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 … Read more Jackie Kennedy, Marge Simpson & Longevity: What I Learned from Magazines This Week
‘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 … Read more Seven Things I Learned About David Letterman from Jason Zinoman’s Book
I think of my car as my pocketbook on wheels, but I have a clean conscience about it. Have you ever noticed that when a friend offers you … Read more My Car Is As Clean As My Conscience
Cell Phone Echolalia may be spreading! I propose a new medical condition, which I’m calling Cell Phone Echolalia. Cell phone echolalia causes the sufferer to repeat everything a … Read more Are You Troubled by People Who Blather on Their Cell Phones in Public?
Just how long should neighbors leave their Christmas lights up? One of my favorite Holiday Season pastimes is driving around admiring Christmas lights. In other words, wasting lots … Read more When Should the Christmas Lights Come Down?
Having an affair without having ‘actual sex’? Yeah, right. When I stumbled upon evidence that the man I’d loved and trusted for 20 years had a secret girlfriend … Read more Not Sure If You’re Actually Having Sex? I Can Help!
Wherein librarians tackle tasks that weren’t in their job descriptions at the library. We librarians are expected to check out your books and answer your reference questions, but … Read more Just Another Day at Your Local Public Library
The Donald plays ‘Who Wants to be a Vice Presidential Candidate?’ By Janet Golden and Roz Warren Donald: Carly? It’s The Donald. I’m sounding out possible running mates. … Read more Listen in: The Donald Woos VP Choices Just Prior to Announcing!
A review of a book by Gina Barreca What kind of woman would write an essay from the point of view of a female orgasm? That would be … Read more Gina Barreca asks, ‘If You Lean In, Will Men Just Look Down Your Blouse?’
Bone density advice from your prune-eating, leaping librarian For my last annual check-up, I had a bone density scan and got a nasty surprise. Like far too many … Read more Leaping Librarian!