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Category Archives: Recommended Reading/Viewing
Ruth Reichl, former editor of Gourmet magazine, was interviewed on the Harvard Business Review’s podcast this week. In the course of 14 minutes, she said: “Women leaders are more practical than men.” Women are more sensitive than men to the … Continue reading
Will my daughter miss out on the culture of cruel pranks and purposeful, public embarrassment because she is a girl? If so, I’m sad. Also, why?
Men can somehow be incredibly cruel to one another, in a very protracted and public ways, and not damage their friendships at all. Pranks are accepted in male culture. They are encouraged. Embraced. They may actually serve to strengthen friendships … Continue reading
I know. I couldn’t believe it either. But this photo (did you even think it was a photo?), which you have probably seen a thousand times (the Windows XP default wallpaper), is the real thing, unadulterated and untouched in any … Continue reading
This is undoubtedly the worst Wheel of Fortune performance of all time. This poor guy will never live this down. He will never forgive himself. First one million dollars. Then a car. Then $7500. It’s hard to watch, unless of … Continue reading
A beautiful campaign, followed by a brilliant response to a bunch of bigots. Bravo, Honey Maid. Graham crackers may have the consistency of drywall, but they taste delicious, and Honey Maid is now my permanent graham cracker of choice.
Unnecessarily dangerous. Two perfect words to describe this. I’ve never been the safest person in the world, but this is stupid and ridiculous.
I find this oddly calming and impressive. Perhaps I could learn to do this in a day or two, but it would take me years to come up with a system as elegant as this. Street typography from Tom Williams … Continue reading
No, it’s not the best. Don’t even joke about it.
When you care enough about the lady in your life to purchase an app and automate your expressions of affection
It’s really not a bad idea. I didn’t purchase it, but I understand why someone would.