Men Are Idiots Who Do Stupid Things

December 22, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane took out a few moments from writing to Kim Jung Un to ask him to please send her a list of acceptable films to see over the holidays, in order to read some research that an alert reader sent to her. A note to male readers of this blog. The following is, […]

Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

December 18, 2014

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  Life in the Boomer Lane took a break from reading accusations that Barack Obama is a Muslim Communist, in order to review the past year.  Many people would agree that 2014 can’t end soon enough. It has seemed, at times, that we have all been on a long downhill slide, greased by the hijacking […]

Posted in: commentary

Being Hanukkah in a Christmas World

December 14, 2014

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(I’ve written several posts over the years, about being Jewish at Christmastime. I’ve just about covered all angles and decided to give myself a break this year.  I’m re-posting an old piece. If you’ve seen it already, fee free to do something more worthwhile, like standing in an endless line at the post office or […]

Posted in: holidays

I’ll Trade You My VISA Card and Driver’s License for Some Small Plastic Containers

December 13, 2014

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Life in the Boomer Lane’s annual holiday shopping, in addition to items that can be purchased online, always seems to include items that can only be purchased by making the rounds of little stores that one would never think of to frequent for any reason whatsoever. This year, the hunt was on for small plastic […]

Bitch Planet

December 10, 2014

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Vox Magazine had an interesting article about a new feminist comic book titled “Bitch Planet.” This comic has deep and meaningful ramifications for society’s often misguided and misogynistic culture. But, since Life in the Boomer Lane stopped caring about comics once she got too old for Betty and Veronica, she doesn’t care about this. On […]

Posted in: humor, pop culture, satire, women

James Bond Beds A 50-Year-Old Woman. Applause, please.

December 8, 2014

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For those of you who have been living inside a broken pay phone booth since 1962, you may not have been aware that James Bond likes his women plentiful, available, and pretty darn nubile.  The average age of the men who have played Bond over the last 200 years, has been 43.5.  The average age […]

An Open Letter to Elizabeth Lauten

December 1, 2014

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Dear Elizabeth, I’ve just read your Facebook letter to Sasha and Malia Obama, followed by your apology.  First off, I am impressed that the Communications Director for a Congressman would take time out from her busy and important schedule to address herself to the sartorial appearance of the Nation’s First Daughters. I immediately checked your […]

Posted in: politics
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