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Experiencing a Coup On Vacation: Adventure Travel Runs Smack Into Real Life

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.

No Slump Then, No Slump Now! Why Comparing Cumulative Weekend Box Office Makes No Sense

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.26.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

There is a reason I never discuss how well a respective weekend performed compared to the same weekend last year or the year before. It's irrelevant.