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Speed-Dating With the Supreme Court

November 13, 2017
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In the case of Bilski and Warsaw v. Kappos, Justice Stephen Breyer asked counsel whether he could patent a method of teaching that would keep 80% of students awake and Justice Sonia Sotomayor asked if…

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I’m not a professional Pizzathologist but whoever ordered this pizza forgot to add cheese and sauce and pineapple…

November 13, 2017
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Spotlight on Stacey Roberts – Author of “Trailer Trash with a Girl’s Name – Father Figures”

November 11, 2017
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Excerpt from Trailer Trash with a Girl’s Name – Father Figures   Tin Cup on Prison Bars   I had more sidebar conversations with law enforcement before the age of sixteen than a hustling middle-aged criminal…

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Why, Exactly, Did the Octomom Feel the Need to Get Artificially Inseminated?

November 11, 2017
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The ‘Octomom’ probably wouldn’t have had much trouble getting inseminated naturally Yes, this is a picture of the Octomom, aka Nadya Suleman, she of the cheaper by the dozen fame, having given birth to the…

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Things Runners Hate:

November 10, 2017
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Things Runners Hate:

Non runners who, with superiority, say “running is bad for your knees you know” (it’s not). Other runners that pass on the left without announcing themselves (I don’t have eyes in the back of my…

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Among the Battling Subway Poets

November 10, 2017
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A program called “Poetry on the T” places poems on Red, Green and Orange line subway trains in Boston. wbur.org “I think that I shall never see–hey, watch it pal, that’s my knee!”   I’ve…

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Moment In Time

November 10, 2017
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Moment In Time

Dear Internet, THIS PICTURE… THIS PICTURE is photographic evidence that can be used to pinpoint the exact moment that I finally lost it…   Regards, The Legend

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Curious George Meets the 21st Century

November 9, 2017
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We all grew up with children’s story books that used cute anthropomorphic characters and bright colors to impart cautionary advice or morality tales. One of the most beloved of these characters is Curious George, the…

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The Sacred Trust of the Break-Room

November 9, 2017
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I love the work break-room.  It has free coffee, a fridge, and a sink I am not responsible for cleaning.  I can also find refuge from my boss and any other person I don’t want…

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To Your Health!

November 9, 2017
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Staying healthy means making the right choices, like choosing not to eat that fourth bag of pork rinds.  Here are some of the issues our readers faced this month. Dear To Your Health: I have warts…

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Put On Those Running Shoes and Meet Roger Hollis

November 9, 2017
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  Today is launch day for the funny and encouraging book entitled Running Log  by teacher, veteran, cartoonist and all around good guy Roger Hollis. If you are thinking about running or an experienced runner,…

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It’s been a hard day’s night and I been working like a dog…

November 9, 2017
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Dr. Nancy Berk’s Las Vegas Comedy Month: Bet on These November Shows to Rock The Strip!

November 8, 2017
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What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas. And that’s a good thing when you’re talking laughter and it’s positive side effects. In fact, the impact of great humor can last longer than a…

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Dead Boyfriend Club Helps Distaff Poets Get Serious

November 8, 2017
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.  elena gotchko is the editor-in-chief of plangent voices (“upper-case free since 2003!”), a literary quarterly whose mission is to bring difficult, even impenetrable verse to its readers, but she’s tearing her hair out…

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I Just Took A Peek At My Ex-Boyfriend’s Online Dating Profile

November 8, 2017
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The first thing I noticed was that all of the flattering photos he’s posted of himself were taken by me. In the photos, Mike looks like the man I saw him as — clever and…

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The Perfect Gift

November 8, 2017
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Do you know someone with kids? Do you despise them more than Leo DiCaprio hates bears? Why not get them the perfect gift?

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Turning Their Guns Into Plowshares

November 7, 2017
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In a surprising and eloquent speech before the media today President Select Trump offered new and unexpected opinions on the horrific mass shooting that shocked Texas and the world on Sunday. Going against the major…

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Vintage Stuff

November 7, 2017
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Today I am grateful for vintage stuff.  And I’m getting rid of 5 bags.  Okay, “vintage” might be a bit of an exaggeration.  Let’s call it old crap that I have been moving seasonally from…

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The Seattle Seahawks’ Secret Weapon: ME

November 7, 2017
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I’m a huge NFL fan. I root for the Seattle Seahawks because I live in the greater Seattle area, so it’s the law. The Seahawks have been one of the best football teams in the…

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For One Actor, Health Club Videos Fill Mid-Career Hole

November 7, 2017
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BOSTON.  Jed Kraznow “had a good run,” in his words, as a loveable teenager appearing in several direct-to-video gross-out films that appealed primarily to the all-important adolescent male demographic, including “I Saw You Scratch Yourself”…

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There comes a time in every dude’s life when he runs out of gel and has to put a little moose in his hair…

November 7, 2017
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