Jennifer Stacey

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Want To Be More Confident? Stop Doing These 7 Things

Eleanor Roosevelt said, “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”<p>It’s no secret that fear is a big roadblock to confidence. Fear of taking risks. Fear of failure. Fear of saying or doing the wrong thing. There are a myriad of …

Watching And Reading About White People Having Sex Is My Escape

In romance novels and porn, white people are free to fall in love and have sex without worrying about racial representation.<p><b>When I moved</b> to New York, the city was in the middle of a heat wave — a languid heat that I didn’t know to expect and was wholly unprepared for, even coming from Texas. I …

A Week In The L.A. Comedy Grind

On any given week in Hollywood, untold numbers of comics toil away on projects big and small, experimental and conventional, availing themselves of the new and novel ways their work can be seen. Ride along for a hectic sampling of one of those weeks.<p><b>Jim Gaffigan</b> thumbs through copies of <i>ESPN the</i> …

Women Deserve Better Than Two Clowns Reducing The Presidential Race To A Hottest Wife Contest

I’ve been keeping a list, as this election season shambles toward its climax, of things that might mount a more dignified, qualified, intellectually rigorous fight for the presidency of the US than our two Republican frontrunners, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. At this point, I have:<p>• Two air horns in …

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Seeing firsthand why Olympic National Park is one of the nation's great wilderness areas

The bald eagle was soaring on an air current above frosty Lake Crescent, its wings spread wide, white head and electric-yellow beak tilted slightly down. It was hunting, and a few seconds later it rocketed toward the surface of the lake. In an instant it was aloft again, carrying a small trout in …