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Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Will you civil union me?

I used to be politically active. I would regularly write letters to my representatives in Congress, sign petitions and attend protests.

Raised Relief

Possibility City? Possibly

Pop Quiz: What city has 390,000 energy consumers who could soon be saddled with a 12 percent overall rate hike, has no controlling stake in its power utilities, and isn’t Düsseldorf, Ger

Emotional Weather Report

They can kill you, but they can’t eat you

There was this kid I’ve known since high school: 22 years old, chronically unemployed and a month’s rent away from homelessness. His father drank himself to death.

Fables of the Deconstruction

A brilliant mistake

Last time we met, as we were parting ways, I blurted out that it might be time for you to watch the Coen Brothers’ recent movie, but I mistyped the name.

Summary of My Discontent

Tea party patriots: all-jokes edition

How many tea party patriots does it take to change a lightbulb?

Editor’s Note

Shop Local. Live Better.

It usually happens once a year. I am drawn — like a suicidal moth to a flame — to the fluorescent glow of Wal-Mart.

Don't Ask, I'm Telling

Unlearning homophobia (Part 2)

My best friend growing up was an African-American boy named Bobby.

Keeping Up with the Jones

The sweet white nectar and my black nationalist jont

Ah, the sweet white nectar.

Raised Relief

Things I learned watching the 2010 Winter Olympics on TV

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• Eating McDonald’s will make you a world-class athlete not to mention very happy.

Fables of the Deconstruction


A friend recently turned me on to Alan Deutschman’s great book “Change or Die.” The title refers to the moment when your doctor tells you that you must adjust your lifestyle