Monthly Archives: April 2011

Voice of Unreason: No, I’ve Never Seen The Godfather

I’ve never seen The Godfather. I know you’re currently thinking (in a voice several octaves higher than your own and with infinitely more exclamation points and question marks), “You’ve never seen The Godfather?!”, but no, I haven’t. In fact, the … Continue reading

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Social Post Moderators Wanted

In my social networks, I have a few friends with consistently fantastic, virtual-high-five-worthy status updates. They crack me up, they teach me new things, and they challenge me to up my game. So it is with no length of time … Continue reading

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Taste Acquired

The concept of “acquired taste” eluded me until New Year’s Eve 2006 when I decided that two of the world’s apparent great pleasures – sushi and wine – had escaped me long enough. 2007 was going to be the year … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny Playbook

Although Christmas is clearly the most magical holiday in existence and the gluttony of Thanksgiving and Halloween is beyond compare, Easter far outranks its competitors when it comes to the sweet stuff. Reese’s Peanut Butter cups are morphed into the … Continue reading

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Phonephobia

Since I was a kid, I’ve had this recurring dream involving a rotary phone. There is a masked prowler in my house and I need to call Interpol, but I keep miss-dialing the country code. I always wake up in … Continue reading

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Pink Shirt, White Suit: Still the Best of the 80s

I recently saw Don Johnson at a restaurant near my office in Orange County, and the resulting excited Facebook post, tweet and mass text was met with a mix of silence, “who” and “is that the guy from Die Hard.” … Continue reading

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Work Travel Withdrawal

When I got my new position at work about a year ago I was ecstatic. It meant an exciting job in social media and an even more exciting move to California. It also meant my days of work travel (aka … Continue reading

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