Be a Goddamn Adult. Learn to Cook.

Years ago, I went out with this guy who only knew how to make baked chicken breasts and macaroni and cheese. He didn't know how to do his own laundry and once offered to pay me $15 to sew a button back on his peacoat. Whenever anything broke in his apartment, he threw it away and bought a new thing. He couldn't… » 10/18/13 12:35pm 10/18/13 12:35pm

Let's Bring Back Home Ec and Make It Mandatory

When I was in high school, I know we technically had a Home Ec program, but as far as I can remember, its curriculum was largely focused on how to most effectively sell hot links at the student store. It was a bottom-of-the-barrel elective that almost everyone in the school ignored—and I remember always feeling like… » 6/06/12 9:30am 6/06/12 9:30am