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5 Tips on How To Create Your Roller Derby Name

Remember that game you played as a teenager where you take the name of your first pet and the name of the first street you lived on to create your stripper/drag queen name? (Mine is Cuddles Hayes.) Well after I rented Whip It, that Drew Barrymore-directed movie about a roller derby team, I totally wanted…

5 Things I Learned From My Booze Fast

After 39 lonnnng days I finally broke my booze fast with a Dalmore Scotch lunch at the Varnish yesterday. Contrary to popular belief, most days this fast — inspired by Lent but by no means religious — was easy to pull off. I never got the shakes or spontaneously salivated, although in the second week…

Tips on How To Send Back a Bad Meal at a Restaurant

You’re at a nice restaurant and discover that your entree is not up to snuff. Maybe it’s missing the goat cheese that was listed in its description on the menu, maybe it’s supposed to be a hot dish and it arrives cold. Do you a) complain to the server and ask the kitchen to remake…