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  • December 24, 2014 |  EssayWorks

    Race, police and the twin fallacies of American politics

    So New York Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to warn his son to be wary of police officers. And his remarks on race and the police make him responsible for ...
  • December 24, 2014 |  EssayWorks

    When a naughty elf strikes, can this dad save Christmas?

    When Emily finds her poorly hidden Christmas presents, her dadblames it on an elf who Santa fired for stealing presents and hiding them in people'...
  • December 24, 2014 |  EssayWorks

    A life too full for new friends? Think again.

    What would you do if you received the following note written on a yellow Post-It note? "Good Morning, I like you! You are down to EARTH!...I am ...
  • December 23, 2014 |  Tribble Nation

    While you were sleeping: New Bryan Lee O'Malley project, Star Wars VII, a '20s metal band,' NextFab, Mike Nichols

    While you were sleeping:"Scott Pilgrim" creator Bryan Lee O'Malley has a new graphic novel;why "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force A...
  • December 23, 2014 |  EssayWorks

    Philadelphia spent many winters on ice before Dilworth Park came along

    Sorry folks, there's nothing "new" about the new skating rink at Dilworth Plaza. I honestly wished the mayor had spent the funds more w...
  • December 22, 2014 |  EssayWorks

    A Christmas tree tells a hundred tales

    With the Christmas season in full swing, I will try again this year to resist its commercialization. There's one temptation, though, that I never...
  • December 19, 2014 |  EssayWorks

    Inspirational messages in 'The Prep School Negro' for Gesu School parents

    What if you got a golden ticket to climb out of poverty — only to discover more daunting problems as you climbed?This is the question posed by directo...
  • December 18, 2014

    Sick of Rudolph, Frosty and George Bailey? Watch these Christmas flicks instead

    Call me a Scrooge, but the older I get, the less time I have for sappy Christmas movies this time of year. I blame the emergence of the Hallmark Chann...
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