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Who the hell likes being a lawyer? And while we’re at it, who has any love working as a plumber, accountant, hit squad leader, arms dealer or proctologist? But wouldn’t everyone love owning a beer garden, tavern or gin joint? What’s not to like about…

It’s October and haunted houses are springing up across the country almost as fast as Christmas displays at Walmart, stocked with the usual array of ghosts, zombies, and ax-wielding maniacs. While there is nothing wrong with tradition, trotting out the same old thing year after…

One of the best job choices ever, right up there with pop diva, neurosurgeon and pharaoh of Egypt, for thousands of years has been: founder (or leader) of a popular religion. You are instantly recognized, financed and beloved. Yet, few have ventured along this job…

Most dining establishments start off with the best of intentions. They desire to be a trend-setting bistro or cutting edge café with self-appointed mandates to reshape the entire dining industry—doing things the right way, each moment of every day. But after constant hot grease burns,…

Nudes are the most marginalized group in the world today. They’re barred from schools, bars, clinics, grocery stores, banks, parks, Parliament – the list goes on. With the possible exception of art gallery performances, Pride celebrations and late-inning baseball games, if you can name it,…

One of the two Chinese symbols for crisis is also the symbol for opportunity – a profound notion. The world is mired in financial crises. So, according to the Chinese language, opportunity must be around here somewhere. Embedded in economic misfortune is an opportunity to…