Remember to Not Vote

by Jay Mangano Today is my birthday. It also happens to be election day in America. I’ve reached an age where neither of these things mean much to me anymore. I’m not vibrating with anticipation for the fire hose of gifts about to open (a delightful benefit of being an only child). Nor am I … Continue reading Remember to Not Vote


A Tale of Many Magnets

Growing up in a first world country, I had the usual collection of Polly Pockets and Barbie dolls that most little girls are given at one point or another in their childhood. The Polly Pockets came with little clamshell worlds, while the Barbies had a large wardrobe for the (non-)discerning fashionista-to-be. But despite these toys, … Continue reading A Tale of Many Magnets

When the World Changed

Editor's note: This is the first article in a series that will run this week to commemorate the tenth anniversary of 9/11. The world changed at 9:03 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. That's when, on a Tuesday morning nearly a decade ago, United flight 175 flew into the north tower. The radio in the car had … Continue reading When the World Changed