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A Writer's Guide - Part 5: Why "I'm Just Being Realistic" are the Worst Words in The English Language

Dan Miles | Posted 10.20.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

It's been ten weeks since my novel Filthy Still was released and nine since it went bestseller and I am no closer to figuring out how I managed it than I was eight weeks ago.

A Writers Guide to Being a Writer - Part 4 - Welcome to the Fourth Estate

Dan Miles | Posted 10.13.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

Kay, my acid-toned and perpetually vexed marketing guru, claimed this week that her daughter Lily was better at book marketing than I am. Which was a bold claim, considering Lily is two weeks old.

Fox Reflections: What Does The Fox See?

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Foxes don't seem to swim an awful lot. Suspiciously often I see them standing along the waterfront, though. So the question is....what are they doing ...

How To Kickstart Your Flagging Sex Life

Carol E Wyer | Posted 10.01.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

There was a time when it was considered inappropriate to discuss sex and sexual anxieties. Certainly, what you got up to in the bedroom was nobody's business but your own. You would probably rather have all your teeth removed with no anaesthetic, than admit to a complete stranger that your sex life had dried up.

What's Half of $33.35?

Tricia McCallum | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Tricia McCallum

Why are some people cheap? It's definitely not a gender thing. I've known incredibly cheap men and extraordinarily generous women. And the other way around. I just had coffee with a female colleague and when the bill came she said, "Oh, let's just split this. What's half of $33.35?"

A Writers Guide to Being a Writer Part 2: Networking - The Quiet Art of Making Yourself Sound Awesome Whilst Pretending to Listen to Someone Else

Dan Miles | Posted 09.22.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

It's not that I don't like talking to people; I was once a stand up comic, so I'm not exactly shy and retiring. It's just that it's so bloody soulless. Frankly I would rather gargle leftover lipo fat than network.

In the Future Everyone Will Own a Free U2 Album for 15 Minutes

Greg Mania | Posted 09.16.2014 | Comedy
Greg Mania

Now that you've deleted it let's stop focusing on trivial matters like what band bulldozes their way onto our playlists, and start focusing on the things that do matter -- like what could possibly be keeping Gwen Stefani from aging.

A Writer's Guide to Being a Writer: Part 1

Dan Miles | Posted 09.18.2014 | Arts
Dan Miles

Writers live a solitary existence, much like a tiger, but at least tigers get to meet other tigers during mating season.

Are You Ready for Aging?

Carol E Wyer | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

It is imperative you maintain a sense of humor. That will help you hugely since after all, getting older is not for sissies.

5 Differences Between The First Day of Senior Kindergarten and Junior High

Katia Bishops | Posted 09.02.2014 | Parents
Katia Bishops

"Are you excited about the first day of school?" asked no child ever. This is a question reserved for grownups.

How a Book Without a Single Teenage Vampire Became A Best-seller Through Word of Mouth

Dan Miles | Posted 09.02.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

A few weeks ago a book I'd written became a best-seller. As you can imagine I was pretty happy about this and proceeded to get roundly drunk and throw up in a pair of trousers.

How Worrying...Helps?

Sara Starkman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

To most of my friends and family -- OK FINE -- to all of my friends and family, I'm known as "the QUEEN worry wart" (tiny curtsy). I literally worry a...

Over-The-Counter ED Drugs Considered

Chuck Nyren | Posted 09.24.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

When you get older, things don't always work perfectly. Usually they work fine, but taking one of these pills is sort of like a tune-up for an old car that still runs but could use a tune-up. Nothing to be embarrassed about. You're just an old car. A classic car.

Why Not Wanting to Camp Doesn't Make You a Princess

Sara Starkman | Posted 09.21.2014 | Comedy
Sara Starkman

I mean, who doesn't want to try new things? The question is, however, do I want to do all of them again? The true merit lies in the willingness to try barbecued chicken testicles, not the eating of them every night. That's just weird.

Why Is It So Hard to Get Up in the Morning?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 08.16.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Do We Need Posters to Tell Us How to Feel?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.16.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Why Do Americans Love to Celebrate 5 De Mayo?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.05.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

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Country Quandary

Chuck Nyren | Posted 06.02.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

I am bucolically befuddled. As a newly minted ruralist, a rube's rube, not only my senses but my sense of justice are in chaos. Ahhh, for the simple life of the city!

Drink the World: Peru

Dan Miles | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Dan Miles

My head punished me for every single drop the following morning when if felt like someone was sat on my chest stabbing me in the eyes with knitting needles, but it was worth every second.

10 Tips to a Happier Menopause

Carol E Wyer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

For many, the menopause is certainly not a laughing matter but, armed with strategies and information to help combat certain symptoms and discovering the huge support network that is available for them, those ladies can have hope.

Ultimate Inventions for a Good Night Out

Dan Miles | Posted 04.01.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Imagine for one second what NASA, CERN, or, perhaps even Microsoft, could do if they were to spend just one lunchtime thinking about our evenings instead of space travel. Imagine how great a CEO would feel in his key note speech when he said, "Guys, no more hangovers, lets get loaded."

10 Inspiring Things Alcohol Has Taught Us

Dan Miles | Posted 03.07.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

All great heroes have regrets but still shoulder the burden of taking their rightful place in history, as must you. Bar room heroes of the world -- we salute you.

The 10-Million-Dollar Bra

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger In case you need to know exactly what the market will bear when it comes to lingerie, the answer...

The Best (Worst?) (Inappropriate?) Pope Swag in Italy

The GypsyNesters | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

Our most recent trip to Italy included a stop in Rome where we had a day planned to take in the Eternal City's most treasured sites. And we spent way too much time distracted by the somewhat odd souvenir tributes to the new Pope.

How I Won't Joke About Muslims

Matt Kirshen | Posted 06.11.2013 | Comedy
Matt Kirshen

Recently, Ann Widdecombe argued that Christianity and Jesus have come in for an unfair amount of abuse in recent years from comedians and comedy shows. Which is nonsense. Absolute nonsense.