The Paleo Diet

The Paleo Diet

(First published in Dark Matter Journal, Summer 2014 Issue #5) The Paleo Diet is the hottest thing since sliced bread. No thanks to a cliché as old as prehistory itself, which has brutish cave dwellers gnawing on hunks of unrecognizable quivering, bloody meats, in the...
4 Ways Your T-Shirt Is Killing Us

4 Ways Your T-Shirt Is Killing Us

(First published in Thought Catalog March 31, 2104) The t-shirt, staple of the American wardrobe. It’s casual, soft, simple, personal, social and ‘natural’, right? Not. It’s an environmental train derailment that spans two continents, which you pull over your head,...
The Roam Depot

The Roam Depot

An employee motivational meeting was held recently in the lunchroom of a national home improvement supplies retailer.  Here’s part of the store manager’s address, secretly recorded on one employee’s phone: Manager: “I’ve had some feedback from corporate about our...
Etch a Sketch R Us

Etch a Sketch R Us

JFK Saves the World with an Etch A Sketch That could easily have been the headline in October of 1962. When the drawing toy first arrived in the US, there’d never anything like it.  In an age of fingerpainting and Play Doh, and woven summer-school...