Entries by Dan Kilian

Reading Is Better Than Food

The original title for this piece was “Why Fashion Is Better Than Food”. My idea was to examine reality show contests. I thought I could make a living writing shallow pieces on whatever I was watching on TV. Then I remembered that Maureen Dowd already has that niche filled. Continue reading

The Drone Strike Etiquette Manual:Top 10 Guidelines

During a bad patch of the election–when it looked as though Mitt Romney might actually win—it dawned on someone in the administration that unfettered presidential kill powers might not be as cool if we ever had another president. Its okay for President Obama to have such life-and-death power, because he’s really really careful about it, but it was thought prudent that some rules be drafted. Continue reading