Yes, Mr. Baldwin. Using those words really does make you a homophobe.
What can I say? I thought it looked cool at nineteen.
In which I respectfully disagree with Prof. Hanley
I plowed through Double Down, which I recommend if you are one of the relative few who belong both to the set of people who like politics and the set of people who are not put off by tittle-tattle and long-winded descriptions of a win-at-any-cost mentality.
You’re an idiot, Hugh.
Will Maine elect the first openly gay governor?
A loathsome practice goes the way of the dodo? About time.
Tonight, tonight… I’m changing the station
Home, home where I wanted to go
With apologies to those readers who know this all too well, one of my three sons, James, has a Ridiculously Rare Chromosomal disorder.
Cucumber or lemon?
You say you’d like to breathe? Splendid. That will be $100, please.
So. Washington, D.C. has this football team. And it has a name. Some people want to change this team name, as it is flagrantly racist. I must say, seems rather reasonable to me. We live in the DC area, and I will not buy team jerseys, gear, etc. for my sons (Go Ravens!). Yet it…
Every cloud has a silver lining. Even the one that he kicked up.
A Facebook friend, and fellow female professor, recently made a status update that mentioned that her students call her “Mrs. X.” She is unmarried and has a doctorate. She signs her emails with “Dr. X.” I sign my emails to students with my first name (sig file beneath has “Rose Woodhouse,” no “Dr.” or “PhD”).…
Why does James Franco make people so angry? I’m glad you asked, Karina
Scream away, feel free. But at Ibsen, not at me.
You’ve graduated from medical school? Congratulations! Now hit the books.
What?!? You mean it’s NOT the happiest sound goin’ down today?
There are still unifying forces in American popular culture. Don’t believe me? Try missing a few.
Russell Saunders, master diplomat
Cold and flu season is coming. Why is the FDA making the treatment potentially more dangerous than the illness?
Life is better with Shugo Tokumaru
I’m pretty sure my friend is going to get her clock cleaned. I’m going to vote for her anyway.
Bethenny Frankel is famous. Won’t someone please help me understand why?
Adoption can be a painful process and a heart-breaking decision. That doesn’t mean it’s not the right one.
Eight shiny brass monkeys from the ancient, sacred crypts of Egypt. Or at least that’s how I learned it.
How one patient changed my mind
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor, Mr. Robertson
Who’s the Wedge Antilles in the “Star Wars” of your life?
Why must pop culture equate growing up with a girl’s sexual availability?
Gonna take a whole lot of pixie dust to lift the racism out of Disney’s “Peter Pan”
Doctors can be kind of nutty. Please tell me we’re not alone.
Or, What I Did on My Summer Vacation
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Kent — I hope you’re as excited by the new school year as I am. We’re so glad to have little Clark back at Smallville Elementary! I’m sure he’s going to love second grade. I’m writing to ask if you could please send a copy of his vaccine record to school…
The guy who gets to the front of the line at Starbucks and still hasn’t made up his mind is totally asking for it.