Since motherhood I have become quite the fan of a list. It helped to provide a daily routine and structure. If anything all those sleepless nights and years of breast feeding gives one time to think and to dream.
First of all, stop writing lists! Wow, that's going to get the ire of the Motivational Brigade! Particularly at this time of year when the internet i...
I've compiled a list of the albums I've enjoyed most this year. I wish you many wonderful record store bargain bin finds in the New Year.
What exactly makes someone The Worst Human Being Ever? Isn't it kind of a subjective, opinion-based thing like topics such as your favorite baseball team, movie, abortion, or your favorite candy bar?
I make lists. It is part of who I am when I am manic. I have always made lists and they vary in complexity and their relationship to reality depending on my ascent into mania.
All great authors know that a killer first line is almost more important than the first few pages, and authors put in hours of work just to get the right sentence on paper.
1. We're more likely to be cry-laughing than popping champagne as we hit that deadline. We have to say goodbye to some of our very favorite people. ...
Straight ladies, if there's any chance your evening will end up in a sleepover, transform your purse into a make-shift washbag. Even if there isn't a snowball's chance in hell you'll be getting nooky tonight, carry these items with you anyway -- because the best hook-ups happen when you least expect them.
Okay, you see the above image? It's a poster of an elephant. And with it, you know exactly what you're getting: an elephant. No surprises, so everyone's happy. Movie marketing doesn't always work this way.
Whoo hoo, fall is here! Actually, fall really isn't here ... I live in Texas and we're still wearing shorts and opening our windows. It's really funny to watch the climatized Texas bundle up when the temps hit the low 80s, though. We're out of the 90s, so bring on the winter wear, baby!
Whatever your understanding of the definition is, the stereotypical soccer mom lives up to her name as a woman who always has her shit together. She is hot with a body to match, she can juggle multiple children and equipment with ease.
When the dog bites, or the bee stings, or I'm feeling sad, Maria has a number of solutions. But not all favorite things are created equal. Here, we rank them from least to most helpful in a tough situation.
3. Nobody is going to enjoy their goddamn coffee before we address the fact that he wants the soft blue pants with the white string.
Sure, realizing Rugrats was filled with sex jokes might put a slight dent in your childhood memories, but let's have a look at some things that actually will ruin your childhood as it happens.
Not everyone likes to read romance. In fact, a lot of people like to poke fun at the genre and those who enjoy it. Then there are others who pretend they don't read it, or those who actually do read it, but only to talk about how much they didn't like it.
At the National Book Review, we are platform agnostic, though we have a soft spot for print (our logo is a manual typewriter). But in this week when they are suddenly out of favor, Noah Benjamin-Pollak offers, in rant form, 10 reasons to love e-books: