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Archive for March, 2010

11 violations of the man book

I wrote in my column yesterday about the book “Undateable: 311 Things Guys Do That Guarantee They Won’t Be Dating or Having Sex.”

I also promised to reveal my 11 violations. It’s a day late, but here they are: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, March 25th, 2010
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I couldn’t resist

I just got back from my fourth trip to DMV in a week (and, yes, there will be a fifth soon, because DMV employees automatically tell you something different every other time you show up and wait many hours for their attention).

But that’s not what this is about. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010
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The Story of Stuff

The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c
Annie Leonard
www.colbertnation.com
Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor Health Care reform

You may have already seen the video – since it has millions of YouTube hits and she was on the Colbert Report - but it’s important and even kind of shocking. Even for those who already know the planet’s going to hell in a handbasket. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010
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Me: The line at DMV is so long …

Everybody: How long IS it? Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, March 22nd, 2010
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A congressman worth liking …

I just found the following story on the wire. And I think I finally found a politician worth liking …

Posted on Friday, March 19th, 2010
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More on being different …

I wrote a column that runs in the paper Sunday - but online right here –  about my stepdaughter, and how she’s wonderfully unique, which hasn’t been a problem until very recently … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, March 19th, 2010
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Alex Chilton

Paul Westerberg is probably drinking more than usual tonight. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, March 18th, 2010
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Florida vampire running for president

Finally, a candidate with teeth. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
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I’m mean to Corey Haim

I’d already had the obligatory Corey Haim discussion this morning before my colleague Laura Casey came in. So when she sat down across from me, fired up her computer, and made a startled noise upon discovering Corey Haim was dead, I made a couple mean jokes. Because, as many of you know, I’m insensitive. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
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Rush to leave U.S.?

As someone who has been screwed by insurance companies (I’m currently paying a multi-thousand-dollar bill for something I was told was approved, then was denied … after I was treated), I’m all for heath care reform. Even if, unlike all the blowhards screaming on either side, I admit to not understanding all the details. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Tuesday, March 9th, 2010
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