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Where Is The Dress Code Violation!?!

I'm the product of a Catholic high school in the suburbs of Philadelphia. All students at Archbishop Carroll were required to follow a dress code. The girls had a uniform of a white blouse, maroon or gray sweater, and gray plaid skirt. The boys had to wear khakis or dress pants, a dress shirt, necktie,…

Evolution: It's All In The Wrist

I've always thought of myself as a fairly enlightened, refined, modern man. As it turns out, I more closely resemble a jungle animal than I care to admit. But there's a chance you may have shed a primitive physical feature that I still have. One way to know if you're further along the evolution chain…

Smooth Seniors Get Down To The Young People's Music

Age is nothing but a number and this viral video is proof. Watch this young-at-heart couple, who look like they could be grandparents, wow the crowd at an outdoor concert with their smooth moves to the J-Kwon hit "Tipsy." Something tells me that these two have been dancing together for a long time. One thing…

Top 10 Argument Triggers For Couples

It doesn't matter if you've been dating for a month or married for five decades, all couples are susceptible to having arguments that threaten to land someone (usually the guy, let's be honest) on the couch for the night. Here are ten hot-button issues you might want to learn to diffuse before someone (again, usually…

Strong Cast Brings 'The Glass Castle' To Life On Screen

In 2005, journalist Jeannette Walls published a captivating memoir entitled The Glass Castle. The story of her upbringing within an extremely dysfunctional, but also loving, family dynamic stayed on The New York Times Best Seller list for 261 weeks. This Friday (8/11), we'll be able to see if Hollywood did it justice on the big…

Meet Molly Schuyler: Competitive Eating Machine

Move over, Joey. Make way for Molly. You're probably familiar with Joey Chestnut's multiple championships and records in the annual Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest, held every Fourth of July on the Coney Island boardwalk. But over the past few years, Molly Schuyler has been attracting quite a bit of attention on the…

Carol Burnett Is Doubling Down On Her Comeback

If you're of a certain age, you immediately think of the famous Tarzan yell when you hear the name Carol Burnett. It was just one of the many gags that endeared her to TV audiences in the 1960s and '70s when her brilliant variety series The Carol Burnett Show ran for eleven seasons on CBS.…

What's The Real Reason For The Outer Banks Evacuation?

By now, you've heard all about the massive power outage caused by a construction company accidentally severing three major transmission cables on North Carolina's Outer Banks last Thursday (7/27). Electricity was lost on the popular tourist destinations of Hatteras Island and Ocracoke. It could still be another two weeks before power is restored. A mandatory…

Top 10 Barbecue Sides

Lately, I've been seeing a lot of social media and print features debating the virtues of one type of barbecue over another. Whole hog or Boston butt? Who makes the best brisket? Are ribs better served slathered in sauce or dry-rubbed? Speaking of sauce, what's the difference between those favored in Eastern North Carolina, Western…

Protect Your Peepers For The Solar Eclipse

It has been ninety-nine years since a total eclipse of the sun was visible across the entire contiguous United States. We won't see another major solar eclipse until April 8, 2024. You need to make the Great American Eclipse on August 21st count and that means being prepared with the right kind of protective eyeglasses.…