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Compare and Contrast (part five)

By |February 6th, 2013|

GANDALF vs. GANGNAM STYLE […]

Sylvia Woods: An Oral History

By |December 31st, 2012|

VAN WOODS, Sylvia’s son

Mom was a beautician by trade. She moved to New York in the ’40s (from Hemingway, S.C.) and got a job in a factory in Brooklyn. But the family was living on 131st Street in Harlem. […]

Compare and Contrast (part four)

By |November 19th, 2012|

JEREMY LIN vs. RON JEREMY […]

Compare and Contrast (part three)

By |September 17th, 2012|

PAUL RYAN vs. RuPAUL

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Compare and Contrast (part two)

By |July 18th, 2012|

FIG NEWTONS VS. NEWT GINGRICH

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Compare and Contrast

By |May 21st, 2012|

DON DRAPER VS. DON KING

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Interview with a London Cabbie

By |March 1st, 2012|

In most of the world, taxi drivers aren’t respected or admired. They’re tolerated as a necessary evil. People are just happy if a cab doesn’t smell like urine and they make it to their destination without being mortally wounded. […]

What the Kids Are Doing These Days: Extreme Ironing

By |February 19th, 2012|

History will be made this March at the Extreme Ironing Challenge in Hastings, New Zealand. Phil Shaw, the sport’s creator and undisputed champion, is staging a comeback. […]

What the Kids Are Doing These Days: Lobe Lifts

By |February 12th, 2012|

If you’ve worn earrings for any substantial amount of time, you may require immediate surgery. […]

What the Kids Are Doing These Days: Olympic Pole Dancing

By |January 20th, 2012|

Chris Rock once said that a father’s only job is to “keep our daughter’s off the pole.” But that could change if pole dancing, an activity once restricted to strippers, becomes an Olympic sport. […]

What the Kids Are Doing These Days: Barefoot Living

By |January 15th, 2012|

James Tierney of Kirkland, Washington, who also goes by the nickname “Barefoot James,” isn’t intimidated by signs warning “No Shirt, No Shirt, No Service.” That’s because he always carries a letter with him from the State Health Department, which he says explains that “the barefoot ban is a myth.” Tierney, like a growing number of barefoot aficionados across the country, are fighting every day for the right to exist sans shoes. […]

What the Kids Are Doing These Days: Facebook Rehab

By |December 31st, 2011|

Next to heroin and cigarettes, Facebook is probably one of the most addictive things on earth. And now it finally has it’s own rehab support group. Ironically, it’s on the Internet — FaceAnonymous.com — and many of its features are almost identical to the social networking site they’re purportedly helping you avoid. […]

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