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Cool or Not Cool?

Sometimes my kids ask me questions that rattle my mind like a cold, brass church bell, like when my teenager riddled me this: “Why don’t old people at least try to be cool?” Read story.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Fatherly Lessons

I suppose they were reasonable things to come from a father’s mouth. Still, they took me by surprise. Read story.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Size 10s Need Not Apply

Earlier this month, a baker’s dozen of single-and-searching women paid actual money to attend a Manhattan matchmaking event called Skinny Minny Speed Dating. Read story.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

One Tyke, One Teen

By the time I emerged from the light but still unpleasantly wet mist of 1st-grader care it was too late to have children who would ever want to ride the same rides at Disneyland Read story.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Indecent Exposure

Online porn is beckoning our teenagers from their laptops, iPhones, and tablets; X-rated Web sites are causing me to curse technology and pine for the good old days. Read story.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

“Coregasm”

I feel a lot of different things when I exercise, but what I never, ever feel is toe-curling ecstasy. Read story.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Mommy Porn

It’s being called “mommy porn” by even the soberest of news media — so naturally I had to check out E.L. James’s erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey. Read story.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Good-Bye, Private Parts

From the auto-fill feature in our Web browsers to the cameras installed at stoplights, our privacy is receding faster than a naked girl can scramble from the swimming pool into a towel. Read story.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

‘Om’ Em Gee: I Did Naked Yoga

Were my unbelievably cute yoga top and super-flattering yoga pants a moisture-wicking but zen-preventing barrier to yogic understanding? Read story.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

After-School Gospel

Christian evangelism group is recruiting young souls in our public schools. Read story.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Three Little Words

I say “I love you” all the time, but it’s different now. Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Kristy McNichol Is Gay

In a rational world, we wouldn't give a flying rainbow flag what a gal does to get her bell rung now and again. Read story.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Your Child, Your Mouthpiece

One of the unspoken reasons people have children is so we can feel like we're populating the planet with people who think like we do. Read story.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Dear Santa

I took the liberty of scratching out a last-minute wish list, on the off chance that you care. Read story.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Urine for a Treat

It seems I sprung a wee leak. And being neither a potty-oblivious infant nor a nursing-home resident, I’m confused. Read story.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
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