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Seven years ago, when I was but a wee baby 24 year old in the 2nd year of my PhD program, I wrote a tongue-in-cheek, fart-joke-filled post..
The U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame sits high on a ridge off a highway in Eveleth, Minnesota. In front of the boxy building stands a sculpture of..
Thanksgiving has always been a sham. It’s built on a hoary bit of mythology about how important it was for Native peoples and America’s ea..
Hello, fellow sixth graders of Kew-Forest School. My name is Donald J. Trump, but you can call me Donny. I am eleven years old, I like rid..
Last night I went to a screening of O Brother, Where Art Thou? at Gold Medal Park in Minneapolis. I arrived late, picking my way through t..
Yay! Apparently, they are going to put a woman on the $20 bill sometime in the next 15 years. Girl. Power. Just kidding. By then almost n..
One year old: Not that old. As old as a baby that can’t say much or even walk that great, probably.
Two years old: Only slightly older ..
I was completely unsurprised, and glad, to learn that Harvard College has decided to rename its “House Masters” as “Faculty Deans.” The fa..
Some people are beautiful, symmetrical, smooth, and glowing. Some are off-putting, pocky, inexplicably lumpy, and faintly resemble a flesh..
1. Remember to lift your wiper blades if there’s snow in the forecast. Sometimes, you know there’s a real adult nearby just by looking at ..
It’s so hard to sleep
I, Jason Derulo, got the sheets on the floor
Listen to me, I’m Jason Derulo,
The first time I ever got on an airplane, it was to fly across the country and see Civil War battlefields. The second time, same thing. Th..