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Do spoiled children grow up to be bad sex partners?

Article: Do spoiled children grow up to be bad sex partners?

Is it possible that bad parenting could lead to bad sex? Could spoiled and selfish kids grow up to be spoiled and selfish bed partners? A recent article and book review in The New Yorker, “Why are American kids so spoiled?,” got us thinking along these lines.

Strippers, hookers, mud wrestling… My kind of shit

Article: Strippers, hookers, mud wrestling… My kind of shit

Photo from the Louisiana shores (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Karl is once again furious — I went back to New Orleans… without him. I was going down to check out the BP command center outside of Houma, LA, and do some digging around — I had heard stories of strippers, hookers, mud wrestling… you…

100 things restaurant staffers should never do

Article: 100 things restaurant staffers should never do

In the New York Times blog “You’re the Boss: The Art of Running a Small Business,” Bruce Buschel lists 100 things servers should never do in restaurants (part 1 and part 2). It’s actually astonishing how many times I’ve encountered these rules broken, but my two biggest personal biggest pet peeves at any dining establishment…