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Can We Not Think Pink?

(0) Comments | Posted May 12, 2010 | 3:33 PM

Sunday, I watched the Mets lose to the Giants. Not quite the Mother's Day gift this baseball fan was hoping for, but at least my team put on a good show, especially with many of them swinging pink bats. They lost by an honorable 6-5.

The pink...

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He "Will Be Missed." Yeah, By Whom?

(11) Comments | Posted March 2, 2010 | 10:22 AM

Forget mindfulness, that living in the moment business. How can we take pleasure in the scents and sight of the Capresso dribbling latte when we know we're due for so much obligatory sorrowing? So much missing to do! Google "will be missed" if you're dubious and see the nation's to-do...

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He "Will Be Missed." Yeah? By Whom?

(12) Comments | Posted March 1, 2010 | 9:26 PM

Forget mindfulness, that living in the moment business. How can we take pleasure in the scents and sight of the Capresso dribbling latte when we know we're due for so much obligatory sorrowing? So much missing to do! Google "will be missed" if you're dubious and see the nation's to-do...

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The Not-So-Mystifing Mystery of Northwest 188

(4) Comments | Posted December 8, 2009 | 7:39 PM

For a mystery writer like me, much of the why the plane overshot Minneapolis by 150 miles conjecture has been deeply unsatisfying. Like "The pilot and copilot got preoccupied with smarmy online videos/labor-management" theory or the "They fell asleep" hypothesis. Several people I spoke with posited the Lost Boys had...

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RIP VIP: We Will Always Love You Michael... Or at Least Until Next Tuesday

(33) Comments | Posted July 8, 2009 | 4:53 PM

Let's get it over with: Michael Jackson was a magical entertainer. Okay? You only had to see him to know it was true. Now that I've established my pop culture bona fides, let me also say he was a creep, a likely pedophile, a drug addict, a plastic surgery junkie,...

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The Shmegege Vote: 2008

(150) Comments | Posted August 21, 2008 | 2:22 PM

shmegege [shmeh∙geh'∙geh], noun: Yiddish word meaning buffoon, idiot, ignoramus

A whispering campaign might be better because that would connote shame, or at least discomfort. Instead, anti-Obama e-mails -- by Jews, for Jews -- continue to make the rounds:

Don't believe the Christian business because he really is a Muslim;

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