Sharpen Your Pencils

The McGreevey resignation speech and the Olympics were distracting, but time kept on ticking anyway. If you want to put in a bid to be Montclair's new image consultant (Montclair: Hip for a Bunch...

More Facts We Didn’t Know

Every school child in Glen Ridge knows that Tom Cruise went to Glen Ridge High School, but who knew that Glen Ridge had a Titanic survivor? A story in today's Delco Times about Titanic...

Attention, Irony Police

What does it mean when this painting, the very symbol of modern angst, is stolen, at gunpoint, in front of terrified art patrons and museum guards? It happened yesterday at Oslo's Munch Museum....

McGreevey: ‘I Still Have Work to Do’

The governor defends the timing of his resignation -- set for Nov. 15 -- in an op-ed piece in today's New York Times.

Go Ahead, Make Texas a Blue State

Kevin Lee Allen over at Montclair Unmoderated gets credit for finding 270 to Win, an interactive and surprisingly addictive Electoral College map that allows you to color in between the lines any way you...

In Which We Ask: Where is Everybody?

Everybody on your street is gone...somewhere. How do you know for sure the Rapture hasn't happened?That bastard down the block is missing. No way he's in heaven.Couldn't have happened. I didn't read about it...

Rained Out

Among the things rained out today: the first game of a best-of-three championship series between two Bloomfield teams, the Bloomfield Dodgers and Bloomfield Benito's Pizzeria. Both teams soared to the top of their north...

Maybe Stupidity’s Contagious Too

Is fat spread by a virus? Sure, all those potato chip molecules just jumped into our bloodstream and infected us.

Parent-Camper Time Chart

Time spent investigating and researching camps: two months Time spent earning money to pay for camp: (varies) Time spent filling out paperwork: 18 hours Time spent buying camp supplies: 5 hours Time spent labeling and packing camp supplies:...

We’re Just Not Ready for This, OK?

Yes, and we know there are Halloween costumes out too. But it's still an endless summer as far as we're concerned.