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Five Twitter types to avoid at all cost
Twitter is just as full of smart, thoughtful wordsmiths as it is inarticulate, angry lunatics.
Room for More: an interview with Soleil Moon Frye
Once the spunky foster kid Punky Brewster, Soleil Moon Frye picks up the story on Peacock, now as a foster mom.
Mistakes I Made That I Hope My Kids Won’t Repeat
Here, my children, are the mistakes I hope you never make.
Father’s Day and Gay Pride: A Perfect Match
Happy Pride Month, Pops!
10 Fun Facts About Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
And what DOES God need with a starship?
Nostalgia for A Time That Isn’t Over (My Son’s About To Leave For College)
Have you ever found nostalgic for a time that you’re still in?
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, a Musical About Grief, Is Perfect for Our Time
A perfect show for these batshit crazy, chaotic, pandemic, political, wildly unpredictable times.
The Five Most Ludicrous Things I Can’t Get Rid of
All of you with clean, uncluttered homes, I salute and envy you.
Why Star Trek: Picard Works Better as a Binge
I guarantee your binge is going to be rewarding.
Dealing with Being Shut Down by a Teenager
My 13-year-old has given up on me.
Gates McFadden on Podcasting, Activism, and Wanting to Be an Alien on Star Trek: Discovery
The doctor is in!
Can Anyone Tell Me How to Get My 13-Year-Old to Clean Up?
Help a mother out.
The Not-So-Fancy Culinary Delights of Pennsylvania - Taffeta
Gourmet meals? Delicate pastries? Daring flavor combinations? Umami? Nope!
Perfect Holiday Gifts for Fans of The Office - Taffeta
The Office: The Official Party Planning Guide To Planning Parties is full of tips and delicious nostalgia.
Everybody's Talkin': A Tabloid Talk Show Round-Up
To celebrate talk show host Sally Jessy Raphael's birthday today, we're taking a look back at the queens and kings of tabloid talk. (200 shares and a retweet from Sally Jessy herself.)