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About a Purse

Ann Lewis Hamilton | Posted 03.11.2015 | Women
Ann Lewis Hamilton

Clearly in denial, I put the purse over my arm and modeled it in front of the bathroom mirror. Soft leather, the right size, perfect. When I put the purse back on the kitchen counter, I realized my sweatshirt smelled like fish and chemicals. So did my hands.

The 12 Weeks of Christmas for Underachievers

Magnolia Ripkin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Magnolia Ripkin

Christmas party invitations long ago accepted now require clothing that fits. Your choices are: go to the party looking like you crammed yourself into a sausage casing, or stay home swearing a blue streak while putting up your Christmas tree. Both options end in alcohol and bad food choices.

If You Hate Christmas, This Is For You

Posted 12.05.2012 | Comedy

If you're already feeling sick of Christmas, we've got the supercut that gives voice to your disgust. Here's almost every possible version of Ebenezer...

Above the Fold-In: Al Jaffee Shares His Secrets

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dan Lybarger

In 1978, Al Jaffee got me into trouble with my fifth grade teacher, and I've been grateful ever since. I thought his series on dealing with dog dro...

NYC Concert Review: Arctic Monkeys at Terminal 5

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

Arctic Monkeys have already conquered their homeland, and as evidenced last week, they're slowly gaining momentum in the states.

Bull Dinky From National Geographic

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen C. Rose

The Religion Code is a little piece I did a while back to flag the shameful pandering of mass media in dealing with Christian themes. Religion in itse...

McCain Salutes Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream" Speech

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

McCain: I have a dream that one day all men will live out the true meaning of my creed: "We hold these first wives to be self-evidently dump-able (especially if they have gained a lot of weight after a severely disfiguring car accident).

McCain's MLK Moment: "I Have A McDream!"

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

"I am grateful for the fact that I have a wonderful life. I spent some years without a kitchen table, without a chair, and I know what it's like to b...