Mr. Creeping Hands, Gum-Popping Granny and Crabby Newspaper Guy: Welcome to Your Local Library

Roz Warren

Giving difficult patrons funny nicknames is a “library thing.” At the library where I work, we have an incredibly challenging patron whose imperious demands, unpleasant attitude and relentless sense of entitlement annoy and depress us … Read moreMr. Creeping Hands, Gum-Popping Granny and Crabby Newspaper Guy: Welcome to Your Local Library

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

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