Marilyn. Just Marilyn.

December 6, 2014
Well before "celebrities" adopted the conceit of using only a single name, one need only say "Marilyn" and the world knew the reference was to Marilyn Monroe.  Because...

Fox’s Utopia nowhere near a perfect society

September 13, 2014
I'm a big fan of social experiments, so one of my most fun classroom activities in the college business classes I taught--on teamwork-- involved having the class work as...

Book Reads to warm you

September 3, 2014
Not to rush the season, but can we talk about winter, and the pleasures of curling up with an afghan (hound or blanket, you choose), a cup of tea and a great book?  And...

The complicated story of a Roy Orbison concert

May 30, 2014
Who doesn't love Roy Orbison's Pretty Woman? The first few bars of the song, a hit in  1964, defined my young adolescence. And the Traveling Wilburys were a particular...

Oh for a book

May 26, 2014
Rumor has it that Barnes and Noble is on its last leg. Some are wondering if their stores will be around to see the new year ring in. It's ironic that the big chains...

Serving life

May 18, 2014
Serving Life. It's the name of a moving documentary about a hospice program at Angola State Prison in Louisiana.  The program was the brainchild of the prison warden,...

Saying goodbye to Dr. Christina Yang

May 16, 2014
I knew this day would come, eventually: the day we'd have to say good by to Dr. Christina Yang on Grey's Anatomy. "We've only got two Kleenex boxes near the TV," my...

Genius. Just … genius.

May 15, 2014
Who among us hasn't wanted to dress Jesus? For the price of just a few lattes, you can. This fabulous magnetic Jesus comes with a complete wardrobe — Jesus as surfer...

Going back in time

May 14, 2014
There was once a day when we knew the model and make of every car on the road. Including this iconic finned Cadillac Coup de Ville that we spied while out on errands a...

It’s National Masturbation Month

May 7, 2014
Let's pretend he's our age. But if you're younger: In the interests of equal opportunity: or this one I try to acknowledge the month every year. If you'd like...

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