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Pointless controversy: Pretzels aren’t salty enough

I have never made Chex mix. I consider this a personal failing on my part, because it’s apparently super easy to do, and homemade Chex mix beats store-bought every time. Plus, you can put in whatever you want. My wife … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: The surprising reason new Ghostbusters will suck

Now with clickbait titles! This one simple trick will show you 30 things every ’80s kid remembers. You won’t believe what happens next. The other day I saw the trailer for the new Ghostbusters movie. Or rather, I saw the … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: Michael Bublé’s Christmas music is terrible

I’m going on record: I don’t like Michael Bublé, and especially not his Christmas music. It’s nothing against him as a person. It’s not even that he’s a bad singer; he isn’t. My problem with him is that I find … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: The mall or downtown

This may be of limited interest to people outside of Syracuse, but I was directed to an article today in the local paper in which guest columnist David M. Rubin explains why the city should spend money revitalizing Hotel Syracuse … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: The serial comma

I got into an interesting discussion recently, one that apparently causes English departments to form sides and descend into bloody clashes. It concerns the use of the serial comma, also known as the Oxford comma. Which of these do you … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: Lottery tickets and the Fates

Normally I like to stir up pointless controversy on silly subjects, but this time I want to turn it around. There’s some even more pointless controversy right now over that woman who just won half a billion dollars in the … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: Super Bowl XXXI had the best halftime show ever

The Super Bowl, hereafter spelled Superbowl because I’m lazy and I also think that’s the way it should be spelled anyway, has had an alarming number of truly terrible halftime shows. Looking through the history of them on Wikipedia is … Continue reading

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