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What It’s Like to Work for the Same Company for More Than 25 Years

After 30 years of working the arts and culture beat at Newsweek, Ray Sawhill was let go. The magazine had “somehow survived the advent of…

A Cultural History of ‘Workin’ Hard or Hardly Workin’?’

“Workin’ hard, or hardly workin’?”  It’s one of those vapid, stupid things that people say when either they’re awkwardly trying to make smalltalk, or when…

Why Does the ‘Sent From My iPhone’ Line Still Exist?

I’d like you to think I’m such a dutiful, devoted writer that I’m constantly sitting before my laptop, even on evenings and weekends, tapping away…

Is It Really Unethical for Professors to Sell Students Their Own Books?

Mikie Long finally caved and bought the $160 textbook. The junior at South Carolina’s Clemson University had been told there was no other way to…