When I was 25, I left the safety of my shitty apartment in Capitol Hill and moved home to live with my mom and eleven-year-old sister. It seemed like a lot of people my age were doing it, so I thought, well, what the hell, why not? Free/cheap rent, cable television, Weight Watchers ice cream on dema ... More >>
Since becoming an adult (er, since I started having thoughts about things in a way that seemed adult-like), I've wanted to like haunted houses. I've wanted to like them so bad. It sounds dumb -- desiring to enjoy something as inanely holiday commerce-driven as a haunted house. But I'm fascinated by ... More >>
People have a love/hate relationship with frozen dinners. They hate the calories, the fat, the sodium and the bloated, gassy abdominal episodes that often follow eating them. But they love the convenience, the price, the fast preparation and, perhaps most of all, the delicious flavors of cognitive d ... More >>
For anyone who has ever spent too much time in the grocery store, wrinkling their foreheads while reading ingredient lists and pondering the nutritional benefits of calcium sorbate or xanthan gum, NuVal is designed to help. The nutritional rating system scores most food on a 1-100 scale -- and the h ... More >>
I love New Year's resolutions. If I keep them, I feel like the most important person in the universe of me. If I break them, I just go back to the original list and edit, making it look as though I hadn't planned on making my bed every day anyway. To me, this is how resolutions work: There's a real ... More >>
In the heat of Michael Bloomberg's quest to limit the use of salt in NYC restaurants, a recent study has found that a program aimed at reducing the nation's salt intake could shave 24 BILLION dollars from the national health-care budget. Healthy or not, we're siding with David Chang, who mak ... More >>
LiveActive Nut Harvest Crunch Post Rating: Two-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal descripton: Considering that I tend to prefer cereals with cartoon mascots, it's no surprise that the look of this stuff struck me as pretty scary. After all, the rough-hewn, light brown flakes are jumbled togeth ... More >>
Luanne Buckstein and Pamela Clifton fill a gap in women's theater
Don't forget to call.
Retrace the Beatles' steps at the Brown Palace
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How're you gonna keep them down on the farm? Glamorously.