On NPR’s Talk of the Nationthis week, they did a show on the public’s perception of single mothers. The show opened with this:
“The American family has changed. The nuclear family in the house across the street is still there, but different kinds of families live on the block, too: unmarried parents, gay parents, [...]
Last week’s episode of The Simpsons, “The Blue and the Gray,” featured Marge getting her first gray hair.
I turned to the boy: “what are they talking about? Marge has been gray as a mule since she was seventeen.”
Luckily, the episode explained that the hair dye Marge uses affects her memory. In this [...]
Florida, I’ve known you since I was a kid. I grew up in your underfunded schools. I started working at age twelve, serving your sunburned tourists. I’ve let you try to blow me away in your hurricanes.
In 2000, I said we should start seeing other people, so I moved to California. You see, [...]