I’d Be Happy To Date You When Hell Freezes Over: Online Dating Turnoffs

Roz Warren

One single librarian’s collection of online dating turnoffs Shirtless pics. Headless pics. Bathroom selfies. Gym selfies. Anything camo or Trump-related. Any photo of a guy with a fish or a dead deer. Spelling mistakes and … Read moreI’d Be Happy To Date You When Hell Freezes Over: Online Dating Turnoffs

Silent Noodles, Swimming Pools and the ACLU: What I Learned from Magazines this Week

Roz Warren

Among the wisdom dispensed by magazines this week are these gems: The correct term for mobile phone separation anxiety is nomophobia. (Time. 9/4/17) Henry David Thoreau was fond of belting out sea shanties at parties. … Read moreSilent Noodles, Swimming Pools and the ACLU: What I Learned from Magazines this Week

Fat Cats, Happiness and Laptop Love: What I Learned from Magazines This Week

Roz Warren

What I learned from magazines this week The Utah State Attorney General’s office recently stated in a court filing that there is no constitutional right to marry a laptop. (Time, 6/19/17) Smartphones are spreading head … Read moreFat Cats, Happiness and Laptop Love: What I Learned from Magazines This Week

Bookmarks from Hell: A List of Unsavory, Alarming and Downright Nasty Things Librarians Have Recently Found in Library Books

Roz Warren

Stuff you don’t usually find in library books, and definitely don’t want to. A dead frog A used band-aid A squashed and leaking Ketchup packet Bedbugs A tampon Toe nail clippings Dozens of baby roaches … Read moreBookmarks from Hell: A List of Unsavory, Alarming and Downright Nasty Things Librarians Have Recently Found in Library Books

Laughing All the Way to the 2020 Election with the Help of Comedy News

Roz Warren

Q: Could I stay well-informed if 100% of my news consumption was via comedy news? After President Trump was elected, my first impulse was to spend the next four years cowering under the bed, whimpering. … Read moreLaughing All the Way to the 2020 Election with the Help of Comedy News

Jackie Kennedy, Marge Simpson & Longevity: What I Learned from Magazines This Week

Roz Warren

What I learned from magazines this week The title of the overdue book returned to a public library in San Francisco 100 years after it had been checked out? Forty Minutes Late. (Readers Digest, 04/17) … Read moreJackie Kennedy, Marge Simpson & Longevity: What I Learned from Magazines This Week

Seven Things I Learned About David Letterman from Jason Zinoman’s Book

Seven Things I Learned About David Letterman from Jason Zinoman’s Book

‘Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night,’ a book about David Letterman by Jason Zinoman David Letterman felt that it was important to have guests who annoy the public because “it feels good to scream at … Read moreSeven Things I Learned About David Letterman from Jason Zinoman’s Book

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