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Written by Pats Papers | Thursday, 5 December 2013 7:16 AM
A fun segment from the Wednesday, December 4th edition of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Written by Pat Papers | Tuesday, 19 November 2013 9:16 PM
I recorded an audiobook for the first time this summer. I’ve waited until now to write about it because the release of the book was timed to coincide with this week’s 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination.
Written by Pats Papers | Tuesday, 19 November 2013 9:30 AM
I did an interview last week with Gothamist about my Thanksgiving and Christmas plans. Who knew an off-the-cuff remark about pie loyalty would generate such discussion?
Written by Pat Papers | Wednesday, 13 November 2013 10:09 AM
The gang over at Improv Everywhere has put out its latest edition of movies in real life. This time they had 20 women recreate the famous “I’ll have what she’s having” scene from When Harry Met Sally, where Meg Ryan famously faked an orgasm. Read more . . .
Written by Pats Papers | Tuesday, 29 October 2013 8:25 PM
As I sit comfortably at home tonight I’m thinking of those lost in Hurricane Sandy, and recalling what I was doing at 8 pm a year ago.
Written by Pats Papers | Monday, 28 October 2013 6:25 AM
A New York Post story about condom use is my pick for today’s most creative headline writing.
Written by Pat Papers | Thursday, 3 October 2013 1:56 PM
It feels like there’s a lot of “change for the sake of change” in Apple’s iOS7 update for iPhone and iPad. For the past week I’ve been finding my way around trying to undo some of the “improvements” in the new operating system. Here are some key problems and solutions:
Written by Pats Papers | Monday, 23 September 2013 6:12 PM
I moderated a United Nations panel discussion on empowerment of women today. Among the things I learned from actress and activist Geena Davis: that women are under-represented in most areas of science and technology jobs—with one notable exception. She credits the success of television shows like CSI and NCIS for getting a huge number of women interested in becoming forensic investigators.
Written by Pat's Papers | Friday, 13 September 2013 7:30 AM
Don’t believe everything a television anchor says. That advice, from the Wall Street Journal, is accompanied by a picture of my face. After a close read, however, I decided not to be offended as the article is a good one about how film makers use fake newscasts as a “quick and dirty plot-exposition device.”
Written by Pat's Papers | Wednesday, 11 September 2013 7:55 PM
Today’s Starbucks Alter Ego comes from a reader named Brooke, who sent us not one, but two doppelgängers.
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New breeds of Christmas trees promise longer life and even a more pleasing scent.
- 12/5 The Daily Show: Pat Plays Along with Samantha Bee
- 12/3 Study: Men Only Using Half a Brain
- 12/3 “Meaning” is the New Trend in Baby Names
- 12/5 Color of the Year: “Radiant Orchid”
- 12/4 Woman Lines Up Selfie with Bridge Jumper in Background
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Pat took on a job narrating the audiobook version of “The Poison Patriarch,” by Marc Shaw.
- Listening to @DOPEITSDOM with my girl Yanna. I can't wait for him to come to Howard !!
3:23 PM Oct 9th from twitterfeed
- O Facebook tá uma confusão de fotos de crianças com desenhos animados no perfil. '-'
3:21 PM Oct 9th from twitterfeed
- CRAVING that cake!!!! Just oh my God... #GBBO #greatbritishbakeoff
3:21 PM Oct 9th from twitterfeed