Search Something: Who is the Current Standard-Bearer for the Successful Twentysomething?

Is Lena Dunham, creator and star of HBO’s Girls, the successful ‘face’ of twentysomethings? Now, before you stop reading, this isn’t about extolling the talents of Ms. Dunham, nor is it about deriding them.  (In truth, being the non-cable person that I am, I’ve seen maybe five minutes of Girls via clips and promos).  This is about a … Continue reading

Search Something: As I Watch My Small Town Die

It’s late on a Sunday afternoon, and as I sit here in front of my computer with a muted football game flashing by on TV, I can hear a banner in front of my house whip softly in the breeze.  The only other sound is the occasional car passing by on the highway.  Some discarded … Continue reading

Search Something: The Rejection Robots

The automated rejection email.  You know, the one that goes something like this: Thank you for your interest in [insert job title here], but it has been determined that your resumé does not display the minimum qualifications for this job. Yeah, that email.  If you’re like most poor job seekers these days, you’ve probably seen … Continue reading