Not bathing for a week may do the same thing; repel people. It’s the side effects that make it less than desirable. Do people bother you? Do you find youself in a situation where you’d just like to get rid ...

So, you think your point of view is reasonable and accurate? Dennis knows better. Many years ago I read a Dennis the Menace cartoon that was so funny and insightful that I never forgot it. Why? The “Perspective Lesson.” Do ...

I’m not a blonde, though I’ve been one a few times. Some of my best friends are blonde. I can’t be the only one who’s noticed that television news is being infiltrated by blonde bombshells (contrasted in flavor by an ...

Nothing improves without change. Is monogamy working? Are the economics sound? War in Chechnya has harmed everyone. Separatist rebels and the Russian army. Men. There are fewer men to go around. Is it time to look at polygamy to balance ...

Comedy moves faster than network news. It’s the speed of laugh. Vice President Cheney took a shot at a lawyer, and cartoonists all over the country breathed a sigh of relief (and stopped working on Holocaust cartoons). What about comedians ...

How can they listen to tens of thousands of contestants and still pick some who cannot sing? I watch American Idol. I like American Idol. With the first four contestants dropped from the Top 24, I’m convinced the contest is rigged. Does ...

Missing gold in the grasp: youthful foolishness or the nature of the game? I’ve been watching the Winter Olympics from Turin, Italy. I’ve decided that if hot-dogging ever becomes an Olympic sport, Lindsey Jacobellis could be a gold medal winner. ...

Microsoft needs to show more concern for the individual customer. What I think of Microsoft is a matter of public record. Interestingly, what Microsoft thinks of me is on the record, too. They think I’m a thief, stupid, and a ...

What’s becoming of the world today? Is it good? Is it bad? Or is it just us? America. The land of the free, home of the brave, and birthplace of crazy lawsuits, and double-standards. The 21st century is off to ...

I’m thinking twice about drinking bottled water. It’s in the numbers. More bottled water begets more bottles than water. Billions and billions of bottles of water. And bottles. Where will this end? A recent news article brought attention to the obvious. We’re ...