I Got Triggered at the Firing Range
When painful memories of past traumas—lost Teddy bears, mean gym teachers—come up during shooting practice, remember not to let your emotions drive.
February 7, 2022
Preaching-Team Tips for Surefire Sermons!
Try these 100%-guaranteed punch lines: “Oops, God did it again!” “That’s what the Almighty said!”
January 31, 2022
The “Anne of Green Gables” V.R. Experience
When you put on your goggles, your red braids will appear and you can hit Gilbert Blythe with a dead fish.
January 24, 2022
Wirecutter Recommends: The Best Partner
If you don’t like Our Pick, a licensed carpenter, try Our Upgrade Pick, an established creative, if you can bear stepkids named Django and Samuel L.
January 17, 2022
COVID’s Lesser Variants
Don’t forget Epsilon, Nu, and the rest, which spread through: quicksand, sharing a kazoo, or talking about your liberal-arts degree.
January 10, 2022
The First Constitutional Crisis
A twelvemonth after the Capitol riot, a look back at Dr. Franklin’s views on preserving the Republick, and the tragick irony that a minority of Dicks wield federal power o’er the non-Dick majority.
December 27, 2021
Yelp Reviews of Christmas
“I’m allergic to nuts! One star.” “Christmas is too loud! Two stars.” And other holiday beefs.
December 20, 2021
Just When You Thought It Was Over . . .
Peter Piper died a pauper, and other surprising aftermaths.
December 13, 2021
Going the Extra Eight Thousand Miles for You
An unasked-for sliced banana? Jumbo packs of Ziplocs? Jesus memes? These are the ways your immigrant parents say “I love you.”
December 6, 2021
Larry David’s Notes for His Biographer
To “comedian,” you might want to add: speed reader, zoo guide, marathon runner, bowler, piano prodigy, adoptive dad, and linguist. It’s your call.
November 29, 2021