food
Don’t think, because you can tweet a link to a totally un-fact-checked blog about why sugar is baked-goods bioterrorism, that the person offering you a cookie will appreciate that information.
shoppables
Plus: a few words on proper gift-giving (and receiving) etiquette.
in

Oct 10, 2013 at 12:30pm | 126 comments

robots
If Doctor Who has taught me nothing else, it's that I should fear robots -- and yet, I can't quite make myself do it.
in

Aug 2, 2013 at 6:00pm | 22 comments

hostessing
Also, can we come up with something new to call them so it doesn’t sound like I’m going over to Donna Reed’s house?
how not to be a dick
manners
By the time we reach the end of this decade, grunting and live-action emoticons will likely be all we have left.
in

Apr 25, 2013 at 6:00pm | 78 comments

burping
food
I really just can’t be bothered to give one single shit about what I look like when I’m eating.
in

Mar 29, 2013 at 3:30pm | 142 comments

manners
When anyone outside of our family bids my son farewell, his knee-jerk reaction is to say absolutely nothing and keep it moving.
in

Aug 14, 2012 at 4:00pm | 147 comments

cell phone
Dare to cast the cell phone user a censuring glance for violating the law, common courtesy, posted signs or privacy, and they'll look at you as though you proposed exhuming their grandmothers and urinating on them.