How A Book Club Made Me Leave My Boyfriend
Given the chance, which type of fire would you choose -- a hearth fire, a bonfire, a wildfire, or a sparkler? This is the question I ended a relationship over.
you and I have always been a crime in progress, an unsteady alliance, always waiting for the double-cross; sirens in the distance,
Mort or Petit Mort?
It started as a joke. A bunch of college kids sitting around, having a laugh; a moronic hypothetical scenario. What if we crossed a line? What if we did something that would require equal parts nerve and stupidity? What if, what if. That’s college for you; too much alcohol and not enough sense. In a world where people have become so careful, so safe, we wanted the high of doing something dangerous. Something most people would find insane, disturbing. To be honest, those people, these imaginary folks who served as my often-silenced voice of reason, wouldn’t have been wrong. It was disturbing. But once I got a taste, I couldn’t stop.
There Is Nothing Either Good or Bad
PART I: WHITE So, as is the case in many stories, there’s this guy. Cop. Hero. Man. A guy who by no exaggeration, metaphor, or embellishment...saved my life.
When They Asked Me, I Lied
Three girls stand in the front row at my grandfather’s funeral. Three cousins, arms linked as if they’re playing that old game Red Rover, as if at any moment someone might barrel into them to tear them apart. Everyone present knows that someone already has; at least, he tried.
Grace Fryer | Women of History
Grace Fryer’s life and death were instrumental in shaping occupational labor laws. As one of the Radium Girls, she changed the way companies treated their employees in a precedent-setting case. This is the incredible story of Grace Fryer, the subject of this edition of Women of History.
5 Underrated Supporting Characters From the Office
We all love the long, rocky road it took to finally see Jim and Pam get together. We all adore the prank-filled love/hate relationship of Jim and Dwight. The constant push-pull of the partnership between Dwight and Michael makes us all laugh. And yet, some of the background characters of the office are so ridiculously funny, sometimes it takes a rewatch of the show to appreciate them in all their glory. These are five of the most underrated characters from The Office.
Sophie Scholl | Women of History
Over the course of her life, Sophie Scholl learned to question what she was taught, formed her own opinions and political values, rebelled against a fascist government, and fought for the things she believed in -- all before the age of 21. This is the incredible story of Sophie Scholl, the subject of this edition of Women of History.