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I pride myself on some outstanding pranks over the years. True moments of embarrassment and surprise perpetrated on my closest friends and colleagues. Nothing has ever come close to this. This is truly the greatest prank I have ever seen and probably ever will see.

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I’m always a little excited about the new school year, but that excitement is always tempered by the fact that it spells the end of my summer vacation. This is apparently not the case for my daughter, who just began her last year of preschool  (though in fairness, she only had a week of vacation,…

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My friend (and fictional character), Mrs. Gosk, has a tradition of giving me a new pen at the onset of every new school year. This year she has outdone herself, introducing me to a product that I did not know existed.    To think that I could’ve spent my childhood free of the smear of…

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George Zimmerman has asked that the state of Florida to reimburse him for up to $300,000 for expenses he incurred while successfully defending himself in court after shooting and killing Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman has a good chance at recouping these losses. Florida law requires the state to cover some legal costs for defendants who are…

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A reader once accused me of being materialistic after I wrote about my lack of a favorite number, specifically criticizing me for saying that when it comes to my salary, my favorite number is the largest number possible. You can read about that debate here if you would like. After refuting the charges of materialism,…

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A friend sent me this, saying it made him think of me. “Me?” I asked. “Not you,” he said. “The exact opposite of you.” This made a lot more sense to me.

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