Unlike Bill Clinton, I've inhaled. So have 49 percent of all Americans, according to a recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Marijuana (medical or otherwise) has been decriminalized or legalized in 23 states, and measures are on the ballot to legalize it in five more states this November, including Arizona, Nevada, Massachusetts, Maine, and California (where medical pot is already legal). A recent Gallup poll found that 53 percent of Americans think pot should be legalized and regulated like alcohol ...
I'd reached the point in the evening when a gnat in my drink seemed more like a feature than a bug. I'd reached the point where that line seemed like comic genius, so I tweeted it. I'd reached the point where having a small dog walking up and down the bartop seemed perfectly normal. I'd reached peak New Orleans ...
Can you die from an overdose of schadenfreude? Asking for a friend. There's a lot of schadenfreude (a feeling of enjoyment that comes from
I'm thinking of moving to Tennessee's 8th Congressional District so I can vote for Karen Free Spirit Talley-Lane. Karen, or "Free" as I like
My 19-year-old stepson has been in France, in the city of Lyon, most of the summer. He's taking an intensive French language course, attempting
As what's left of the Republican Party gathers in Cleveland for what promises to be the most chaotic nominating convention since the 1968 Democratic
Four of us from the Flyer spent a few days last week in Austin, attending the annual Association of Alternative Newsmedia conference. It's always
The rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air ... We were on the back deck, and from the sound of it, we were
Oh would some power the giftie gie us, to see ourselves as others see us. — Robert Burns
Scottish poet Robert Burns wrote the line above in response to seeing a louse on a high-born lady's bonnet at church. The point being, of course, that while we might think we're looking pretty good, someone else might be noticing a flaw we've overlooked.