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This Is Why Plumbers Rule The World

Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I had to smile when a colleague emailed that she had to work from home that day because she needed to wait for the plumber. She's a virgin home owner, which is to say that when she and her husband bought their first house just a few months ago, she hadn't a clue what bidding adieu to a landlord meant. Mostly what it means is that you spend a lot of time waiting for plumbers.

Finally, a Hot Shower

Myra Demeter | Posted 05.18.2014 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

I always loved a good hot shower -- there's nothing better than a hot shower after a vigorous workout or dance class.

I'm With Stupid: Eating Out of Toilets and Other Cultural Norms

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

OK, folks, enough is enough; this sort of behavior has got to stop, pronto. As recently as July, in the very headline of this column, I admonished you...

Austero-Erotic Fantasies for the Elites, Terror for Everyone Else

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Austerity economics is a proven failure which benefits the wealthy and brings misery to everyone else. Who'll tell the voters, if Democrats won't?

College-Educated Flock To Skilled Manual Labor

washingtonpost.com | Carol Morello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

They started out studying aerospace engineering, creative writing and urban planning. But somewhere on the path to accumulating academic credentials, ...

Over A Thousand Vie For Plumbers Union Apprenticeship

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Over a thousand New Yorkers filled the streets of Queens this weekend in the hopes of receiving a coveted plumbers union apprenticeship. People waite...