Ed Spivey Jr. 6-01-2010

Frank Luntz sees things differently than the rest of us.

Ed Spivey Jr. 5-01-2010

As summer approaches, I look forward to the day, sometime in late July, when all the snow will finally be gone from Washington, D.C.

Ed Spivey Jr. 4-01-2010
'Opening the floodgates' for Happy Meals
Ed Spivey Jr. 3-01-2010

It was a very special day, and I chose my necktie accordingly, a selection made easier by the fact that I only have two.

Ed Spivey Jr. 2-01-2010

I’ve been surfing the Internet, looking for ways to escape the coming apocalypse that ancient Mayans, using science available at the time, predicted for two years from now.

Ed Spivey Jr. 1-01-2010

The new year is dawning brightly—usually too brightly, depending on how late you stayed up on New Year’s Eve—and it is filled with hope and the unlimited possibility of a fresh st

Ed Spivey Jr. 12-01-2009

This being December, many of you are starting to go through closets finding raiment suitable for the children to wear in the upcoming church Christmas pageant.

Ed Spivey Jr. 11-01-2009

While purchasing a slingshot recently, I began to wonder what message this might be sending to my credit card company, a business that pays special attention to my spending habits out of what I use

Ed Spivey Jr. 9-01-2009

This month’s cover story is about sex, and there is nothing I can add to the topic that would not violate the rules of my parole, except to mention that a Nevada senator—who single-hand

Ed Spivey Jr. 8-01-2009

With all the mixed signals we’ve been getting these days about the use of torture, it’s hard to know what to believe.

Ed Spivey Jr. 7-01-2009

This is my first column in our bold new magazine design, which was created to bring state-of-the-art publishing innovations to our readers. Also, we were bored with the old design.

Ed Spivey Jr. 6-01-2009

As I sit at my desk thinking up innovative ideas for the coming decade—MacArthur Mediocrity Grants, AIG offices relocating to Guan­tanamo, AIDS awareness seminars for the pope (“I d

Ed Spivey Jr. 5-01-2009

I hold in my hand a printout of the e-mail I just received from Barack Obama.

Ed Spivey Jr. 4-01-2009

With the nation facing fiscal uncertainty (actually, complete and absolute certainty—just like the in­evi­table wedgie I got every day in junior-high gym class), maybe it&rsq

Ed Spivey Jr. 3-01-2009
Being the trusting sort, I clicked on the link. Life is different now.
Ed Spivey Jr. 2-01-2009

The International Space Station is a cramped scientific laboratory orbiting in an environment where temperatures on a good day top out at minus 273 degrees Celsius.

Ed Spivey Jr. 1-01-2009

Made you look. Anyway, the world economy continues to spin downward despite my previous column on the subject, which was intended to bring needed comic relief to struggling world markets.

Ed Spivey Jr. 12-01-2008

The following is an excerpt from economic philosopher Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations treatise, one of the driving intellectual forces behind contemporary market theory.

Ed Spivey Jr. 11-01-2008

Editor’s Note: Okay, Ed, the lawyer has finished looking through your column to make sure it’s totally nonpartisan and that it doesn’t favor or oppose either candidate.

Ed Spivey Jr. 8-01-2008
Putting stickers on cars is a different kind of superpower.