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The New Pope Is A Mensch

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 05.14.2013 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

It feels once again that a pope is about to let fresh air run through every aspect of the Church. He may transform its grinding politics, financial imbroglios and leadership vacuum. He has the ability to deal directly with the serious sins of the recent past and clean house. Let the wind blow!

How to Marry a Mensch: 10 Dating Tips for Singles

Robin Gorman Newman | Posted 04.09.2013 | Books
Robin Gorman Newman

When I was single, the last thing I expected was to one day be offering advice on the subject of How to Marry a Mensch, the title of my latest book. B...

Why We Need Shirley MacLaine, and Billy Wilder's The Apartment More Now than Ever

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.09.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

Perhaps this morality tale will cheer up a few folks who are out of work in the big city...things could be worse, you could still be working for some schmuck, dating some jerk, serving the corporate beast.

Just Listen - 10 Ways to Recognize a Jerk

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

A jerk is a know-it-all who doesn't know what he is talking about. They are able to carve a wide path through the serenity in your lives because you are so aghast by their outrageous behavior.

To My Fellow Jews, Stop Naming Diseases After Ourselves, Oy Veh!

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Francesca Biller

With the anti-Semitism I sometimes hear, I ask this instant that Jewish doctors think twice naming an illness after their surname, except if it is a good one -- disease that is.