About Stan Sinberg

Stan is an award-winning newspaper columnist, radio commentator, and features writer whose humor has appeared in everything from the NY Times to WSJ and MAD Magazine. Stan is a native New Yorker living on the west coast. His website is www.stansinberg.com and you can email him at stan@stansinberg.com or follow him on Twitter @ssinberg1
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Why Lie In Texas? It’s Good Business!

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You know those gangster movies where some poor sap is getting worked over by pug-ugly thugs and then one of them says, “Hey, Louie, if you just tell us what we want to hear, we’ll let you go,” and the poor soul, stuck between a rock and a hard place – perhaps literally – gives…
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Microbes “R” Us

If you’re one of those people heavily invested in humankind being the pinnacle of all creation and how we have been endowed by our creator with free will and our existence has some great overriding purpose, DON’T READ THIS ARTICLE. Seriously. You will get very bummed out. Or at least severely irritated at microbiologists, who,…
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Ferguson: Perception Became Reality

About ten days ago, I was sitting in my friend’s computer store when a black kid, maybe 20 years old, dressed in a T-shirt and jeans, walked in. He strolled past the cellphone accessories display and rows of computers renting by the hour towards the service counter. Before he could get there, one of the…
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What, Me Worry?

“Ebola! Is the Deadly African Virus Coming For YOU? Uh, probably not. Not if you live in the United States and don’t, say, fly to Nigeria searching for carriers and then inducing them to bleed or vomit on you. Otherwise, you’re pretty safe. But don’t let that stop you from panicking! And tweeting about how…
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The Story That Will Lower Your “Happiness Quotient”

Boy, there are times when this constitutional right to “the pursuit of happiness” thing in the United States really becomes an embarrassment. While Central American kids are fleeing their countries and embarking on terrifying journeys to the U.S. to avoid getting killed by gangs, and the Middle East is literally exploding, and the Ebola virus…
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