Bitter Rivals

"Social Q's" is Philip Galanes's advice column in the New York Times.  Every Tuesday in Anti-Social Q's, I will answer the same questions as "Social Q's," with a greater regard for the sad state of the human condition.

This week Philip deals with a variety of issues.  Parents want to attend a municipal wedding, someone wants to know how to interact with someone they despise, another person meddles in the personal affairs of other families, and a woman cannot deal with living in an apartment building.

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Too Quick to Divorce

"Social Q's" is Philip Galanes's advice column in the New York Times.  Every Tuesday in Anti-Social Q's, I will answer the same questions as "Social Q's," with a greater regard for the sad state of the human condition.

This week Philip deals with a variety of issues.  A couple want to divorce, a man invites too many people to dinner, a woman talks like a baby around certain people, and human resources employee is snooping in people's records.

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The Six Best The Amazing Race Episodes of 2017

A bunch of strangers meet their teammates right before they head around the world.  What could possibly go wrong? READ MORE

The Four Best Recipes of 2017

Cooking videos and the internet.  You can't have one without the other.  Below, our favorite recipe videos of the year to date.  Ranked in ascending order of deliciousness. READ MORE

Being a Baby about Seeing a Baby

"Social Q's" is Philip Galanes's advice column in the New York Times.  Every Tuesday in Anti-Social Q's, I will answer the same questions as "Social Q's," with a greater regard for the sad state of the human condition.

This week Philip deals with a variety of issues.  Someone wants to inform people that they may not be able to visit when accepting an invitation, someone in debt keeps digging a deeper hole, grandparents want people who are practically strangers to meet their grandchild, and someone wants to move to the Midwest because they would look relatively thin.

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The Four Best Veep Episodes of 2017

Selina is no longer in the White House.  But that is all the reason she needs to plot a comeback.  Below, the best episodes of the season.  Ranked in ascending order of presidential behavior." READ MORE

The Four Best French Presidential Campaign Moments of 2017

Of all the major elections that took place this year, the French one failed to deliver the most.  It's candidates refused to take part in any of the theatrics or histrionics that our candidates did even though they had so much potential.  So the best moments go to the French citizenry who took it upon themselves to extend the practice of French cooking onto the campaign trail.  Ranked in ascending order of existentialism. READ MORE

One Quick Tomato Soup

Tomatensuppe from Stefan Jahns on Vimeo.

Oil and peppers
Onion and garlic, they're classics

plum tomatoes
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Stop It with the Hugs Already

"Social Q's" is Philip Galanes's advice column in the New York Times.  Every Tuesday in Anti-Social Q's, I will answer the same questions as "Social Q's," with a greater regard for the sad state of the human condition.

This week Philip deals with a variety of issues.  Someone does not want to read someone else's political views, some guy does not like hugs, a friend wants to loan a friend some money, and a woman wonders whether she should reach out to her in-laws.

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Egg Casserole for Breakfast

Crockpot Egg Casserole from Amber Pranger on Vimeo.

Eggs and milk.
Is it breakfast time?

Salt and pepper,
to season not spice. READ MORE

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