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Match.com Fails Greek Goddess

My sister describes her co-worker Celia as “Greek, in a goddess kind of way.” No one needs to see that everyday at her place of […]

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Pink Slime Isn’t the Most Disgusting Thing You’ve Inhaled

If you’re willing to eat a hamburger that costs a dollar, should it perturb you to find out that you’re getting more of the cow […]

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If Only All Women Could Be Half the Mother Julia Roberts Is

Oh, Julia Roberts, please shut up. No one is browsing People.com for parenting advice from you. I log on to rest my brain, and vote […]

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Is Amazon.Com Perfecting the American Sweatshop?

So Amazon.com is building a new warehouse in Middletown, Delaware, with a promise of more than 850 new jobs by September and potentially over 2,000 […]

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Why Are Young People So Angry?

I started out drafting a funny little sarcastic blog for today, but I can’t put my mind back to it; last Monday’s school shooting in […]

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A Consulting Firm Won’t Save Philly Schools

Here’s the walk that has to be walked by anyone proposing reform of the Philadelphia School District: Come out from behind desks and board tables, […]

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Honk If You Hate Bumper Stickers

For the longest time I thought the 13.1 and 26.2 oval stickers on the backs of cars were Bible verses. Then one day I was […]

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Isn’t February the Best Time to Think About Swimsuits, Gals?

On top of flash mobs, whooping cough’s comeback, and the mental picture of Newt Gingrich as a swinger, now there are omnipresent bathing suit catalogs. […]

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Chris Christie Is a Desperate, Desperate Man

In 1773, the colonists were so fed up that they dumped their tea in Boston Harbor in protest. More and more of their hard-earned money […]

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Admit It: You Couldn’t Care Less About Philly Public Schools

Last week, fellow Philly Post contributor Victor Fiorillo and I blogged about Joe Paterno’s death. We dared to come down on the side that the […]

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Grieving Penn Staters Need to Get a Grip

Joe Paterno wasn’t dead on Friday night, but Facebook was already glutted with nauseating tributes—one referenced the “sky crying blue tears.” Get a grip; he […]

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1 + 1 = 3? Eh, Close Enough. You Can Graduate!

This is a true story. I was teaching ninth-grade reading at William Allen High School in the Allentown School District. One morning, I was looking […]