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People Assume Woody Allen Is Guilty for One of Two Reasons, and Not the One You’d Expect
"I will never watch a Woody Allen film again." My friend said to me as we were having lunch after a hike with our kids. The subject came up because the five of us, two adults and three teens, started a conversation about whether one has to stop enjoying an artist's work after the artist makes an ignorant comment, a 280-character blunder on Twitter, or is charged with a serious crime or offense.
I Almost Bought a Tesla the Other Day, and Then I Snapped out of It
My mouse hovered over the Apply Pay button as I stared at the screen. In a trance. I was envisioning myself cruising down the 101 in my brand-new Tesla, breathing in the new smell of seats made from vegan synthetic material while zooming past mansions in Malibu, windows down, hair blowing in the wind, Tom Petty and I belting out Free Fallin'.
How to Live Well Forever and Look Good While Doing It
Is aging necessary? Aging is the leading cause of death - not cancer, not disease - but aging. I'm against it. I want to get old, but not grow frail. Scientists behind a phenomenon known as "biological immortality" are searching for a way for humans to become old without becoming decrepit.
How to Be a Content Creator While Maintaining Your Sanity
We're all creators. Some of us put our creations online and make a good living. Others create for the sheer joy of it. There are millions of people on the internet looking to consume thought-provoking content making there a no better time to work for yourself, be the principal player in your life, set your own schedule, determine your income, and decide what you have of value to offer up to the world.
Growth Powered by Meme Culture Is Something Smart Investors Are Paying Attention To
Watching and buying crypto is interfering with my writing schedule. It's all I think about. There hasn't been an opportunity to make this kind of return since The California Gold Rush. That said, there is risk involved in everything in life.
The Last Secret, Love
As Jo was pulling into her driveway, she noticed her daughter's car. Must be out of clean clothes, she thought. Jo parked behind her, smiling to herself that her daughter's wheels were trapped. The cost to exit would be staying for dinner. She tugged at the two grocery bags in the front seat next to her, feeling the weight of the end of a busy work week, too heavy for her 50 plus-year-old bones. It was Friday night. No plans again. The sight of her daughter's clunker offered hope that the frozen entrée and the bottle of Malbec she just bought for dinner would go untouched. The two could try the new steakhouse that just opened in town.
27 Essential Songs for Your Anti-Valentine’s Day Playlist
Love. Love is the most potent drug to quit. Even when we are mistreated, we stay. Why is being in love so addicting? Dr. Stanton Peele Ph.D writes that love is more addictive than seven other drugs: cocaine, alcohol, valium, heroin, cigarettes, and even potato chips.
Don’t Be the Friend Who Is Always Late
We all have that one friend. The one who makes you wait alone at the restaurant. The one who is late for the movie. The one who says she’ll be ready at 7:00, you go to pick her up, only to wait for her another 40 minutes. You know, the one you love dearly, yet, she has no consideration for your time or anyone else’s.