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Attending a wedding seems like it should be easy; show up, throw rice, eat food. But being there for your friend and relative means adhering to some guidelines so you don’t spoil their big day. Rob Sachs speaks with wedding expert Susan Schneider, a former editor of wedding magazines author [...]

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About six years ago I was dating a pretty brunette from Massachusetts. One night as we were making out on her couch, I inadvertently made some strange mouth noises (it can happen to the best of us). Apparently, one of my mumblings sounded very close to the words, [...]

Back in my day, things were different. I never thought I would start off a blog post by saying that… I grew up straddling Generation X and Y, so I can proudly claim to be a member of both the hackers and slackers. We’re also the ones who are supposed to [...]

A lot people say that the happiest day in their life is when they became a parent, but as I’ve just discovered having my second child wasn’t necessarily the second happiest day of my life. To be clear, my wife and I are thrilled about the birth of Chloe, a beautiful little girl who [...]

With the United States out of the World Cup, I need to pick a new team to back to get interested in watching the games, cause let’s be honest, I don’t like soccer enough to just enjoy a random game between two teams I know nothing about. But the question remains who should [...]

Not Annoyingy Your Wife NPR Podcast

For my last podcast under the NPR banner, I decided it was good to finally have my wife Anna have a shot on air. We talked over what a good topic might be and though something about pregnancy would be apt since she is in her last trimester. [...]

Tomorrow I head to watch the Phillies take on the lowly Nats, I say lowly even though we’re only two games into the season (but let’s be honest the Nats stink). As a lifelong Phillies fan, I’m always excited to see my team, especially when they’re coming off two of the best seasons [...]

Every April Fool’s Day some wise guy pulls a prank that makes you feel like a doofus. This year I want to be that guy. So I travelled all the way up to New York just to try play a joke on a friend, Dan Pashman of the food podcast The Sporkful..

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It’s pretty hard to screw up the name Rob, three letters, one syllable, pretty straight forward. But if you have a name of Nigerian origin like Rob’s NPR, colleague Sonari Glinton, that’s a different story. Rob and Sonari talk about techniques for both learning how to pronounce uncommon names, and the etiquette for teaching others [...]

Thinking about having a great party this St. Patrick’s Day? Well don’t forget to craft the perfect playlist. Famed “mashup” master DJ Z-Trip says that preparation is key whether he’s spinnig records for a Vegas nightclub or setting up his I-tunes playlist for a BBQ with friends. Here are Z-Trip’s [...]