Archive for April, 2001

Left of Center

Posted April 1, 2001 By Kevin Ott

Lots of times, political cartoons just manage to get me all peeved and make me throw the paper down on the table and want to just say “screw it all” and watch Friends just to avoid being a part of the political process. See, I hate political junkies. I hate TV pundits, I hate most […]

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Self-Help for the Rest of Us

Posted April 1, 2001 By Dave Thomer

Back when I was in college, the career guidance office was fond of pushing a book called What Color Is Your Parachute?, which was allegedly chock full of helpful advice for planning a career and hunting for a job. I don’t know for sure, as I never read it. I was a carefree, the-future-will-take-care-of-itself kind […]

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Locke, Stock and Barrel

Posted April 1, 2001 By Dave Thomer

I’ve always been fascinated with the uniqueness of our own experience — how the way things smell, feel, taste, and look to us is something that can’t help but be private. I can’t look through your eyes, you can’t hear through my ears . . . we have to use words and concepts that assume […]

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Self-Help for the Rest of Us

Posted April 1, 2001 By Dave Thomer

Back when I was in college, the career guidance office was fond of pushing a book called What Color Is Your Parachute?, which was allegedly chock full of helpful advice for planning a career and hunting for a job. I don’t know for sure, as I never read it. I was a carefree, the-future-will-take-care-of-itself kind […]

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A Healthy Paranoia

Posted April 1, 2001 By Pattie Gillett

Back in my college days (which are now embarrassingly long ago), my knowledge of con artists was limited to the three-card monte dealer a few blocks off campus who for some reason, always seemed to find a few marks among our students. Being a paranoid native New Yorker trained since my toddler days not to […]

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