Monthly Archives: February 2011

texas sheet cake and hold ’em

Michigan is the Texas of the north. We’re a border state. Without the aid of computer-generated border lines, you can spot Michigan from those marble-y satellite images of Earth–just like Texas. We’re both notable peninsulas. We’re big. We have our … Continue reading

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what happens when pop culture and my parents intersect

My parents stayed with me last Thanksgiving. We mall walked. We laughed at the Periscope sections of Newsweek that my Dad found especially amusing and read aloud. We watched the Wheel of Fortune. I found out my parents were official … Continue reading

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horror movies in disguise

The Social Network and Memento were the last two horror movies in disguise I saw. And both terrified me for the same reason. Let me take things back to various defining moments of my childhood: my earliest horror movies in … Continue reading

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disintegrating relationship advice

“If there are two ways to interpret a guy, go with the one that doesn’t make you angry.” The last time I was in a Christian book store, this was the most memorable quote from a Bible. Yes, this came … Continue reading

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