Hello Teething, Goodbye Sleep

I’m no evolutionary biologist, but I have a theory about what makes homo sapiens the greatest species ever to grace planet Earth. But first, let me tell you about teething. In the five months that I’ve been a parent, nothing has been as challenging as caring for my son as he begins the teething process.…
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Why Sarcastic People Are Better Than You

I grew up a chubby, freckle-faced redhead, so naturally I developed my brand of sarcastic humor quite early in life. Some might say it was a defense mechanism, but those idiots don’t understand that sarcasm is actually a sign of intelligence. In reality, I was a child with superior brain power who just happened to…
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‘Best Of Ben’ 2015: A Year In Review

New Year’s may be the weirdest time of year. We all come together and collectively agree to do dumb stuff like make resolutions we absolutely know will never work out. We dress up and black out partying in honor of writing a new number on the three checks we still write. And, oddest of all,…
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Thank God, My Baby Knows How To Rock

As much as it may pain my hipster-leaning friends to hear me say this, I love AC/DC, and I always will. I’m not going to stand in line to get tickets for their third visit to The Fargodome, but that doesn’t mean I don’t crank the volume every time “Back in Black” comes up in…
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Donald Trump’s A Robot, Right?

After his laughable announcement calling for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on,” Donald Trump has rightly earned the label of racist. Many in the media are now freely slapping that label on him, which is fitting, but too simple…
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