Dan Friedman

Archive for September, 2014|Monthly archive page

Hipsters Go Middle Age

In Comedy, Culture, Films, Travel on September 22, 2014 at 9:51 pm

For most people, the middle of life isn’t so much marked by crisis as by a general, if heightened, anxiety. As your body gradually succumbs to entropy and gravity, you realize that history has taken place, and you have barely participated. You weren’t Madonna, you never won Wimbledon, you didn’t stop global warming.

And yet you carry on. You may no longer surprise yourself, but you make the best of the ragtag set of memories, skills and achievements you have. You live your life.


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8 Reasons Luis Suarez Should Convert to Judaism

In Comedy, Football (Soccer) on September 22, 2014 at 9:47 pm

In the most dramatic turn of events at the World Cup in Brazil so far, Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez — one of the most talented players of his generation — has been banned from “all football-related activities” for four months for biting the shoulder of Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini in Uruguay’s June 24 game against Italy.
That means he’ll miss the entire rest of the World Cup.
Here’s why Suarez should use his enforced absence from the beautiful game to join the Chosen People.
1. Chicken soup tastes better than Chiellini’s shoulder.