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Mock The Vote
October 19, 2000 – 11:51 AM | Comments Off on Mock The Vote

I have recurring anxiety dreams. In the anxiety dream I have most often, my teeth start to get loose, and in my dream, it's the weekend, so I can't go to the dentist, so I …

Hillary Go Home
February 19, 2000 – 2:43 PM | 3 Comments

"Women in particular expressed their distaste [for Hillary Rodham Clinton] in strong but inchoate terms. . . . two prominent Democratic officials told me, independently, that they had noticed much the same pattern in talking …

Giuliani Stinks
October 16, 1999 – 1:29 PM | Comments Off on Giuliani Stinks

The local TV news here in New York City never changes. A typical newscast leads with one of three stories: a sexual or drug-related abuse of power by a low-ranking school official; a shooting death, …

Once Upon A Time
April 19, 1999 – 10:46 AM | Comments Off on Once Upon A Time

Once upon a time, on an island where rivers meet the sea, a traveler fitted for adventure in roaring canyons of concrete could find the great city of New York. From across one of the …

The Skinny On "How Thin Is Too Thin?"
March 16, 1999 – 1:27 PM | Comments Off on The Skinny On "How Thin Is Too Thin?"

I never buy People. I never even leaf through it at the doctor’s office; I’d rather read a four-month-old issue of Parenting. Even an unapologetic pop-cultivore like me has to draw the line somewhere, and …

Behind The Curtain
November 11, 1998 – 10:28 PM | Comments Off on Behind The Curtain

This Tuesday, I get the entire day off in order to vote. This might sound ridiculous in light of the fact that, even in a Presidential election year, voting takes the average citizen a grand …

Legalize It
October 16, 1998 – 11:57 AM | One Comment

The United States government needs to legalize marijuana for recreational use, and they need to do so as soon as possible. For those of you who might have trouble reconciling this statement with my snippy …

In Defense Of Bill
September 16, 1998 – 12:11 PM | Comments Off on In Defense Of Bill

I voted for Bill Clinton twice. Well, actually, I voted against his opponents. George Bush seemed like a nice enough guy, but he used to run the CIA, and also he lied about the whole …

Stop The Killing
August 16, 1998 – 12:13 PM | Comments Off on Stop The Killing

It probably hasn’t escaped the notice of even the most casual Tomato Nation reader that I have a lot of hostility. I get annoyed easily; in fact, I get really annoyed really easily. But when …

I Know Victoria's Secret
April 16, 1998 – 12:40 PM | 9 Comments

Victoria’s Secret sucks. All the men who lovingly tote the catalog into the bathroom with them for a little light reading might disagree, but I don’t care. Vicky can bite me, and furthermore, I won’t …