The selfie is revealing

I tried taking a selfie the other night. It’s really simple, even for a technologically challenged guy like me. You point the cellphone camera at yourself, try to look handsome and snap the photo, only to discover you remotely resemble Marilyn Manson. There’s a secret button on the cellphone so you can see yourself when you take the picture, but … read more

Snack food or junk food?

During my years as a managing editor, the greatest challenge I faced wasn’t the corporate bosses or the union organizers — it was the cafeteria vending machine. One night while we were working on a breaking story, Alphonse rushed into the newsroom and yelled, “I HAVE A MAJOR CRISIS!” “What’s wrong?” I asked, ready to call the EMTs, the police, … read more