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Donít we all cheat at the game of life?

Floyd Landis, the disqualified winner of the 2006 Tour de France bicycle race, has admitted that he was taking performance-enhancing drugs. For those of you who donít follow t... read more...


What happens when I forget where Google is?

ďWhatís your cell phone number?Ē has got to be the most annoying question ever asked. How would I know? I never call it. Even if I did call it, Iíd just go into my phoneís add... read more...


Donít let the doorman hit you on the way out

A few weeks ago, there was a huge crisis in New York City. No, not the 1,000-point dip in the Dow, the attempted car bomb in Times Square or an unexpected foie gras shortage. ... read more...


Picasso fiasco

I was trying to keep it a secret, but itís hard with all the nieces and nephews Twittering, Facebooking and blogging, so I guess it was going to come out sooner or later. I wa... read more...


Purple (hair) ĎDazeí

Reality shows like ďJersey ShoreĒ and ďThe Real Housewives of Some Godforsaken BackwaterĒ will now have to compete with ďSunset Daze,Ē which follows some residents of an age-r... read more...


Let me hear your body talk

Spoiler alert! If you havenít had a colonoscopy yet, donít read any further. I donít want you to miss all the fun. First of all, everyoneís happy to see you. The doctor was am... read more...


Working from work

A recent study has found that the worst place to get any work done is at your office. Itís why so many people take their work home with them on the weekends. There was one stu... read more...


3-year-old bear-killers are a thing of the past

What would you have to do today to get a third-grader to wear a coonskin hat to school and sing about killing ďbears when he was only threeĒ? I donít think it would be possibl... read more...


Money-making ideas on the fly

I donít know why itís taken so long but based on a recent trip I took (first piece of luggage $20, second piece, $45), itís pretty obvious that the airlines have finally figur... read more...


Chain of fools

Do not throw this letter away. Todd B. of Chillicothe, Ohio, thought chain mail was something nerds wore at Renaissance fairs and he threw his letter away. He thought the chai... read more...


And the Oscar goes to ... Steve Levy

They say over a billion people will watch the Academy Awards this year. Which is why itís so sad that the best acting of this, or any other year, wasnít nominated. The awards ... read more...


Youíve been superpoked by the U.S. govít

Soon youíre going to get your 2010 census form in the mail. Some people are upset about it, claiming that it infringes on their privacy. I assume they are not the same people ... read more...


Cats vs. dogs, work vs. leisure

Remember when they used to tell you not to sit too close to the TV screen? Iím typing this on a screen thatís about 18 inches from my face. But itís OK because itís not a TV s... read more...


e-Readiní, e-Writiní and e-Rithmatic

Roger, like a lot of people this year, got a Kindle for Christmas. For those of you who came in late, Amazonís Kindle is a hand-held computer that lets you read books on a whi... read more...


Donít bring food to the dinner table

I donít know if itís an ironclad rule, but Iíve always heard it is considered impolite to talk about religion, politics or money at the dinner table. It makes sense, because w... read more...



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