Conjugal Forecasting, or: If Marital Events Were Reported Like the Stock Market

Howard Zaharoff

Wouldn’t it be nice if marital life could be summarized as neatly as financial news? It’s always amused me that financial reporters write as if all economic behavior can be reduced to a haiku-length recitation … Read moreConjugal Forecasting, or: If Marital Events Were Reported Like the Stock Market

Mother’s and Father’s Day Greeting Cards: Cost or Quality?

Howard Zaharoff

Greeting cards: Message quality varies with the cost When recently browsing the greeting cards rack, I discovered a disturbing trend: card prices continue to climb; and while cheap cards are available, the message quality varies … Read moreMother’s and Father’s Day Greeting Cards: Cost or Quality?

Excessive Subtitles: How the Current Trend of Overblown Subtitles Distorts the Truth But Could Lead to World Peace

Excessive Subtitles: How the Current Trend of Overblown Subtitles Distorts the Truth But Could Lead to World Peace

Bloated subtitles that over-promise and aggrandize the subject can get a bit annoying I appreciate that nonfiction publishers need to get more people out there buying books. But using bloated subtitles that over-promise and aggrandize … Read moreExcessive Subtitles: How the Current Trend of Overblown Subtitles Distorts the Truth But Could Lead to World Peace

1950s Science Flicktion, or The Creatures from Saran Rapp IV

1950s Science Flicktion, or The Creatures from Saran Rapp IV

Growing up with trite and mindless 1950s-style science fiction Star Trek, Terminator, X-Men… and today’s youth think they have it rough. Ha! They should try growing up with trite and mindless 1950s-style science fiction. Then … Read more1950s Science Flicktion, or The Creatures from Saran Rapp IV