Reading with Scissors

August 17, 2011


Speaking as a Chicagoan, here’s hoping readers of this publication heed the advice.

November 9, 2010

Oh, the profundity

October 18, 2010

In India, better beat the kids while you still can

April 15, 2010

Head lines

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January 17, 2010

Loads of something

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As W would say, “Just send cash.”

July 21, 2009

Homeland Security slippers

Paper slippers at airport security. Just another reason to hate Osama Bin Laden.


May 10, 2009

How to live 200 years

Yeah, the herbs probably helped, but the post-it nails it. Woulda’ been nice if he’d used a condom or two along the way.


April 25, 2009

Mr. Twinkie’s House

Mr. Dewar could never have known, living in his Oak Park bungalow, the significance of his invention. If only Mr. Twinkie had married Mrs. Slinky, she could have hyphenated her name to Slinky-Twinkie.


January 29, 2009

Blago leather sale

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A limited-time offer.


January 14, 2009

The passing of the Slinky mogul

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 We lost a lot of giants in 2008. Paul Newman played with race cars but thanks to Ms. James, the rest of us had the Slinky. Toy magnates lead the most interesting lives.


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