On Schoolhouse Rock, the Foundation of This Country

With "The Tale of Mr. Morton," Skee-Lo summited the apex of the Schoolhouse Rock oeuvre.

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On Stores Your Dad Hates

You forgot Tar-zhay.

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On A Bold Notion for Baby Showers

Thank you for this, Megan! It was for all these reasons that I insisted on a co-ed baby shower, and it couldn't have been more excellent. I even had a co-ed bachelorette party.

Also, I don't understand the defensiveness among some commenters about name-changing. Why do you need validation for having made the completely mainstream, socially acceptable choice to take your husband's name?

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On A Conversation About Books and Money

@Nicole Cliffe What about the voice of Geddy Lee? How did it get so high? I wonder if he speaks like an ordinary guy?

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On An Open Letter to David Grann

David Grann: Greatest journalist of all time? Discuss.

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 3:04 pm 0

On How About Now? Does This Make You Itchy?

Or you both just walked through the same patch of poison ivy?

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On Your 2012 Baby Name Guide: U.S. Senators Edition

I really think #41 is the most special of all. "Person." It has a certain Zen bluntness that I admire. Any relation to Dick, I wonder?

Posted on November 29, 2012 at 7:54 pm 0

On Your 2012 Baby Name Guide: U.S. Senators Edition

@Emby My mind was blown when I learned that last year. The universe is amazing!

Posted on November 29, 2012 at 7:49 pm 1

On Recipes

Oh look, my old shoe repair guy! Hi, Michael!

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On Smellies

I think the obvious answer is Jersey Shore.

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