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In the fall of 1998 I was 27 and really working hard of getting my life together.  You see before that time I was kind of wild child.  But by Sept, I had quit sleeping around.  Not drinking.  Not taking drugs.  I had a...

 

Rebecca Hertz is a star student, to get into her dream college she simply needs to ace one final presentation.  

 

So Rebecca chooses the most compelling subject she can think of: female anatomy.  (...

 

 I wanted to record this digitally, but if I keep waiting for that to happen, I'll NEVER post this, sooo....

 

 I'm seven years old and my dad and I are looking at mummies. We're at Walter's Art Gallery in Baltimore Maryland. The mummies, their tombs are black and gold, burnt sienna. Inside, the remains of an ancient civilization. Tucked...

 

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In the fall of ’93, I was studying in...

 

 

This is how it works:

You get drunk. At a party. A glorious, summer party, one with lots of friends and boys (and girls) and beautiful people in general. You tend to throw yourself into things, especially tonight, because it...

 

 i look at this page and i get excited. but, for what ever reason, i just go blank with this excitement. i know there are tons of great stories to tell. the potential for this page to be filled with something incredible is limitless. i...

 

I was a college professor for 23 years. One day I discovered that several of my asian students had copied their homework from each other.  I repimanded them to not copy each other's work, but they little bit of English did not seem to make...

 

I'm hanging out in this seedy little dive bar on the NorthWest Side of Chicago the day before Christmas Eve. It's me, my wife who at the time was an undocumented imigrant, my friend Don, an ex- Anti Nazi Skinnhead and an internationally...

 

May 2007

 

My Aunt Jan is dying of cancer. There are five Picket Girls. Cathie, June, Audrey, Karen, and the youngest, Jan. The Baby is dying first. The Sisters are flung across the globe, but every year they come together for...

 

I had an amazing experience in Kuwait during the Gulf War full of intrigue, religious revelation and death.  I am an American, my greats signed the Declaration under Oliver Walcott.  I had family spread Baha'i amongst the Western states...

 

 It is easy for me to get caught up in what I do and take on a bit of arrogance. I am quite flexible and have never strained a muscle as I pat myself on the back. Fortunately the universe has a way of keeping me in check. One example is what...

 

One night back in April (2010) I watched a documentary about the protestors from Westboro Baptist Church(those fundees who are obsessed with homosexuality). Well, I was struck by how decent a person that one of the church goers seemed to be(once...

 

Glynn,

     I'm a venture capitalist with Charles River Ventures and I LOVE your show. We have an seed financing program to fund Internet startups.  We are allowed to commit up to $50K (on...