I love Scrabble and its online knock-offs. At any given time, I have around a half dozen games going in both Lexulous and Words With Friends, and I am known to see a word and think, “That would make an excellent triple word score.” My least favorite tiles are C and V. They should be […]
America’s Obsession with Obsession
We used to be obsessed with perfection. In the ’60s our favorite shows were Leave it to Beaver and Father Knows Best, sitcoms that promoted a family ideal where the biggest problem was whether the Beav might mildly disappoint his mother and father by forgetting to share. Even the mold-breaking and offbeat I Love Lucy […]
Why I’m a Foodie
I’m not here to defend being a foodie, because I don’t think it needs defending. But enough people seem concerned about my fixation with food that I thought I’d spell it out nice and clear. Here, in brief, is why I fucking love food.
Happy Monday, Persephoneers! Hope everyone had a great, relaxing weekend, or at least got to sleep in a little. We’re all back at work, so here’s a two-tiered LTP to kill a little time between tasks.