About the BloggerPatrick Donohue is the proudest Indiana native you're likely to find. Seriously. No one is prouder to be from a state that so many people know relatively so little about than he is. Patrick is a native of Terre Haute and a graduate of the Ernie Pyle School of Journalism at Indiana University. Knowing this, you might think he’d be a huge John "Cougar" Mellencamp fan, a man considered by some to be the Hoosier State's poet laureate. But you'd be wrong. In a major way. | Email Patrick
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I have to be honest, most of what I want to say about author and Twitter-lebrity Justin Halpern’s latest book, “I Suck at Girls,” can’t be printed in this newspaper.
This is a vulgar book. A very vulgar book.
In fact, I would venture to say that a magic four-letter word appears more times in this short 192-page memoir than the last three Tarantino movies combined.
I don’t consider my love of Coldplay to be a guilty pleasure, though many others might.
After all, it’s been nearly eight years since a single joke in Judd Apatow’s “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” made being a fan of this massively popular British quartet seem about as cool as shopping at Walmart or as manly as having a ticket stub from Lilith Fair.
You know the joke I’m referring to. Let’s not revisit it.
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The New York Times has a great piece on young people and their love of good food they probably can't afford. The story includes this gem of a sentence:
It surely comforts modern parents who have spent fortunes educating their children to know that these children are spending money on pork belly and not, for instance, cocaine.
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If you own a smartphone or tablet, you know the moment I’m about to describe.
You’re browsing the app store or see a blog post about new or must-have apps when one piques your interest.
You download the app and find something you can’t believe you were able to live without. You’re much stronger than you thought.
I had this revelatory moment recently upon downloading the latest version of Evernote Food for the iPad.