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Pre-Screening Applicants Takes Many Forms

March 6, 2015
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Pre-Screening Applicants Takes Many Forms

Job interviews are just like meeting your girlfriend’s parents for the first time – there are so many ways to blow it. One time I was interviewing for a job in Oregon. The interviewer led…

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The Bright Lights Of Bowling

March 6, 2015
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I went downtown to L.A. Live the other night to try out a cool nightclub called Lucky Strike that promised to be the “most exciting foray into chic entertainment,” but instead became a head-on collision…

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Lit-Errata

March 6, 2015
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Lit-Errata

For thirty years as a college literature teacher, I collected student gaffes that I thought were worth saving. I invite you to judge my teaching ability based on my students’ grasp of the material. The…

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“Crazy” Comedic Style of Neil Patrick Harris Wins at Oscars

March 6, 2015
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We are always thrilled when humorist, author and speaker June Cline visits HO.   Over two weeks later, I’m still thinking about the perfection of Neil Patrick Harris’s (aka, NPH) opening line in the first…

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Anarchists Take Break From Chaos for Week of Order

March 6, 2015
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Anarchists Take Break From Chaos for Week of Order

BOSTON.  Bike messenger Tyler Oberg and his friends are models of disaffected youth, with tattoos that will be impossible to conceal as they grow older and numerous body piercings that cause their net worths to fluctuate wildly in…

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This guy’s hair will NOT be receiving further updates.

March 6, 2015
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This guy’s hair will NOT be receiving further updates.

This guy used to forget what OS he uses. Now he just looks in the mirror and…

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My Kind Of Superpowers

March 5, 2015
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Never mind leaping tall buildings in a single bound, deflecting bullets with magic bracelets or having the strength to throw bad guys across the room. Here are a few of the superpowers I’d really love…

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Don’t Worry, We Have A Plan

March 5, 2015
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Don’t Worry, We Have A Plan

The Supreme Court is hearing a case that could upend the Affordable Care Act. If the court strikes down subsidies used by people in states with federally run exchanges, an estimated 7.5 million people could…

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Burritos or Betelgeuse……

March 5, 2015
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John and I were rumba-ing, quite nicely I might add, when my cell phone buzzed in my bottom. I was thinking I had the sexy rumba move down pat, but then realized it was my…

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CEOs Find Time Management Key to Horndog Lifestyle

March 5, 2015
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CEOs Find Time Management Key to Horndog Lifestyle

CLEVELAND.  Kyle Thatcher is, at 47 years old, the youngest CEO in the history of Prothonotary Bank & Trust Co., a sleepy institution he shook into profitability with innovations that rocked the staid banking community…

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Tangled Hanger Jags in My Closet

March 5, 2015
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Tangled Hanger Jags in My Closet

  I’m fairly certain where the evil elves go once they dig through my Christmas lights, that were put away so handsomely, and tie them into well knitted afghans.  They don’t go on the seasonal…

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You’re never too old for a haircut.

March 5, 2015
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You’re never too old for a haircut.

This guy is too old for his haircut:

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Have You Ever Noticed …?

March 4, 2015
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Have You Ever Noticed …?

Have you ever noticed that the people screaming about their right to free speech never listen to anyone else? Have you ever noticed that “breaking news” now means “here’s the next meaningless story or concocted controversy?”…

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Easy Ideas for Spring Planting Containers

March 4, 2015
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After this winter’s final (I’m sure of it!) vortex du jour, spring has arrived!  Sun and warm temps abound! It’s time to brighten up our houses with the best the season has to offer.  Here…

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Genghis Khan Heir Suing US Congress for Defamation of Character

March 4, 2015
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Genghis Khan Heir Suing US Congress for Defamation of Character

A New York City taxi driver who is descended from the Mongolian emperor Genghis Khan is suing the US Congress for defaming the character of his infamous ancestor. Ali Wilfred Starbucks Khan, a resident of…

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Another Mind Control Case Against the Kings of Cable

March 4, 2015
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Another Mind Control Case Against the Kings of Cable

It’s a snowy day in Boston–what are the chances of that?–so a good opportunity to catch up on the paperwork that piles up on the desk of your average entertainment lawyer, and sometimes on the…

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GOT SPAM?

March 4, 2015
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If I don’t clean out my SPAM folder regularly, it builds up like a mountain of junk mail. This triggers my OCD tendencies, forcing me to delete every item on the page until it’s clutter…

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They don’t call me Bill Y “fixer of dodgy clocks” Ledden for no reason.

March 4, 2015
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They don’t call me Bill Y “fixer of dodgy clocks” Ledden for no reason.

Jill Y and I had to attend a parent/teacher meeting thingy with our imaginary son. When we got there, the principal of the school asked if I knew anything about fixing dodgy clocks. I told…

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The Carbon Monoxide Caper

March 3, 2015
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The Carbon Monoxide Caper

Here it is only March, and someone came up with a bright idea to tackle spring housecleaning. Not that we couldn’t use a little tidy-up around the clubroom. However, when Madam walked in with a…

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Don’t let your dishwasher destroy your marriage

March 3, 2015
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Don’t let your dishwasher destroy your marriage

If you’re like my wife, then after you’ve been married for about two years, you probably realize your decision to get married was a serious mistake. Marriage is difficult, especially if your husband is a…

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The Economic Stimulus No One Is Talking About

March 3, 2015
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The Economic Stimulus No One Is Talking About

Sorry for the cheesy headline. But have you noticed the trend of adding “no one is talking about” to web-content headlines? The reader is supposed to think “Damn, if no one’s discussing it, this article must…

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