In the old days, kids got BB guns for two things: shooting birds in the yard and then sobbing and swearing never to shoot anything again when their fathers forced them to watch as they mercifully ended the bird's life that took a BB to the eye (ahem) and for protecting their families from Black Bart ... More >>
The presidential campaigns are ramping up, even though the heavy action doesn't come until after the conventions and Labor Day.
But while we still have time, perhaps it's best to take one last look at White House activity that doesn't include attack ads, policy positions or focus-group polling.
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Even though John Hughes had not made a decent movie since 1991's Dutch (missile twisters FTW) when he died one year ago today, the world still mourned the loss of one of the best filmmakers to ever take on the human experience. Hughes may have only dealt with dysfunctional Midwesterners, but ... More >>
Halloween is coming, and that means many, many costuming mistakes will be made by normally sane adults. To help stop this scourge, each Thursday we will be offering tips and analysis of what to avoid, or possibly what to do. Check out past entries here, here and here.
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