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The Psychology of ‘Rising to the Occasion’

A few weeks ago, perpetually hired and fired Trump employee Omarosa Manigault Newman appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and called Trump “a…

ICYMI: America’s Kinks, the Problem(s) with ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ and Big Dick Energy

I’d never profess to be a film critic, but there are two movie franchises that IMHO have been so thoroughly trashed they’re practically unrecognizable: Terminator…

Wait… Why Is Everyone Talking About Big Dick Energy?

Glad you asked. In many ways, it started with Anthony Bourdain. As many good things did. Just after the beloved celebrity chef and bon vivant…

The Dangerous Psychology of Believing Your Own Hype

There is, of course, a dangerous line between self-confidence and arrogance — a line to which some people are patently oblivious, often to their detriment. The Ancient…