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Dave Astor: A Journalist's Journalist

Don McNay | Posted 11.28.2012 | Media
Don McNay

Dave's beat allowed him to have close interactions with columnists like Ann Landers, Dear Abby, Walter Cronkite and just about every cartoonist who has ever walked the planet. He writes about those people and experiences in Comic (and Column) Confessional.

National Bathroom Reading Month: 10 Best Books For Your Loo-brary

The Kansas City Star | Coupon Sherpa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The average American spends anywhere from 700 to 2,000 hours on the toilet throughout their lives. While cavemen were relegated to counting rocks to p...

Who Called Ms. Manners?

Simon Maxwell Apter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Simon Maxwell Apter

Are New York Times readers, and ESPN viewers really well-served by commentaries that essentially boil down to, "Don't be rude; it's not really helpful to anyone?"