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Jen Anderson
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Hey, Hey, We're The Boomers
IFC has been showing The Monkees TV series, which just may be the silliest, stupidest, most fun TV show ever. But... I'm having trouble reconciling my love for The Monkees with my annoyance at the entire Baby Boomer generation. Since the media tends to forg...
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Stop Making Me Defend Snoop Dogg
Mont Saint Michel, but it could be Kings Landing People are making fun of Snoop Dogg or Snoop Lion, or whatever he's calling himself these days for saying that Game of Thrones is historically accurate. Fans of the show love to make fun of other fans who mis...
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Knitters are Doing It For Themselves
I was
knitting at a party, keeping my hands busy and out of the potato chips when Sal,
a man I didn’t know well, asked me why I was bothering. If I wanted a sweater,
why didn’t I just go to the store and buy one? Anyone who
knits in public is bound to get t...
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Why I'd Rather Rent in NYC than Own Anywhere Else
Note: I wrote this several years ago, but the sentiment stands. And considering the rising rents and housing prices in Brooklyn, a lot of people agree with me. After 43 years as a middle-class woman in NYC, I've seen the housing market fluctuate as
much as ...
Note: I wrote this several years ago, but the sentiment stands. And considering the rising rents and housing prices in Brooklyn, a lot of people agree with me. After 43 years as a middle-class woman in NYC, I've seen the ...
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Appeasing The Wolf
This post originally appeared on The Famished Freelancer on 12/3/13. Back in 2008, when the economy went to Hell (again), I knew it was time to hunker down. I'd switched to freelancing, which was great for my sanity, but not my checking account. But I didn'...
This post originally appeared on The Famished Freelancer on 12/3/13. Back in 2008, when the economy went to Hell (again), I knew it was time to hunker down. I'd switched to freelancing, which was great for my sanity, b...
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The Imaginary Mexican Lasagna
This post originally appeared on The Famished Freelancer on 11/19/13 I used to make a dish called  Mexican Lasagna   pretty regularly. It was one of those casseroles in   Cooking Light magazine   that you an throw together by opening a bunch of cans. Perfec...
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Those Fucking Duggars
So, a member of America's Freakiest Family was a child molester when he was a child himself (and may still be for all we know). Color me unsurprised. Since I read about this over a year ago. (The current furor is prompted by In Touch magazine obtaining lega...
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A Tale of Two Cookbooks
With luck, my couscous will look like this. Last week, I read this essay by novelist Michael Chabon about a family trip to Morocco. Long story short, they ate so much couscous that they managed to get bored of it. It's been ages since I've eaten couscous, s...
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Sitcoms
I had a great idea for a blog post, but it was right before bed, so I didn't write it immediately. Then I remembered it while messing around on Twitter. So I just tweeted about it instead: Eddie Huang is pissed off that the sitcom version of his life doesn'...
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Marital Discussion - Bunny Foo Foo in the Zombie Apocalypse
My husband stayed up later than usual so we could watch the season finale of The Walking Dead close to live. Because he knows what's good for him. (Side note the first: Monday morning, my FB news feed was not full of spoilers, which it totally would've been...
My husband stayed up later than usual so we could watch the season finale of The Walking Dead close to live. Because he knows what's good for him. (Side note the first: Monday morning, my FB news feed was not full of spoile...
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Who Would You Poison & What Food Would You Use?
This post originally appeared on my defunct food writing blog, The Famished Freelancer, on 11/26/13. Photo credit: Andrew Kuznetsov A friend of mine shared this news story with me about a teaching assistant who tried to poison a couple of teachers (on multi...
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My Family, Ladies and Gentlemen
As you know, my sister-in-law is with child . She and my brother make stuff from wood . Also, they don't live anywhere near most of the rest of the family. That's about all the context you need to understand this recent Facebook conversation (comments by sa...
As you know, my sister-in-law is with child. She and my brother make stuff from wood. Also, they don't live anywhere near most of the rest of the family. That's about all the context you need to understand this recent Faceboo...
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