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Monday, October 19, 2020

This ‘n That

This N’ That: Dead man walkin’

This N’ That: Dead man walkin’

The high cost of health care is an emergency situation. Story: Chris Gerbasi // Illustration: Megan Mericle Quick quiz: What place charges $2,252 to walk in the door? Quick answer: The emergency room.  Many people may know that answer, but…
This ‘N That: Hot or not?

This ‘N That: Hot or not?

Hotness is in the hands of the holder. OMG! It’s the Hot! Issue! You can tell it’s exciting by all the exclamation points in the stories! And who better to bring you all the hottest, hippest trends in Lake and…
This N’ That: Shocking! Titillating! Mind-blowing!

This N’ That: Shocking! Titillating! Mind-blowing!

Inquiring minds want to know (sort of) about these local stories. Story: Chris Gerbasi // Illustration: Megan Mericle Everything must go! The National Enquirer is selling thousands of secrets, bizarre tales, and three-headed calves. Amaze your friends! Shock your neighbors!…
Stop and smell the cheese

Stop and smell the cheese

Every day and with every meal, I’m living the dream. It’s a perfect day for a dip in the cheese. The creamy golden-yellow waves of nacho cheese wash over me as I do the butterfly stroke from one end of…
A dirty word

A dirty word

Some journalists refuse to say it: plagiarism. And now, with stories ripped from today’s headlines and then taped back together, here’s “Deadline” with your host, Ted Kapoppel. Ted: Tonight, we examine ethics in media in the internet age. Recent reports…
The national pastime

The national pastime

If you’ve got a complaint, take a number. Everyone probably has gone through this at one time or another: You find yourself trapped in a situation with someone who complains about everything—every last occurrence and incident and detail in their…
This ‘N That: Seuss on the loose

This ‘N That: Seuss on the loose

Journal tells tall tales about the good doctor. Sad news in the world of whimsy: Audrey Geisel died recently at 97. She was the widow of the late Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, the author of dozens of…
This ‘N That: Real News

This ‘N That: Real News

You can’t believe everything you read, but you can believe this. Honest. As I’m writing this, I’m watching the film “Conspiracy Theory,” which has that great opening with Mel Gibson’s paranoid cabdriver character driving around and ranting about politics and…
14,675 steps to a healthier you

14,675 steps to a healthier you

Look no further – here’s your guru. The start of a new year is an important time. A time for reflection. A time for inspiration. A time when people think about changing their lives. But many of us don’t know…
The old man blues

The old man blues

Aging isn’t all bad—it just affects every aspect of your life. Another birthday’s coming, which is better than the alternative, but Father Time is looking more like a brother. Time is a confounding concept. As time marches on, it can…
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