Fall Madness, or the rise of pumpkin-flavored everything 2

Call me a curmudgeon, call me a Luddite, call me a cab – I don’t care, but this pumpkin-flavored everything bullshit has got to stop.

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Boomers, how will you fill those empty hours between the office and the grave? 14

As someone who is staring down the barrel of retirement, I read everything I can on the subject. It will not surprise you to learn that some advice is better than others; some suggestions are nuggets, while others are more McNuggets – of questionable provenance and hard to swallow. More…

“Gimme a liter of lactated Ringer’s solution — and keep ’em coming!” 3

Hey, all you hard-core athletes! Gatorade not cutting it for you anymore? Is drinking a glass of water just soooo 15 minutes ago? Do you ever wish you had a better, more modern way to meet your urgent hydration needs? One that doesn’t involve your mouth, perhaps? More…

When it’s time to bring the weird, no one tops Republicans 5

Hunter S. Thompson, gun enthusiast, LSD aficionado and inventor of gonzo journalism, once said, “It never got weird enough for me.”  Maybe, but if the good doctor hadn’t shot himself in 2005, it might have. More…