I worked at a Denny's, too! I'm glad you made it out in one piece, that was a soul-sucking nightmare of a job. I also know from the ranch fever. I can't even smell that shit without wanting to hurk all over my shoes after the nightmares I saw at Denny's. » 8/18/14 2:35pm 8/18/14 2:35pm

I'm currently working on a piece about private foster placement companies that are popping up all over my city, many of which are explicitly religious in nature. I can't say too much about my research here (as my research gathering has not involved me being entirely truthful about my motivations), but pretty much… » 8/10/14 2:27pm 8/10/14 2:27pm

I work on the Internet, so I'm probably biased, but if events unfolded as described, I'm not sure that what either Rosie or Whoopi said as "just [going] after her" or "so nasty." I'm also pretty positive Cupp gave as good as she got, per every other time I've seen her saying words on TV. » 8/08/14 1:59pm 8/08/14 1:59pm

I went to computer camp from the summers of 1983-85. I was in elementary school, had my very own TI-99 computer (with a voice modulator and cassette drive!), and a fire in my belly to learn BASIC and FORTRAN. I may not have been as cool as the IBM kids, the Apple IIe kids, or, most certainly, the Commodore 64 kids,… » 8/05/14 1:52pm 8/05/14 1:52pm