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The Worst Job in America

Hate your job? Looking to hop into another field? Think twice before you consider hopping into mine. According to Careercast.com’s Jobs Rated report, weighing such factors as stress, income and future, reporter was rated as 2016’s worst job in America … Continue reading

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Why I Care So Much About the Super Bowl

When I was young and confused, I dated someone who mocked my football obsession. Why do I care so much about a bunch of oversized oafs beating the crap out of each other? Cut to years later: She’s long gone, … Continue reading

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Is the MTA Taking Us For a Ride?

As you stand across from a mouth-breather with halitosis, gagging on your subway ride to work as the train crawls at a snail’s pace, you might think: This can’t get any worse. Wrong! The MTA is meeting today to finalize … Continue reading

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In an Alternate Universe…

Just days before Donald Trump is sworn in as president, imagine an alternate universe. Hillary Clinton has captured the Electoral College vote (despite decisively losing the popular vote) and becomes our first female president. When Trump claims the election was … Continue reading

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Wholesale Heroes

How do you know you’ve made it as an American icon? When your birthday’s declared a national holiday, as is Martin Luther King Jr.’s this coming weekend? No doubt. But only when your birthday is associated with shop-till-you-drop sales do … Continue reading

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Trump’s Lack of Humor Far From Funny

If you can’t laugh at yourself, who can you laugh at? Certainly not the president elect! While most Democrats and a number of Republicans (even some who voted for him) are wary of Donald Trump for a number of reasons, … Continue reading

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2017 Should Be a Wild Ride

My friend the Brooklyn genie, who sleeps all year in a magic lamp on the Coney Island beach, emerges again to make his annual predictions__and he’s got some real doozies for 2017. So if you don’t like them, blame the … Continue reading

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Did You See This Coming In 2016?

Only someone awakening today from a coma can’t name the most shocking event of 2016. Donald Trump is president-elect of the United States! But Trump’s stunning victory (and the emerging drama about Russia’s meddling in our election process) wasn’t the … Continue reading

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PC Clause Is Coming To Town

Oh, the weather outside is frightful — but not as frightful as what’s being done to traditional holiday tunes. A Minnesota couple has rewritten the classic song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” to fit 21st century sensitivities, according to CNN. Josiah … Continue reading

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75 Years Later, Pearl Harbor Still Resonates

Today is Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. I’ll bet half the people reading this column have little idea what that means. It marks the 75th anniversary of the devastating attack on our naval fleet stationed in Hawaii that catapulted us into … Continue reading

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