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Hell Hath No Fury Like An Uber Driver's Wife

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.05.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

The Toyota Sienna Uber lumbered to a stop just south of Wrigley Field as the Cubs put the finishing touches on the Pittsburgh Pirates. I hailed the r...

Oh No, There's an Adult Aboard

Greg Schwem | Posted 04.06.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

The two women strolled down the plane's aisle fully "babied up," my catchphrase for anyone traveling by air with an infant.

Why Should Every Woman Own One?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 01.28.2016 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why do we make New Year's resolutions?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 01.05.2016 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why is it called Thanksgiving?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 11.26.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Is Fox News Fair and Balanced?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 11.09.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Are British Accents So Sexy?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 11.04.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Didn't Princess Leia Ever Let Her Hair Down?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.20.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Do Women Spend So Much On Beauty Creams?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.17.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

...because they want to undo then resave.

Death March of the Seldom Used (But Very Cool Sounding) Food Appliances

Greg Schwem | Posted 10.07.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

In the basement laid a plethora of trendy food prep devices, now gathering dust. Some we purchased ourselves, others were gifts. All had two common denominators: An electrical plug and a history of disappointment.

Why Does the NRA Have So Much Power?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 10.02.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Do We Drink Coffee In The Morning?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.29.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Cameron Pig-gate Scandal -- I Talk to the Pig

Dan Miles | Posted 09.24.2015 | Comedy
Dan Miles

When asked how things were left with the Prime Minister after the night in question the Pig told us: "Me and big D stayed friends for a while, but we just drifted apart. It's sad, but, well, I guess it happens."

Why Is Love Blind?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.23.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Fellow Eighth Graders, We Need Your Vote

Greg Schwem | Posted 09.23.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

I sat on the couch as my daughter nervously glanced at a single sheet of notebook paper while struggling to maintain eye contact with me. A tiny bead of sweat danced across her brow, refusing to disappear.

Why Do We Kill With Kindness?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.20.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Are Some People Smarter Than Others?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.15.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Is Writing Important?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.13.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Do Vampires Sleep in Coffins?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 09.11.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Is the Sun Getting Stronger and Stronger?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.28.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Jeff Bezos, Please Check Your Inbox

Greg Schwem | Posted 08.27.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

So I guess it's time for me to send a few questions and suggestions Bezos' way. Maybe it will improve his reputation and force the New York Times to eat its words. I'll send them from my Gmail account proving my intentions to be friends with Bezos.

Why Is The Pen Mightier Than The Sword?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.17.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Do We Love Butter?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.12.2015 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Keep Your Innermost Secrets on Post-it Notes

Greg Schwem | Posted 08.05.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

We never bother to Google "Can you really delete a text message forever?" If we did, we'd discover a treasure trove of procedures for retrieving stuff we wish could vanish; some of those methods even include helpful YouTube videos to aid the technologically challenged.

This Selfie Stick Makes My Life Awesome!

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.31.2015 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

For a week I sat in a lawn chair next to our mailbox, waiting for the sound of the U.S. Postal truck. Or UPS. I didn't care who delivered it. But the wait was unbearable.