Onto The Sickening 16

What’s worse: a processed rib meat sandwich or a weird smell? That is one question Third Month Mania voters will now have to answer. To refresh your memory, Third Month Mania is an online bracket game by the folks at The Daily Show where we everyday Americans get to weigh in, not on college basketball,…
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Can’t Say No? 5 Strategies That Will Kill Your Inner People Pleaser, And 1 Powerful New Word You Need To Learn (Besides NO)

As Ado Annie in the classic movie “Oklahoma” Gloria Grahame told us “I Cain’t Say No!” She sang about how she couldn’t reject a suitor’s attention. For many of us not in Oklahoma in the 19th century, rejecting a sweet-talking Persian merchant isn’t the issue. It’s rejecting the assertive neighbor lady who wants us┬áto be…
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About America’s Favorite Easter Candies

Did you know there is a Facebook page dedicated to people who hate Peeps? That’s intense. I can understand a page dedicated to hating liver and onions or lutefisk, but picking on the poor old Peep seems a little extreme. By most accounts, Peeps, a sugary, marshmallowey concoction shaped to look like a chick or…
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Third Month Mania – First Round Winners

Okay, Third Month Mania players, the first round is history and we have our winners. If you have no clue what I’m talking about be sure to read my last post which tells you all about Third Month Mania, The Daily Show’s new game that allows you to weigh in on all of the things…
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Attention Fellow Midwesterners: Jello Isn’t Salad

Let me start by saying, I’m proud to be from the Midwest. I’m sensitive to the comments about this being “flyover” country and nearly decided to boycott incoming Daily Show host Trevor Noah when I read about tweets he made about ignorance here. (We do have that here, of course, but I’d like to point…
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