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Entries from November 2010

The Tantrum, Part 1: Why Can’t Jews Just Ignore Santa?

November 30th, 2010 by Theodore | 6 Comments

So I was walking JP home from his mother’s last night, and as is his usual pattern, he was trying to hit me up for a toy at each gumball machine we passed. He gets his way with this about once a week, which is a pretty high ratio, I think. Last night was a […]


THE HOTTEST HOLIDAY GIFT of 2010!!!

November 30th, 2010 by Matt | 1 Comment

Thank you sooooooo much, officemate, for telling me (and, I suppose, other people) about the hottest gift of the holiday season, the Lalaloopsy Doll. I would’ve gone on in blissful ignorance at least a couple of more days without your timely presentation of this YouTube clip:


He’s on His Way

November 29th, 2010 by Nathan | 8 Comments

No, it’s not even December, but apparently the Christmas culture wars have already commenced. Goody.


My Father Likes ‘Cock,’ and Other Thanksgiving Revelations

November 29th, 2010 by Matt | 3 Comments

Last Wednesday evening, eight members of the Gross clan—including various wives and lovers—gathered in a very nice restaurant in Brooklyn for a bit of pre-Thanksgiving festivity. There were oysters and scallops, wine pairings and a cheese course. And, of course, much discussion of current events. It being almost-Thanksgiving, and many of the Grosses having flown […]


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Actually, we prefer to let babies cry US to sleep.

It's OK to let your baby cry himself to sleep, study finds

cnn.com

A new study adds support to the idea that letting babies cry it out is effective and does not cause stress or lasting emotional problems for babies.

May 24th 10:54am • No Comments

Why you should name your next child Jasqquosius or Viterine.

Baby names generated by a neural network

boingboing.net

In 2015, Stanford computer science PhD candidate Andrej Karpathy decided to test out some neural network tools he’d been experimenting with, and set them to generating plausible baby names.

May 6th 10:48am • No Comments

News flash! Some kids have a hard time trying to find an nyc apartment. Other kids have rich parents.

My Parents, My Landlords

nytimes.com

Even starter apartments are expensive in New York. Some parents help out by buying an apartment, then charging the child a bearable rent.

Feb 22nd 9:46am • No Comments

Essential reading if you want to know what teens are up to these days. When you're done, you'll want to kill yourself.

My Little Sister Taught Me How To Snapchat Like “The Teens”

buzzfeed.com

An investigation.

Feb 10th 4:48pm • 1 Comment