annoying Conversation #63: When you say something negative about sacred cow Trader Joe's -- and offend all the people who call it "Trader's."
Have you heard? There's a new kind of HIPPA!
SHIPPA! The Shopping Privacy Act! Just in time for the holidays!
Why are one-cup coffee makers so big when they produce something so small (one cup of coffee)? I still don't know.
Don't let the lack of money get in the way of buying yet another electronic device! Just use the right kind of math -- this time, 'iPad Mini Math" -- a variation of "Shopping Math" -- to justify your purchase! (Don't let the word "math" scare you off! Anyone can...
Well, it's that time of year again! When you call the Butterball Turkey Hotline and instead of asking for help with your Thanksgiving meal, you beg them to save you from your family!
So there was an earthquake on the East Coast!
Do the "East Coast Earthquake Math" and see if the Maine Earthquake registers!
Need a way to justify your Prepared-Foods-Buying-Habit? Just use 'Guacamole Math" and/or "Whole Foods Math" and buy as much prepared food as you want! You'll save money and even make money!
WATCH: Whole Foods Math
There's publishing math.
And then there's Lena Dunham math.
Let's see if we get the same answer...
Last year: potluck disaster.
This year: potluck triumph.
What's the secret? Watch "Annoying Conversation #55!"
WATCH: The Potluck Conspiracy
Laura Lippman's latest novel, And When She Was Good, has just been published to rave reviews.
She's Laura Lippman!
But despite the many New York Times best-sellers and Edgar awards, there's one person who hasn't heard of her: The Frenemy. Though he has heard of her husband.
Are you turning 50 or do you know someone who is?
Well, I turned 50 today.
And in honor of my failure to reach any of my stupid goals for this milestone birthday (except having GREAT FRIENDS), I give you this, from The Frenemy: