I set the table while Mom faffed about the kitchen, mashing potatoes, carving turkey, and stirring the gravy, licking it off of the wooden spoon and muttering to herself, “more pepper.” I joined Dad in the living room. He was watching Family Feud reruns, casting his gaze occasionally out the…

“OK, Boomer” is the current phrase going viral on social media platforms like TikTok and Twitter. Meant as a generational insult, it’s a clap-back to people with outdated views on topics such as politics and the environment and is meant as an automatic shut-down. Various news outlets are tak…

Joe hung in the line to Bourbon & Toulouse for 15 minutes before making it to the register to order. He had just lost his job waiting tables at a restaurant downtown and fancied treating himself. His manager had sat him down, told him that she was cutting his shifts. “Last in, first out,…