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Bad News, Folks: Your DVDs Have Finally Gone Elderly

Well folks, the dreaded day has come. Your big huge movie collection? The one you’ve spent more than a decade accumulating through impulse-buys and Christmas presents and permanently borrowing from friends? Useless. Paperweights, all of them. Dvds have finally gone … Continue reading

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Using a Flamethrower to “Shovel” Snow

Intimidated by the thick coat of snow over your driveway? Does your lower back ache just thinking about what’s in store? Well, maybe it’s time you went up to the attic and grabbed grandpa’s old WW2 flamethrower and put that … Continue reading

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How to Use Hyperbole to Mask Your Ignorance

Ever get caught in a situation where you can’t tell if the other person’s being serious, or if they’re simply that dumb? Maybe they make a wild claim about how many cars could probably fit into an average 7-Elevan parking … Continue reading

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All’s Well That End’s Well: Bittersweet Music and End Credits

I’m listening to the Beatles’ “Baby You’re a Rich Man” right now, a song which I always used to consider one of the filler tracks on Magical Mystery Tour. In fact, if the Beatles needed to cut one of the … Continue reading

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How Paperbacks Kick Hardcovers’ Ass

Why do hardcover books generally cost more than paperbacks? Yeah yeah, I get that they’re more expensive to print and all that, but still. On a practical level, you’d think it should be the other way around. Because is it me … Continue reading

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Knowing What I Know Now, I’d Become a Fourth Grade God

I’ve already talked about my thoughts on the back-to-school season. Here’s the Cliff Notes: I think it stinks, even if you no longer have any connection to a public or private school system. Just the vibe stinks. That summerkilling vibe. But … Continue reading

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Why Being a Cop Probably Sucks

To be police officer. Got to be the worst job you can have. Really. Not that it’s not a noble and important profession where you get to eat a lot of donuts—it totally is. Cops are a good thing. Batman … Continue reading

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Why You Probably Shouldn’t Bother with “Coffee Naps”

So apparently “coffee naps” are a thing. Scientists have been recommending them lately as the ultimate power nap. And it’s exactly what it sounds like. You chug a cup of coffee (lukewarm or cold, I’d imagine) and then you take … Continue reading

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Munchkin Madness: The Flakey Majesty of Chocolate Glazed Munchkins

Next time you go to Dunkin Donuts, here’s what you do. You buy the coffee and/or doughnut you went there to buy in the first place, and then you tell the guy, “Oh yeah, and throw three glazed chocolate munchkins … Continue reading

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Why Back-to-School Season Sucks for Everybody

Three constants in the world: death, taxes, and the fact that back-to-school season sucks. For kids, for teachers, for parents, even for bachelors with no remaining ties to a school system. There’s a sinking feeling when you start hearing those … Continue reading

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