Monthly Archives: September 2011



If you’re unhappy with Facebook’s changes, don’t despair. (Or do, but do it quietly, then take action, then share!) Help is usually a search-engine word or two away. If you’re not browsing in Firefox or […]

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If it’s not mostly quarters, is change just unnecessary weight and an unsatisfying jangle? We’re used to doing the things we do the way we always do them. We’re efficient—and complacent—that way. Most of us […]

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a bouquet of words—with a stamp: an open letter to jon stewart

Dear Jon Stewart, Mock all you want, but Senator Claire McCaskill is right. While, as the Jewish mother of a 13-year-old girl, I applaud McCaskill’s public calling out of her daughters, I defend her today […]

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