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The airplane risk equation

By Sander Lutz

November 17, 2010

It has come to my attention, hopefully to the great concern of each and every one of you, that I may have a slight “issue” with neuroticism. Beginning with my childhood, an eye-opening period of running from hypothetical white sound-proof kidnapper vans (to the point of taking a different route home...

Just one more thing the UK does better

Just one more thing the UK does better

By Jade Jones-Hawk

November 17, 2010

Let me tell you about the most amazing show you may have never heard of. It’s called Skins. Read More »...

How Facebook has made me into a creeper

By Hank Brown

November 17, 2010

Keeping on task with homework, college apps, crafting fine pottery, brewing meth or whatever kids do these days is difficult, due to the fact that the procrastination machines we call computers and smart phones are so integral to our everyday lives. But today I am not here to discuss how technology is...

Letters to the editor: “Getting Personal” (September 2010)

October 16, 2010

Dear Tam News, Two weeks ago, while in New York on business, someone sent me a link to the article “Getting personal: Craigslist offers more than just furniture” in the Tam News.  I have to say I was stunned and bitterly disappointed that such a recklessly cavalier and nonchalant perspective...

Mill Valley shenanigans exposed

By Hank Brown

October 1, 2010

Welcome to Mill Valley, a magical land of wonderment where singing children frolic through forests of cypress and wealth seems to flow like the river Nile. It is a place where doors are left unlocked and grand houses are unattended by adults for weeks on end. Some may call it paradise, cynics may refer...

The fires of intolerance burn on

By Jade Jones-Hawk

October 1, 2010

As the nation marked the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, I thanked the universe that the proposed “Burn a Koran Day” had never come to fruition. This graceless brainchild of an event was masterminded by Floridian Reverend Terry Jones, leader of...

GLAMCHOPS: Rookie car bomber

By Elissa Stolman

May 5, 2010

On May 1, a 1993 Nissan Pathfinder failed to explode as planned in New York City’s Times Square in an attempted terrorist car bombing. Officials found forensic evidence from the suspect inside the car, as well as a complicated mess of gasoline, propane, firecrackers, alarm clocks, a metal gun locker,...