I may be the only one, but I am not heartbroken about Gabor’s closing.
Before anyone calls me a blasphemer, I’ll establish something. I am one of those ‘suburbanites’ treated with such disdain by Gabor’s enthusiasts, and I’d rather some of you all back up a bit because you’re getting your indignation all over me. [...]
I hate it that I’m writing about Hurricane Katrina for 3rd graders six years later. I hate that I wasn’t writing about it when it was happening. I hate that now I have to write it stripped of the politics and devastation, just like I did with Jamestown. I hate that I feel like my [...]
NPR just posted an article discussing a study released recently. The study examined the heroism and selflessness exhibited by the employees of the Taj Hotel of Mumbai during a terrorist attack in November of 2008.
Here’s a link to the article on NPR.
Because many of the hotel employees stayed behind to aid their [...]
As a former employee of five different service or retail establishments, I wonder that people aren’t getting tired of Cinderella stories like Aimee Groth’s. How sad that to pay your rent in between gigs, you had to stoop so low as to work at a Starbucks, and then were apparently shocked to find out how [...]
Seeing the Twilight novels in the horror section of the used bookstore two days ago nearly drove me to leave without buying anything. Judging by the horror shelf in the used DVD section of Twist & Shout, the idea that the Twilight series ought to be considered horror because it is about vampires is a [...]
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