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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Feeling Young-Gore By The Minute

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Neil Young and Al Gore shared the stage for about 40 minutes this past Thursday at the annual Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco, whose theme was “Reimagine Everything,” which is meant to be futuristic, but also carries more than a wisp of nostalgia, especially when two guys with their storied histories are talking. Every year…
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The Ultimate “Heated” Debate

There’s Ebola and hooded terrorists sheathing swords and the imminent World Series, but when you want to get down to real issues of life and death, you can’t beat the Rethinking Hell Conference, held in Houston this past July. OK, technically not so much “life and death” issues of death, death, and death. Specifically, what…
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The Only Thing We Have To Fear Is….Everything!

I recently watched the latest Ken Burns’ PBS epic “The Roosevelts,” and it was totally great and I heartily recommend it, but the whole 14 hours were worth it just to learn that President Teddy Roosevelt, undoubtedly our most machismo president, once was on the stump giving a campaign speech outdoors when somebody in the…
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Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road? To Elect Joni Ernst!

Apparently the issue that may decide whether Democrats or Republicans control the Senate after next month’s midterm elections isn’t ISIL, immigration, global warming or the economy, but hens. Specifically, four hens that wandered into the yard of Iowa Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley. Braley threatened litigation if the four “therapeutic hens” (that’s how the owner…
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And Now…Personalize Diabetes!

Here is my “favorite” line from a Wall Street Journal article regarding the resounding success of Coca-Cola’s “Share A Coke” advertising campaign, in which the 250 most popular names of teens and millennials were prominently emblazoned on the labels of some of their soft drink bottles, and which not only halted a decade long decline…
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