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The Michael Jackson Death Circusnew

Despite his immense talent, Michael Jackson is not a man who should be revered.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  07-08-2009  |  Performance

Ignore the Economy As Best You Can, and Concentrate on Being Happynew

If economics lacks an absolute reality, then excessive fear is as irrational as excessive optimism.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  05-27-2009  |  Commentary

The Earth Can't Continue to Support Democratic Breeding Habitsnew

We can never become green enough to combat increasing population growth. There is much debate about the carrying capacity of the Earth, but one thing is certain: It does have one.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  04-29-2009  |  Environment

Our Brains on Drugsnew

Americans are already too distracted ... and now we're talking about legalizing pot?!
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  04-02-2009  |  Drugs

The Time Has Come to Talk About Boosting the Minimum Driving Agenew

We harangue our teenagers about sexually transmitted infections, drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, the violent content of video games, mass-produced entertainment, even guns. Yet according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motor-vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  03-19-2009  |  Commentary

Serious Monkey Businessnew

When will people learn that non-domesticated animals are dangerous?
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  03-05-2009  |  Animal Issues

Caveman Comeback?new

Perhaps reintroducing Neanderthals to planet Earth could keep the human race from becoming too boring.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  02-20-2009  |  Comedy

Poking and Proddingnew

Ah, the joys of the life of the artist-phlebotomist.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  01-15-2009  |  Comedy

Election '08: The Role of Racenew

The whole "lipstick on a pig" controversy is the end result of the GOP's brilliant efforts to play the race card.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  09-18-2008  |  Commentary

Has Our Country Come Far Enough to Elect Obama as President?new

Many of us have been so blinded by outright relief that whatever the outcome of this presidential election, we're finally going to be rid of George W. Bush, that we've soft-peddled one simple but crucial fact: The United States is a racist country.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  09-04-2008  |  Commentary

Perusing the Pastnew

If history is always written by victors ... then what is the point?
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  08-21-2008  |  Comedy

This Column May Be Recordednew

Enjoying some time with various Customer Service Professionals.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  07-24-2008  |  Comedy

For Divorcees, Modern-Day Dating is a Whole New Experiencenew

The real problem with dating sites is that people write their own profiles. There are hardly any genuinely relevant sections on the questionnaires like, "In 100 words or less, describe your personality disorder and its prognosis." Or, "The last time you got out of rehab, how long was it before you found yourself in a bar again?"
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  06-26-2008  |  Comedy

Married? Then Do Not Read This Columnnew

Due to circumstances beyond my control, I've been communicating with a lot of divorced people lately. I've read tons of books on the sociology, psychology, morality and religiosity of the process, and I have come to the unfortunate conclusion that nobody knows a goddamn thing about marriage.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  06-11-2008  |  Comedy

The Dark Side of Horse Racing is Finally Being Revealednew

This year, a horse called Big Brown won the Kentucky Derby. But Big Brown's win was overshadowed by the No. 2 horse breaking both ankles after the finish. Eight Belles was humanely euthanized at the track.
Tucson Weekly  |  Catherine O'Sullivan  |  05-29-2008  |  Sports

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