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On Bended Knee (or How Not To Propose Marriage to the One You Love)
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On Bended Knee (or How Not To Propose Marriage to the One You Love)

This humorously sad story appears in the book Men’s Comedic Monologues That Are Actually Funny by Alisha Gaddis. It is performed here by me, the author, as a way of editing it during the writing process. Everything in this story is true, unfortunately. I hope you enjoy On Bended Knee […]

The 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the End of Flood Insurance
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The 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the End of Flood Insurance

We don’t live in the 9th Ward. We don’t live in New Orleans, near the Gulf of Mexico, or within miles of a body of water of any note. And yet, a short while after Hurricane Katrina struck a decade ago, pummeling NOLA and the Gulf Coast like Ronda Rousey […]

Looking Foolish to the Crowd — A Life Lesson Under the Hood
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Looking Foolish to the Crowd — A Life Lesson Under the Hood

There was a Chinese symbol, written haphazardly in black ink, encased inside a cheaply made, 6×9 black plastic frame. It was one of my few prized possessions, so it came with me to Philly and hung bedside in my first two apartments and later, it made the trip to my […]

Trader Joe’s Recipe: Perline Pasta and Prosciutto in Maple Butter Sauce
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Trader Joe’s Recipe: Perline Pasta and Prosciutto in Maple Butter Sauce

This recipe is amazing, cheap, simple and fast. Here’s how to make Trader Joe’s Perline Pasta and Prosciutto in a Maple Butter Sauce. Start with these adorable little pasta purses from Trader Joe’s, bring to a boil as directed and while that Hot Water Magic (proper noun capitalization because that […]

Making My Debut on Esquire and Redbook in 36 Minutes Time
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Making My Debut on Esquire and Redbook in 36 Minutes Time

Yesterday was a pretty bizarre day. In the span 36 minutes, I was published on Redbook and Esquire. Yeah, THAT Redbook and THAT Esquire. Biz. Arre.

Can We Talk About How Crappy Target Kids Clothes Really Are?
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Can We Talk About How Crappy Target Kids Clothes Really Are?

I know, I know, I get it, they are too freaking cute: the 3/4 length leopard print tee for $7, the pseudo-inspirational female-empowerment text-based hoodie on sale for $12, the plaid skirts at $14.99, the ripped retro jeans for a few bucks more or less maybe if you use Cartwheel […]

You Can Take Your Participation Trophy And Shove It Into Your…
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You Can Take Your Participation Trophy And Shove It Into Your…

Ears. Shove it straight into your ears. What? Did you think I was going somewhere else with that? The Not-Its! “Participation Trophy” — their fine song from their fine album KidQuake! — is all yours for FREEEEEE right now as a clever and sensible reaction to Participation Trophy-Gate spurred on […]

How My Mom Became a Member of the TracFone Family
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How My Mom Became a Member of the TracFone Family

My mom already owns a cell phone. It has a tiny antenna. Need I say any more? As a result of her extremely lo-tech phone situation, she’s gotten into the habit of being one of those people who carries their tablet — and not one of the mini variety — […]

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