(Scott Johnson) Paul Simon turned seventy-six this past Friday. Simon has taken his place in the roster of songwriters in the pantheon of the Cosmic American Music. I’ve been a fan for a long time. Simon of course made up one-half of...Show More Summary
Yes, at long last… it’s Amityville: The Awakening (2014… no, 2015… no, 2016… no, 2017! We mean it this time!). So was it worth setting the alarm for this Awakening? Oh, of course not. It’s not as painfully bad as its multiple reshoots and reschedulings might have led us to believe, but the final product […]
Thanks to those of you who sent me this HBR article: Doctors Feel Excluded from Health Care Value Efforts Long story short… brought to you by Bain consultants: Doctors don’t like being excluded and organizational performance goes up when you engage and include people. Show More Summary
The day I could write this post has been on my golf blog bucket list for a long, long time. I’m thrilled to have had the opportunity to play Pete Dye’s “masterpiece,” Teeth of the Dog in the Dominican Republic. Pete Dye is one of the most famous and respected golf architects in history. You […]
Long before he was president, Donald Trump tweeted an "interesting cartoon." Today that tweet has come back to haunt him after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was forced to hold a press conference denying he called Trump a moron. SEE...Show More Summary
If you love to snack, there's no need to feel guilty about it - as long as you're making healthy choices, of course! Snacking done right can deliver essential nutrients to your body while keeping you satiated throughout the day. And there's plenty of tasty options to help do the trick. Show More Summary
People who in the course of their work put long-term physical strain on their bodies have an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis of the hip. This is especially the case for lifting and carrying heavy loads over long periods of time, investigators report.
Considering how long The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has been around, one would imagine that the game would have run its course by now. Of course, anyone who does think that would be terribly wrong, as Bethesda has come up with the latest...Show More Summary
Obsessed with their technology's disruptive potential, fast-moving outfits like Uber have long been on a collision course with regulation, says Paul Marks
Grocery shopping can feel like you're navigating through an obstacle course filled with crowded parking lots, long lines and screaming kids.
The gentle art of drag — a warm and inclusive form of live entertainment that I've loved and consumed my whole life — is an art of precision. Drag queens are a diverse crew, of course, and they were diverse long before a lot of others, but if there is one way to generalize about them, it surely...
This is the year Henry David Thoreau would have turned 200 years old, should he have lived so long. His legacy, of course, lives on in the heart of any fan of early American literature, and, now, apparently, in a new luxury housing development on the Monterey Peninsula. Walden Monterey is a 600-acre, tree-covered hillside property
By Braden Keith on SwimSwam Jesse Puts broke Pieter Van Den Hoogenband's Dutch Record in the long course 50 free at last year's Amsterdam Swim Cup. Read the full story on SwimSwam: The 2017 Amsterdam Swim Cup Will Be Held in SCM
Taken's of course the big standout that kicked off the trend for the actor, who works nearly continuously, but as the veteran actor has aged, it has made us wonder how long he may continue doing such action-heavy projects.
Finally I found a good goo Ranking after a long blank stretch, this look at typical happenings at Japanese dentists. I hate the whole idea of dentists, but it’s a necessary evil, and of course the feeling after getting de-plaqued makes the visit worth it. I also hate hands in my mouth, especially when the […]
The witches and wizards in the world of Harry Potter came a LONG way over the course of seven novels. If you're a hardcore fan, then it probably felt a bit like it was your own journey as well. Rereading the first line of The Sorcerer's Stone and the last line of The Deathly Hallows back to back will make you feel so many things. Show More Summary
Here’s a super quick and easy DIY project that will repair your split ends from the hot summer sun and the chlorine and salt water that damaged your hair all summer long. It’s very simple and of course, made with only household ingredients! What you’ll need: 1 egg yolk 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp […]
Over the course of a long conversation, Mayor Peduto told us how Pittsburgh picked itself up after the fall of its main industry, how the city is taking climate action, and much more. “Your Future Does Not Have To Be Your Past,” Says...Show More Summary
If you have long hair you probably assume having short hair means spending much less time styling and primping it so that it looks fab. Of course, if your hair is already short, you’re doubling over with laughter at the very thought. Short hair can actually take more product and steps to look great because, […]
Last week I had the first meeting of my class of 120 freshmen who are enrolled in my 14 week semester long course on the stock market. Since many of them will be looking at this blog for the first time, I am focusing today on helping first time users. Here is a set-up I... Read more