Monday, December 15, 2008

How to Curse in Norwegian

Funniest language lesson ever:

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Nice Girls (and Mean Girls) Finish Last

This is an excellent story by Tana Geneva of about why the workplace doesn't seem to reward women the way it does men:

 Plenty to learn from here. Wish I could say it's surprising that hard work and talent don't count for much, but here in Wonderland, nothing surprises me anymore. 

Friday, December 12, 2008

The Cleaner

OK - this is my first step away from my usual pop-culture / sex / humor sensibilities and into something more serious. The piece is called "The Cleaner" and was the cover story of the Orlando Weekly this week. It's about crime scene cleaners - not exactly holiday-upbeat - a bit dark and grisly, in fact (not hard to deduce from the subject matter, huh) but I'm really proud of the result. Hope you enjoy it (and if you do, don't be shy to comment on their website!)