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Tropes of Popular Culture: Candles, Women and Bathtime

Paleo Retiree writes: I often marvel at the way certain situations, characters and setups establish themselves so thoroughly that they become part of our shared cultural landscape. Think of how often we’ve watched shiny new cars zooming across the Great … Continue reading

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Venice and Lawyers in Vegas

Blowhard, Esq. writes: When it comes to traveling, my dad would say it’s a waste to spend a lot of money on a hotel room. “What’s the point? You’re gone all day. All you do is sleep there.” Sensible advice, … Continue reading

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