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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Apple's New Campus Has Cutting-Edge Features That Will Amaze You | Architectural Digest

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Steve Jobs's final vision has been realized, and it's in the form of a bold 175-acre, Foster + Partners–designed campus

May 17th 4:21pm • No Comments

On the one hand, this is a cute project. On the other, he named his daughter Madison, which is just awful.

Dad Creates Book For Daughter Who 'Didn't Want To Be Chinese'

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His daughter doesn't have any Asian storybook heroes, so he's creating some.

May 16th 2:50pm • No Comments

Time to teach the kids how to start a fire in the Weber.

The New York Times Makes a Print Play for Kids

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Sunday’s New York Times will include a special print section for kids.

May 11th 12:08pm • No Comments