The Queen Of Kool-Aid


My son, Chuck, was eleven and my daughter, Ruth, was nine at the time. Chuck approached me one day with a serious look on his face. [ Read More ]

Burger Cosplay


They’re called cosplayers. They wear costumes and show-off the artistic sides of themselves. Of all them, these burger cosplayers are my favorite. [ Read More ]

How to Tell You’re a College Student


My friend Amy and I were home from college for the summer. We were in her parents’ kitchen making lunch when her mother walked in. [ Read More ]

Vegetarian Birthday Cake


My co-teachers heard that I’m trying to convert to a vegetarian diet, and it was my birthday. So, they got me this “cake.” [ Read More ]

Watch Your Dining Ethics


I spotted this sign in a restaurant: “If you wish to extinguish your cigarette on your plate, the waiter will gladly bring your food in an ashtray.” [ Read More ]

0 Calorie Brunch!


Where can you get a delicious, greasy, 0 calorie brunch in NYC? Apparently, this restaurant has just the thing. There’s only one catch… [ Read More ]



I am not a parent. I am not a parent on purpose. I relate to animals much better than I relate to children but the state seems to frown upon leaving bowls of food and water on the floor so I knew I’d have to try a little harder. [ Read More ]

Oreos: An Addiction


I relish my Double Stuf Oreos, which, according to the latest reports, is commensurate with cocaine in their addictive power—prompting, as they do, pleasure-center neurons to discharge with the same vigor as hardcore drugs. [ Read More ]

Kay Sah Dee Yah [PODCAST]


Paul McCartney once wondered if the world has “had enough of silly love songs.” Steven Sellers answers no, with this catchy ditty confessing his love for this cheesy Mexican favorite: quesadillas. [ Read More ]

Bad Day for Coffee


I ordered coffee for take-out. The bottom of the plastic cup got punctured when I put it in my car’s cup holder. [ Read More ]