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Aug 12, 2017
Marking the end of a life as it does, the occasion of an obituary is inherently unfortunate. And yet there's a lot to learn from an obit: snippets of forgotten history, facts unbeknownst to us in our youth, not to mention courage gleaned from a well-lived life.
Aug 05, 2017
Have a potty mouth? Good for you. Cursing has been scientifically proven to improve strength, endurance, people's trust in us, and our ability to communicate. And that's from the f*cking New York Times!
Jul 15, 2017
Old friends coming for a summer visit? Good luck. They materialize at the sound of your voice, they want to chat at breakfast, they remember you as the person you were at seventeen, and worst of all, they expect you to be on vacation, too.
Jul 07, 2017
Time is short and so are our attention spans. Since people aren't listening to each other, let's just give them a list when we have something to say: more bullet points, less bull shit.
Jun 30, 2017
Be careful out there. The Fourth of July is not for amateurs. Drink plenty of fluids, remember your suntan lotion, wear a hat, and don’t get into political arguments with drunks. Remember, you can love your country without acting like a frat boy.
Jun 23, 2017
Happy for the newlyweds but tired of weddings? Here's a plan guaranteed to please everyone.
Jun 02, 2017
Tourists drive you nuts? The major question is this.
Mar 24, 2017
Wondering where the worms have gone? Nervous about the temperature? Annoyed at neighbors who make snide comments about the smell? Ordering expensive enzymes on the internet? Give it up. Composting is as easy as...digging a hole and throwing stuff in.
Jun 17, 2016
Despite the fact that Great White Sharks can be roving engines of painful death, the Town of Chatham has proudly adopted them as its official mascot. Other towns are jealous and looking for similar blood seeking creatures. Herein I offer a few suggestions.