On Being a Teenage Weirdo

The single strongest feeling I can recall from my adolescence and childhood is the yearning to be older. I experienced life before the age of majority as a prolonged period of disempowerment. It seemed like most of the authorities only created encumbrances for me, sometimes petty and sometimes large and always… » 2/04/13 4:25pm 2/04/13 4:25pm

Yes We Can...Hook Up With Strangers On Election Night

Apparently change came fast for plenty of opportunistic patriots last week — an unprecedented moment of national and romantic triumph! Like the sailor spontaneously sweeping a nurse into his arms in a symbolic burst of triumph on V-J Day, science teacher Jared Joiner tells the Washington Post » 11/12/08 5:40pm 11/12/08 5:40pm's Monica Hesse that he…