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The Joys of Roller Coaster Tycoon

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A few weeks ago, I woke up jet lagged at 5am in a Millbrae hotel room. I had the urge to do something nostalgic. To relive something, anything, I used to do as a kid. By 5:15am I had downloaded …

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Kevin Starter Pack

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On Monday, Yoko finished drawing a Kevin Starter Pack. She illustrated 12ish items that capture me and how I scoot through daily life just because she felt like it. It was a followup to her Yoko Starter Pack from last month. …

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‘The Ultimate Action Movie’

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You settle into your plush stadium seat, dead center, fourth row up. Arm rests down, there’s a half-cherry-half-Coke Icee with two straws in the cupholder to your left and a $6 box of Junior Mints to your right. The pre-movie …

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I dedicate this one to Jonathan Harris

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Jonathan Harris is one of those people who sticks with me as a source of inspiration. He’s just always there, Mr. 27, making me think differently. Let’s take this Friday afternoon to memorialize a few of my favorite Harris-isms that I can’t but help but periodically ponder.

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The cab driver that could have been a millionaire

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My girlfriend taught me to talk to my cab drivers. She would tell me stories about her taxi chats, always asking the same questions, “where did you grow up?” and “what are your favorite places eat?”

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The Poetic Wax of Weightlifting

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As far as I can remember, my first “gym” experience was early high school when P.E. class featured a weight training unit. Hence, one fateful day my 130lb sophomore frame reluctantly strolled into the school’s weight room for the first …

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5 Absurdly Worthwhile Under-$10-Purchases I’ve Made In The Past Year(ish)

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34oz bottle of Valentina Hot Sauce $1.99 at Associated Market, Park Slope, Brooklyn The setting: March 10, 2012, shortly after my 24th birthday. In either a complete lapse of judgement or ultimate gift to the hot sauce heads of P. …

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I don’t read books.

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Until the beginning of this year, I didn’t read books. When envisioning the quintessential 21st century gentleman, amidst the brogue boots and well sculpted scruff, I’m convinced the man reads. He’s read classics, he reads regularly, hell he’s read his …

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My Mother, In Her Zone

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A few weeks ago, my mother announced to the family that she was nominated for Employee Of The Year at her hospital. My initial thought was, “Whoa mom, that’s a pretty big deal.” From past conversations I knew her hospital …

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What’s your favorite thing to do on the weekend? Explore.

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If you asked me to describe my dream Saturday, I’d immediately tell you that after breakfast tacos it’s all spent exploring. Any type of exploring is fine. High fives if you’re out in the world, seeing new things, and boosting …

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