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Dana Milbank: At Obamacare hearings, governing by anecdote

It did not sound good for Sen. Pat Toomey.<p>“I’m a two-time breast cancer survivor and I’m facing the loss of insurance,” the Pennsylvania Republican declared Wednesday at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on the health-care law. “Three years ago, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis,” he added. …

Paths of Glory Movie Review & Film Summary (1957)

Stanley Kubrick's "Paths of Glory" (1957) closes with a scene that doesn't seem organic to the movie. We've seen harrowing battlefield carnage, a …

3 Job Queries I've Used To Successfully Get In The Door (Warning: I Am Super Fake, But You Know, Job Queries)

After writing about networking emails, I've had several requests to see my actual sample cover letters and follow-up emails.<p>Well, my friends, you are in luck. I have applied to just about every job on the planet depending on my current level of happiness or unhappiness in my personal life. Like, …

Employment

Mediterranean Braised Chard Recipe

Ingredients (12)<p>2 bunches Swiss chard, washed, thoroughly dried, and stem ends trimmed<br>• 3 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1/2 cup small-dice white onion<br>• 4 anchovy …

A CLOSED LETTER TO MYSELF ABOUT THIEVERY, HECKLING AND RAPE JOKES

1. Thievery<p>“Develop a little self-righteousness. A lot of that is an ugly thing, God knows, but a little spread over all your scruples is an absolute …

Comedy

September Morn Archive

When Paul Chabas's painting <i>Matinée de Septembre</i> (or <i>September Morn</i>, as it was normally translated) arrived in the United States for exhibition it …

Art

10 Kitchen Projects for the 3-Day Weekend

There's a 3-day weekend on — how's it going? Have you been lazing it away? Well, you have one day left to do something special in the kitchen. How …

Knives

H. P. Lovecraft and the Northern Gothic Tongue

By Roger Luckhurst<p>There is a very specific language of Gothic and horror literature that has its roots buried deep in the history of English: <i>doom</i> has …