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Look at me
Being married might signal the end of romantic pursuits, but does it have to mean the end of flirting?
by David Valdes Greenwood
from July 18, 2003

A river runs through it
A man. A woman. A canoe. A fight.
by Kris Frieswick
from July 11, 2003

Cock Talk
How I became a Dick Lit author without even trying
by Steve Almond
from July 04, 2003

Psyched out
Who knew that a little cheap soothsaying would turn out to be so costly?
by Alan Olifson
from June 27, 2003

Yucking it up
You like it. I donít. Now what?
by Rebecca Wieder
from June 20, 2003

Call me dated
On the eve of my wedding, hereís what I can tell you about playing the field
by Kris Frieswick
from June 13, 2003

My spam, myself
Is whatís been landing in my inbox lately a reflection of who I am?
by David Valdes Greenwood
from June 6, 2003

Board meetings
My online social life has everything I could wish for
by Chris Wright
from May 30, 2003

Bomb la France
With Iraq defeated, the allies need to find a more suitable target. Did someone say bonjour?
by Steve Almond
from May 23, 2003

Householder etiquette
Householder etiquette
by Kris Freiswick
from May 16, 2003

Inner divide
Despite its allure, it just ainít easy being bi
by Jay Jaroch
from May 9, 2003

Love letters
Iíve always sworn to keep my romantic life out of my writing. Now if only I could keep writing out of my romantic life.
by Rebecca Wieder
from May 2, 2003

Writing sex
In which the author offers 10 guiding principles to the would-be pornographers among you
by Steve Almond
from April 25, 2003

Manic panic
Did I have more energy when I was single, or was I just afraid of missing something?
by Kris Freiswick
from April 17, 2003

Rock íní rolled
One night of karaoke, and Iím suddenly on the injured list
by Alan Olafson
from April 10, 2003

Running to stand still?
If Iím trying to simplify my life, why am I making things so complicated?
by Chris Berdik
from April 3, 2003

Running to stand still?
If Iím trying to simplify my life, why am I making things so complicated?
by Rebecca Wieder
from March 27, 2003

In memory
I've had a great life, I think
by Kris Frieswick
from March 20, 2003

Fear itself
Be it at the hands of a homicidal maniac or by a misadventure with a stick of gum, every day, I die
by Chris Wright
from March 13, 2003

Wholly matrimony?
More and more often, the words ĎI doí are the beginning of something that wonít last till death do they part: The starter marriage
by Kirsten Marcum
from March 6, 2003

Kids aren't us
You think you want children, donít you? Thatís because you havenít really spent any time with them.
by Steve Almond
from February 27, 2003

Viva Las Booty
It took the City of Sin to show me the beauty of curves
by Kris Frieswick
from February 20, 2003

Duty calls
A day in life's ultimate wating room
by Rebecca Wieder
from February 13, 2003

Cold snapped
Are you someone who runs outside when it starts to snow? Who loves to bundle up? Thereís a name for you people: Snowhole.
by Steve Almond
from February 6, 2003

Dress for egress
Fashion and etiquette tips for the indicted
by Kris Frieswick
from January 30, 2003

Spared change?
Despite how it seems, moving away from my hometown hasnít stopped time
by Rebecca Wieder
from January 23, 2003

If the feds start reading my e-mail, alerts may fly
by David Valdes Greenwood
from January 16, 2003

Notes from a former anti-bride
Be careful what you donít wish for
by Kris Frieswick
from January 9, 2003

Age inappropriate
Maybe eternal youth isnít all itís cracked up to be.
by Chris Wright
from January 2, 2003

Say you want a resolution?
Well, you know, we all want to change our world. Except me.
by Steve Almond
from December 26, 2002

Only a dream
Should you apologize for something you did in a nightmare?
by Kris Frieswick
from December 19, 2002

A few good men
These days, Ďmalenessí is all the rage. On television, that is.
by Jay Jaroch
from December 12, 2002

Getting personal
Looking to meet someone? That ad is probably not going to help.
by Tamara Wieder
from December 5, 2002

Call it sleep
Sometimes the simplest addictions are the hardest to kick
by Kris Frieswick
from November 28, 2002

Car talk
Welcome to traffic school, where youíll learn how to diagnose your own brain damage
by Steve Almond
from November 21, 2002

Logical or not, the opportunity to find out what others think of us is a temptation thatís hard to resist
by Rebecca Wieder
from November 14, 2002

Gotta have faith?
When science explains, the believers dig in
by Kris Frieswick
from November 7, 2002

Sad campaign
Are we voting for governor or Cutest Couple?
by Jay Jaroch
from October 24, 2002

Trick or freak?
The game plan. The race. The haul. The consumption. In the good old days of Halloween, it was all in a nightís work.
by Steve Almond
from October 24, 2002

My left hand
When appendages take over
by Kris Freiswick
from October 17, 2002

Donít ask, donít tell
I admit it: I own two televisions. You probably donít own any. And I donít want to hear about it.
by Tamara Wieder
from October 10, 2002

Pension for stupidity
What happens when a dork like me tries to make sense of my 401(k) quarterly statement?
by Steve Almond
from October 3, 2002

The plunge
When standing still is no longer an option
by Kris Frieswick
from September 26, 2002

Soy bomb
Notes from an unrepentant carnivore gone organic
by Jay Jaroch
from September 19, 2002

Change of fools
My two cents? Itís time to retire the penny. And while youíre at it, you might want to reconsider the nickel.
by Steve Almond
from September 12, 2002

Oh, baby
How to preserve a friendship with someone whoís spawned an ugly child
by Kris Frieswick
from September 5, 2002

2002: A cell-phone odyssey
Weíre intoxicated by new inventions. But sometimes progress can be problematic.
by Rebecca Wieder
from August 29, 2002

The view from on high
Fulfilling a childhood fantasy in the cab of a locomotive
by Ted Drozdowski
from August 22, 2002

Taking stock
Uncovering the real drivers of the marketís rise and fall
by Kris Frieswick
from August 15, 2002

Short subject
As if my 20s werenít hard enough, now Iím shrinking
by Chris Berdik
from August 8, 2002

Mapping my jeans
Notes from a life in denim
by Ron Fletcher
from August 1, 2002

Gimme space
Why sewing rooms and workshops werenít such a bad idea
by Kris Frieswick
from July 25, 2002

Counting sleep
Staying up late in search of what Iíve missed
by Rebecca Wieder
from July 18, 2002

Dating geeks for dummies
Iíve suddenly realized that compared to my girlfriend, I no longer seem quite so geeky
by Joe Lavin
from July 11, 2002

Tracks of my tears
The battle of the sexes stops just shy of the tissue box
by Kris Frieswick
from July 4, 2002

On the job
Beware who you ask for help with finding summer employment
by Camille Dodero
from June 27, 2002

The lost world
When my stuff disappears, couldnít it at least send a postcard?
by Rebecca Wieder
from June 20, 2002

Defusing the F-bomb
When the foul-mouthed are forced to swallow their words, can anything but indigestion result?
by Kris Frieswick
from June 13, 2002

The only way up is down
When it comes to writing a memoir, the worse things get, the better they are
by Chris Wright
from June 6, 2002

Suddenly laptop
A full-blown Romantic finally succumbs to the wiles of computer composition
by David Valdes Greenwood
from May 30, 2002

Invasion of the boyfriends
Be careful what you wish for
by Kris Frieswick
from May 23, 2002

Fame and misfortune
On pirates, People, and a Celebrity Dog
by Rebecca Wieder
from May 16, 2002

About the Boy
Heís stupid, noisy, skittish, and messy, but I wince at the thought of losing my new friend
by Chris Wright
from May 9, 2002

Whoís afraid of ghosts?
The body may age and wrinkle, but the teenager in us never dies
by Kris Frieswick
from May 2, 2002

Plastic makes perfect
An easy answer to your credit-card woes: Do nothing
by Melissa Houston
from April 25, 2002

Love thy neighbor?
Adventures in city living
by Rebecca Wieder
from April 18, 2002

Blowing smoke
When a kidís whining trumps civil rights, can Armageddon be far behind?
by Kris Frieswick
from April 11, 2002

Shock, therapy
We werenít prepared for the seven-year itch. And we werenít prepared for what it would take to fix it.
by David Valdes Greenwood
from April 4, 2002

Fear factors
The more time I spent looking at a list of phobias, the more things I found to be afraid of
by Chris Berdick
from March 28, 2002

Drive, she said
Before you get him into the sack, get him behind the wheel
by Kris Frieswick
from March 21, 2002

Literary labors lost
On being a freelance writer over 40 in a retracting economy
by Ken Capobianco
from March 14, 2002

Last dance
A bachelor contemplates the lure of the couple
by Ron Fletcher
from March 7, 2002

A beautiful bind
New cures offer hope of fixing what ails us. But why do some treat them like an insult?
by Kris Frieswick
from February 28, 2002

Taking license
Thoughts on the emotional task of changing my driverís license
by Dorie Clark
from February 21, 2002

Life in the Google age
Search and ye shall receive
by David Valdes Greenwood
from February 14, 2002

Clear and present danger
Tips for navigating the Valentineís Day gift minefield
by Kris Frieswick
from February 7, 2002

Mommy (and daddy) dearest?
Living with (or without) your partnerís parents
by Charyn Pfeuffer
from February 1, 2002

My forbidden, savage love for Ron Popeil
by Kris Frieswick
from January 25, 2002

Hundreds of condo open houses later, one thing is clear: Theyíre all ridiculously overpriced
by Joe Lavin
from January 18, 2002

Bumper crop
Advertisements are everywhere. Do we really need them stuck to our cars, too?
by Noah Bruce
from January 11, 2002

Think thin
Selected tactics for surviving the post-holiday poundage
by Kris Frieswick
from January 4, 2002

Bench marks
Even if youíre not a criminal, going to court can be a trial
by Chris Wright
from December 28, 2001

The business of strangers
Could I have done anything to help Shannon Sharpe?
by Tamara Wieder
from December 21, 2001

A little dated
If multi-dating is the way itís supposed to be, why do I feel so guilty?
by Kris Frieswick
from December 14, 2001

This land is your land
Living ó and learning ó as an American abroad
by Christie Taylor
from December 7, 2001

Enduring idle
Living in the shadow of John Cusack, Everyman
by Ron Fletcher
from November 30, 2001

Hardly knew ye
Just when you think you know someone, you donít.
by Kris Frieswick
from November 23, 2001

Sounds of silence
Confessions of a mute protester
by Rebecca Wieder
from November 16, 2001

Touched by something
Some people find solace in Touched by an Angel. I find porn.
by Christopher Harris
from November 9, 2001

Quiet hours
Learning to live without TV
by Kris Frieswick
from November 2, 2001

I think Iím paranoid
When vigilance becomes entrapment
by Camille Dodero
from October 26, 2001

There goes the bride
I donít have to get married to symbolize my commitment to a relationship
by Charyn Pfeuffer
from October 19, 2001

Sea to shining sea
Seeing this great land of ours ó the hard way
by Kris Frieswick
from October 12, 2001

With friends like these
When your bosom buddies make more money than you do, a night on the town can be a traumatic affair
by Charyn Pfeuffer
from September 14, 2001

Showers predicted
Why should pregnant women and engaged couples have all the fun?
by Kris Frieswick
from September 7, 2001

Of spines and spinelessness
Behind the scenes at the library book sale
by Ron Fletcher
from August 31, 2001

Slacking off
Inside the mind of a pants-loser
by Nina Willdorf
from August 24, 2001

The poop
Confessions of an urban dog-walker
by Christopher Harris
from August 17, 2001

Call me
When the phone doesnít ring, youíll know itís him
by Kris Frieswick
from August 10, 2001

Separate ways
Divorce, love, loneliness, and the benefits of a roll in the hay
by Chris Wright
from August 3, 2001

Daly double
Getting a haircut like MTVís Carson Daly changed my life ó whether for better or worse remains to be seen
by Andrew Weiner
from July 26, 2001

Lunatic fringe
Sure, actions have consequences ó but no one knows what all the consequences might be
by Kris Frieswick
from July 19, 2001

High infidelity
As a former president might have said, it all depends on what your definition of Ďcheatingí is
by Charyn Pfeuffer
from July 12, 2001

Mixed emotions
Revisiting youth as captured on cassette
by Ron Fletcher
from July 5, 2001

The purge
The emotional trauma of cleaning out the closet
by Kris Frieswick
from July 5, 2001

Food fright
Why some things just shouldnít be eaten
by Chris Wright
from June 21, 2001

Speed limit
Getting the caffeine monkey off your back
by Sam Walters
from June 14, 2001

Playing the numbers game
by Kris Frieswick
from June 7, 2001

Unpretty in pink
Though fashion and music trends would have it otherwise, Iím not going back to the í80s
by Charyn Pfeuffer
from May 31, 2001

Distance is relative
My second cousin is on TV! And she has no idea that Iím alive.
by Camille Dodero
from May 24, 2001

Boyfriend Roadshow
Whatís your man really worth?
by Kris Frieswick
from May 17, 2001

Road kill
For all their Ďbad driving,í Massholes actually have a plan and an objective
by Nina Willdorf
from May 10, 2001

Mixed emotions
Revisiting youth as captured on cassette
by Ron Fletcher
from May 3, 2001

Note to self
The less we change, the more we stay the same
by Kris Frieswick
from April 26, 2001

Work it, girl
I wanted to be a writer. If only Iíd known about all the jobs Iíd have to take along the way....
by Sara Houghteling
from April 19, 2001

Why is his hair so much more perfect than mine will ever be? And why do I care?
by Dan Tobin
from April 12, 2001

Counter intelligence
Learning to embrace the moron within
by Kris Frieswick
from April 5, 2001

Donít cry for me, Dolly Parton
A womanís love-hate relationship with her large breasts
by Charyn Pfeuffer
from March 29, 2001

Whatís in a name? You donít want to know.
by Andrew Weiner
from March 22, 2001

Lying down
Why Iíd be a terrible spy
by Kris Frieswick
from March 15, 2001

Counter intelligence
Learning to embrace the moron within
by Chris Wright
from March 8, 2001

Burp and be free
Itís not crude; itís a blow against puritanical repression
by Kris Frieswick
from March 1, 2001

Into the wild
Observing the natives in their natural habitat
by Kris Frieswick
from February 15, 2001

Sorry state
The magical power of apology
by Kris Frieswick
from February 1, 2001

Hip to be dull
Break out the cribbage boards and fondue sets
by Kris Frieswick
from January 19, 2001

No great shakes
What happens when two hands collide?
by Scott Kathan
from January 12, 2001

Too close to call
And you thought the presidential race was a nail-biter
by Kris Frieswick
from January 5, 2001

Working it
Giving the office your personal best
by Nina Willdorf
from December 29, 2000

I, Prudius
In which our protagonist realizes she ain't seen nothin'
by Kris Frieswick
from December 22, 2000

Tree of shame
Oh, the guilt of coveting the festive conifer
by David Valdes Greenwood
from December 15, 2000

Rear Window redux
It's just like The Real World, but without the stupid conversations
by Kris Frieswick
from December 8, 2000

Obscenity laws
The proper use of improper language
by Chris Wright
from December 1, 2000

Home empty home
Reality-based home renovations for the busy single professional
by Kris Frieswick
from November 24, 2000

Thumbs down
Urban hitchhiking: an idea ahead of its time
by Andrew Weiner
from November 17, 2000

Thanks 2000
E-mail breeds familiarity breeds contempt
by Kris Frieswick
from November 10, 2000

Nice guys finish vaguely
by Nina Willdorf
from November 3, 2000

The vicious circle
You love him, he loves her, she loves . . . etc.
by Kris Frieswick
from October 27, 2000

Fantasy bites
Coming to terms with the best of all possible worlds
by Chris Wright
from October 20, 2000

Return of the TFBs
Quick -- unleash the hounds
by Kris Frieswick
from October 13, 2000

On bringing home the bacon, frying it up in a pan, and topping it with a nice demi-glaze
by Nina Willdorf
from October 6, 2000

Junk man
Portrait of the author as a pile of third-class mail
by Stephen Heuser
from September 29, 2000

Dating for gold
In some Olympic events, carrying the torch is a bad thing
by Kris Frieswick
from September 22, 2000

Heart of Palm
Come, join us, and know the power of the Palm Way
by Kris Frieswick
from September 15, 2000

The power of denial
Whatever happened to the happy hangover?
by Chris Wright
from September 8, 2000

The power of denial
It's the hottest new coping mechanism -- order yours today!
by Kris Frieswick
from September 1, 2000

Hey, baby, live here often?
The 'mating game
by Nina Willdorf
from August 25, 2000

The boss of me
Why do we all turn into 15-year-olds around our parents?
by Kris Frieswick
from August 18, 2000

The alone ranger
Does being by yourself make you a loser?
by Kris Frieswick
from August 11, 2000

Le wow
If France is so great, why don't they have a word for `kick ass'?
by Kris Frieswick
from August 4, 2000

Just swell
The injury that dare not speak its name
by Chris Wright
from July 28, 2000

Really mad libs
Breaking up is hard. But it's easier with a template.
by Kris Frieswick
from July 21, 2000

Buzz me
Who says drinking and dialing don't mix?
by Michelle Chihara
from July 14, 2000

Real-life Survivor
Some game shows I'd really like to see
by Kris Frieswick
from July 7, 2000

Gibe talking
Am I an evil person, or do I say the wrong things for the right reasons?
by Chris Wright
from June 30, 2000

The saunterers
I'll take rush-hour traffic over pedestrians any day
by Kris Frieswick
from June 23, 2000

Critical mess
The fine art of pulling disorder from chaos
by Todd Pitock
from June 16, 2000

Small beer
Why alcohol and kids should mix
by Kris Frieswick
from June 9, 2000

High-pro gloat
There's only one thing to say about the protein-diet fad: Pass the bread!
by Gloria Fallon
from June 2, 2000

Cereal lust
Not just for breakfast anymore
by Kris Frieswick
from May 26, 2000

Shopping dropout
Life without the shopping gene
by Kris Frieswick
from May 19, 2000

Farewell, 90210
My life with Brandon, Dylan, and the gang
by Sam Pfeifle
from May 12, 2000

Dot-comic relief
Reasons to be glad the bubble is bursting
by Stephen Heuser
from May 5, 2000

That's smokin'
Are cigarettes still bad for you if you don't pay for them?
by Kris Frieswick
April 28, 2000

A tradition that needs some retooling, so to speak
by Michelle Chihara
from April 21, 2000

Stuff it
The things we leave behind
by Kris Frieswick
from April 14, 2000

Oh, boycott
David versus Federated Department Stores, Inc.
by Stephen Heuser
from April 7, 2000

Phone hex
Love in the time of telecom
by Kris Frieswick
from March 31, 2000

TV, guide
Living by the light of the tube
by Jumana Farouky
from March 24, 2000

Time out
This is not my beautiful demographic
by Kris Frieswick
from March 17, 2000

The crying game
Sometimes you can't beat a good manly blubber
by Chris Wright
from March 10, 2000

Now that's rich
Who wants to marry a famillionaire?
by Kris Frieswick
from March 3, 2000

Morphine fan
My new faith in chemicals (and other miracles of modern medicine)
by Michelle Chihara
from February 25, 2000

Air quote me
Harmless finger twitch, or the decline of Western civilization?
by Kris Frieswick
from February 18, 2000

Heart attack
Up with romance! Down with Valentine's Day!
by Stephen Heuser
from February 11, 2000

Dream on
A look at the nightmares that bind us
by Kris Frieswick
from February 4, 2000

Happy 21st!
The best of our brilliant century, so far
by Stephen Heuser
from January 28, 2000

Thong thang
In praise of bottom floss
by Kris Frieswick
from January 21, 2000

Getting stuffed
When did owning things become a substitute for living?
by Stephen Heuser
from January 14, 2000

Mind warp
The Internet is turning me into a 21st-century pain in the ass
by Kris Frieswick
from January 7, 2000

Bad is good
Another year of journo-tainment, and it's all my fault
by Jay Jaroch
from December 31, 1999

Why minimalist holidays suck
by Kris Frieswick
from December 24, 1999

Cruise control
A supposedly fun thing I would absolutely do again
by Michelle Chihara
from December 17, 1999

Party pooper
A spy in the house of glitz
by Kris Frieswick
from December 10, 1999

Hand over fist
Why money and masturbation don't mix
by Chris Wright
from December 3, 1999

The waiting
It's not only the hardest part, it's also the most confusing
by Kris Frieswick
from November 26, 1999

The book bind
A recovering reader speaks out
by Stephen Heuser
November 19, 1999

New Year's skeve
Welcome to the global coolness challenge
by Kris Frieswick
November 12, 1999

Don't call me
Can you a cell phone and not be a cell-phone person?
by Michael Joseph Gross
November 5, 1999

Goodbye, Mr. Bill
The happiest day of my life
by Kris Frieswick
October 29, 1999

Jock itch
Notes on suddenly wanting to kick everyone's butt
by Jay Jaroch
October 21, 1999

Slow company
Why raises are better than an on-site masseuse
by Kris Frieswick
October 15, 1999

Hole in none
Good riddance, Ryder Cup
by Dan Zevin
October 8, 1999

Sexual harassment
You'll miss it when it's gone
by Kris Frieswick
October 1, 1999

Cork dork
A beer drinker fears he's not aging like a bottle of fine wine
by Dan Zevin
September 24, 1999

Road test
How a relationship can find its purpose somewhere outside Gary, Indiana
by Jay Jaroch
September 17, 1999

Playing dead
Slip 'N Slide, the Pitch Back, and other horrors of my youth
by Kris Frieswick
September 10, 1999

Jersey Boy
A displaced bridge-and-tunnel person learns that he believes in the promised land
by Dan Zevin
September 3, 1999

No sweatpants, myself
Old clothes make the man
by Dan Zevin
August 27, 1999

Down with OPB
Are Other People's Babies ruining your life?
by Kris Frieswick
August 20, 1999

Fed up
You are what you eat
by Dan Zevin
August 13, 1999

Bass instincts
Notes on recovering the freedom to be bad
by Clea Simon
August 6, 1999

Happy camper
Boyz n the woods
by Dan Zevin
July 30, 1999

Me, naked
How to keep from dying of exposure
by Michael Joseph Gross
July 23, 1999

Jibe talkin'
Sometimes learning something new can take the wind out of your sails
by Dan Zevin
July 16, 1999

Lumping it
Last of the summer whine
by Chris Wright
July 9, 1999

A.C., R.I.P.
A recent widower loses his cool
by Dan Zevin
July 2, 1999

Flim flam
Worried about teen violence? Maybe it's time for some new movie ratings.
by Alissa Quart
June 25, 1999

Fear of fatherhood
When paternal instincts strike, breeder beware
by Dan Zevin
June 18, 1999

Party politics
Ask not for whom the candles burn. Just eat the cake.
by Clea Simon
June 11, 1999

There's the rub
Rage against the massage
by Dan Zevin
June 4, 1999

Commencement redress
Greenspan at Harvard. Kissinger at BU. What the hell do they know?
by Dan Zevin
May 21, 1999

Forbidden questions
Thanks for not asking
by Dan Zevin
May 7, 1999

Don't plan on it
This step-by-step program will help you achieve your long-term goals and plot the course of your future
by Dan Zevin
April 30, 1999

Doggy nation
While others sleep, little tribes citywide hang out with tennis balls and plastic bags...
by Dan Zevin
April 9, 1999

Don't play games
Whoever stops first, wins
by Dan Zevin
March 26, 1999

Maiden voyage
Filthy kitchen? Stinky bathroom? Maybe it's time to spend $50 on a m..m..m
by Dan Zevin
March 19, 1999

America's code war
We used to fear becoming a number. Now we'll just settle for having a familiar one.
by Todd Pitock
March 12, 1999

Fitness crazed
A January gym rat faces February
by Dan Zevin
January 29, 1999

Repair impaired
Confessions of a non-handyman
by Dan Zevin
January 22, 1999

Cappuccino? Espresso? Mad Russian?
A coffee underachiever makes a New Year's resolution
by Dan Zevin
January 15, 1999

Season's gratings
Greeting cards: When you really don't care enough
by Todd Pitock
December 18, 1998

Jerry sprung
How TV's trashmeister turned serious and betrayed us all
by Jay Jaroch
December 4, 1998

Holiday offer
We're holding a place at the table. In Toledo. Act now!
by Mark Bazar
November 27, 1998

Auto immunity
Not having a driver's license isn't just inconvenient. It's practically un-American.
by Alicia Potter
November 20, 1998

Seasoned with yime
Our exes may fade from memory, but their cooking tips live on
by Clea Simon
November 6, 1998

Eat the snail!
The faltering vegetarian confronts his worst fear: a meal that's still alive
by Dan Tobin
October 2, 1998

Movied to tears
Why we can't discuss films without losing friends
by Todd Pitock
September 18, 1998

Park City
In which the author looks for a space
by Ellen Barry
September 11, 1998

Solo fright
Alone for the weekend! Is it time to sow those wild oats -- or warm up some oatmeal?
by Clea Simon
July 24, 1998

Laugh tract
For whom the belly laugh tolls
by Peter Keough
July 17, 1998

Growing up Beastie
A bratty teenager follows his white-boy heroes into adulthood
by Mark Bazer
July 10, 1998

Monumental forces
Why the Fourth of July just hasn't been the same since we lost the war
by Clif Garboden
July 3, 1998

Unsend my heart
Technology brings nuance back into our lives
by Ellen Barry
May 22, 1998

Ill Will Hunting
That screenplay Oscar shoulda been mine. If only I'd written a screenplay.
by Mark Bazer
March 20, 1998

Poised to tell all
I'm interesting! I'm really, really interesting!
by Ellen Barry
March 13, 1998

Conversion course
You'd expect Scientologists to be spacey and intense. You might not expect them to make such a bad movie.
by Mark Bazer
January 30, 1998

Girl power
The fine art of remaining a feminist while having a man kill all the spiders
by Clea Simon
January 23, 1998

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