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  • Some people fear gravity as they get older, others the loss of sexual power, some even fear granny diapers. Me? I fear becoming a cranky old man....

  • It is the first of the new year, and I, like many of my optimistic fellow Americans, have a need to arm myself with resolutions; it helps us meet...

  • This is a weird world we live in. Britney’s VaJayJay (Hey, Oprah can say it, so why can’t I?) is displayed all over the Internet. And...

  • If there is one thing that plagues us mortals on the psychological front, it is the human emotion of anger. Too often, we want to flee from the...

  • Having recently spent a month in France, I have come to the conclusion that the French are sneaky. They eat three-course meals with gorgeous...

  • We’ve always heard that we are what we eat. But now, it seems, we are whom we eat with.
     
    That is the apparent conclusion...

  • There is much folklore out there about why marriages/relationships don’t make it. One of the most enduring is The Seven-Year Itch. Support...

  • Here’s a question for you: Why do men enjoy oral sex with their wives? In a large-scale survey on that very subject, 15 percent of the men...

  • When life goes south, why do some grin and bear it and emerge with greater wisdom, while others scream for their mommies as they are being led...

  • We all know them. And, truth be told, we have even felt like one every now and then.
     
    I am talking about victims. Being called a...