cell phones
No matter how many screeds will be written bemoaning the effect technology has had on our socialization skills, facts are facts: Most of us are not going to be able to leave our phones in our pockets for an entire evening.
The Internet of yore was a weird, beautiful place.
Oh, a film about a hockey-playing tween in San Francisco that includes the voices of Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling? I feel TOTALLY NEUTRAL.

Jun 25, 2014 at 4:00pm | 36 comments

Happy Flip-Flop Day to a love that has outlasted literally all of my romantic relationships.
The "selfie generation" -- supposedly vain, narcissistic and driven solely by instant gratification -- is actually very considerate when it comes to other people's insecurities, especially when it comes to posting photos online.
Inspired by the embarrassing diaries many of us maintained throughout our youth.
Being friends with the women I'm attracted to is not a duty; it's a privilege. I don't hold them responsible for their own non-attraction to me, or privately begrudge them dates with others.
embarrassing secrets
We find ourselves in truly spectacular times in the comic world, and I would hate for anyone to miss out on some of these books just because their medium carries unpleasant associations of pawing ineffectually at a pile of "Aquamans."

May 29, 2014 at 5:00pm | 90 comments