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2010 Stories by Sam Eifling

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  • A True Cutup

    published December 30, 2010

    French artist Orlan worried about just this situation — you reading about her — last year in an interview with the Guardian.... More >>

  • Jumbotron

    published December 16, 2010

    When your parents warned you about running away to join the circus, it wasn’t because they were afraid you’d never call home again (that... More >>

  • Nice, Not So Much

    published December 2, 2010

    Why don’t Jewish girls have the reputation as everyone’s favorite bad girls? Not enough plaid skirts? There’s no other justifiable... More >>

  • Sagan, Again

    published November 4, 2010

    There was a time when Carl Sagan was the James Bond of public science intellectuals: Women wanted him, and men wanted to be him. How cool is a job... More >>

  • Moore to Love

    published October 21, 2010

    Michael Moore is polarizing enough that as soon as his name is mentioned in the same sentence with “An Evening With” and “at... More >>

  • Ye Cats!

    published October 14, 2010

    Show of hands here: Do you think the World Wide Web is more smitten with boobs or with cats? Surely, at least, those twin titans of online traffic... More >>

  • Jon Lovitz: Making Fun of Himself or Us?

    published October 7, 2010

    Was there anyone on TV in the ’90s who felt more comfortable as himself than Jon Lovitz? From Friends to Seinfeld, he... More >>

  • Standing Pats

    published September 30, 2010

    The NFL’s famous tendency toward parity hinges on several factors — the salary cap, a scheduling office that forces the best teams to... More >>

  • Ain’t Nothing but Mammals

    published September 23, 2010

    Where would we be, exactly, without the most disgusting among our animal friends? Vultures and maggots get a bad rap, true, but those rotting... More >>

  • Dark Anniversary

    published September 9, 2010

    The beauty of this one is, you have all day to remember. CNN will be a maudlin Ferris wheel all day, while Fox News stokes the shards of hurt and... More >>

  • Heels on Wheels

    published July 29, 2010

    Until now, there was never a need for roller-derby girls to justify their existence. They apparently got off on giving themselves bad-bitch names,... More >>

  • White and Blue

    published July 15, 2010

    It’s odd that Ron White was one of the original members of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, considering the persona he projects on stage:... More >>

  • The Price of Love

    published June 3, 2010

    Now, it may be true that marriage is being assailed these days. The cantankerous Right would have you think that two dudes smooching is going to... More >>

  • Block Heads

    published June 3, 2010

    We know what you’re thinking: Legos as art. Yeah, right. If by art you mean sweet-ass minihelicopters or little Death Stars or any of the... More >>

  • Meet and Tweet

    published June 3, 2010

    The whole notion of a Tweetup is going to sound unbearably nerdy to anyone who hasn’t yet gotten sucked into Twitter (which, far from a... More >>

  • The Best of the Most

    published May 13, 2010

    Not content simply to send ersatz Santas to bell you out of quarters at Christmastime, the Salvation Army Broward invites the fit and enthusiastic... More >>

  • Fin Fan Frenzy

    published April 22, 2010

    The Jets fans will forever have the lock on Radio City Music Hall — and witness to some of the great draft miscues in modern history. You owe... More >>

  • Aargh, Single Mates!

    published April 15, 2010

    Rum, buggery, and the lash: The real traditions of the British navy, according to Winston Churchill, all must also be considered perks of... More >>

  • Punching, for Haiti

    published April 8, 2010

    One of the amazing byproducts of Haiti’s devastating earthquake was to remind most of us just how impotent we are when it comes to helping... More >>

  • The Pitchman Cometh

    published April 1, 2010

    When we look back on ’60s comedy, we think foremost of Lenny Bruce and George Carlin, stand-ups who did yeoman’s work railing against... More >>

  • From Verona With Love

    published March 18, 2010

    Why is it we keep settling on Romeo and Juliet as Shakespeare’s signature work? Its first critic saw it and sniffed, “It... More >>

  • Dr. Feelweird

    published March 11, 2010

    The medical fetish — now there’s one that’ll creep your ass out. Where’s the sex in medicine? Get undressed. Sit on a cold... More >>

  • Cirque Us

    published March 4, 2010

    Perhaps comedian Patton Oswalt’s says it best when he describes Cirque du Soleil as being “wet and French and gay and on fire.”... More >>

  • Hello, Dalai

    published February 18, 2010

    What you’ll notice first about listening to a chat with Tenzin Gyatso, known in the hood as the 14th Dalai Lama, is his aura of humble,... More >>

  • Oliver Fist

    published February 11, 2010

    Oliver McCall’s greatest moment as a fighter may have come 16 years ago, but anyone who can beat Lennox Lewis in his prime — send... More >>

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