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September, 2014

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Tunnel’s reopening makes this a September to remember

This week, Jo gets back on the rails! Comment.
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Jo’s has it with all these ‘belfies’

This week, our columnist takes on Hollywood stars who take photos of themselves in compromising positions. Comment.
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Guns don’t kill, stupidity does

You can’t fix stupid. So says comic Ron White. True that. But who takes the award for the most stupid? Tough question, ain’t it? Comments (4).

August, 2014

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Spoiler alert! Jo’s never had a better cup of joe!

Face it, you would do the same thing if your coffee maker broke Comment.
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Jo remebers what it was like to not go to Woodstock

Look, you couldn’t be everywhere in the ’60s. Comments (3).
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Jo says goodbye to a friend she met on television

This week, our columnist has a tearful farewell to Robin Williams. Comment.
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Jo is pro-spanking

This week, our columnist comes out firmly in favor of a whack on the behind once in a while. Comments (3).

July, 2014

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Jo knows which shows are good, and which jumped the shark

Our national issues columnist reveals her favorites of the summer season. Comment.
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Jo’s off the sugar and high on life!

This week, our columnist goes cold turkey from the white, powdery stuff. And the crystalized, too. Comments (1).
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Jo reveals the Hobby Lobby folly

This week, our columnist defends women’s right to choose. Comments (1).
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Jo makes the jump to the iPhone!

What happens when Bri goes to Italy and Jo has no one to argue with? Enter Siri. Comment.
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One good thing about telemarketers

It’s been three long years and countless columns, but here it is again — Writers’ Block rearing its ugly head. As I sit at my desk, AKA, the kitchen table, an idea for a column is blocked tighter than being encased in quickcrete. Comment.

June, 2014

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What a shock! Electric rates go up despite Gov’s promise

This week, Jo is in for a surprise when she reads her bill. Comments (2).
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Jo’s column reminds us of Game of Thrones

This week, our columnist compares here work to that of George RR Martin. Kinda. Comment.
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Jo demands real news from real newspapers

This week, our columnist has had it up to here with the tabloids. Comments (2).
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Telegram to DeBlasio: Stop sending Fitnessgrams

This week, our columnist says the Department of Education should focus on education, not fitness. Comment.

May, 2014

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Goodbye ‘Warehouse,’ hello ‘Paradise’

This week, Jo says goodbye to one of her favorite shows, and hello to a new one. Comment.
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Joanna has advice for the city’s first lady

This week, Jo answers Chirlane McCray, and has some advice about her public relations rep. Comment.
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What I learned from watching The Learning Channel

Here’s a hint: it has something to do with sex. Comment.
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Steve Wynn, George Clooney, and Joanna

This week, our columnist takes on Big Gambling and Big Hunks. Comment.

April, 2014

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Joanna’s husband makes a point — over and over again

This week, our columnists deals with another case of fingerpointitis. Comment.
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Belieber it or not - you decide

Justin Beiber will not be deported. Comments (1).
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Honoring a fallen hero closes wound — it doesn’t open them.

This week, Joanna gets all politcal and stuff. Comment.
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Saying goodbye to a friend and mentor

This week, Jo bids a fond farewell to Lou Powsner. Comment.
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Jo’s two favorite shows go off the air

This week, our television critics let you know that the final episodes of “Psych” and “How I Met Your Mother” were awesome. Comment.

March, 2014

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Jo says the chain is falling off the ‘bikeshare’ plan

This week, our columnist figures out why the city’s bike rental program is failing. Comment.
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For Jo, happy places begin and end with Nutella

This week, our columnist deals with hot flashes in the best way she knows how. Comment.
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Jo says to kick those braty kids’ butts

This week, our columnist says its about time todays youngsters get a good dose of comeuppance. Comment.
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Jo reviews the Oscars

Here it is! Our columnist annual look back at the biggest night in Hollywood! Comments (2).

February, 2014

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My wallet’s being Disney-fied

This week, our columnist wonders why it cost so much — and soon to be more — to go to Disney World. Comment.
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What is up with the youth of today?

Have you ever noticed that sometimes there are more questions than answers? Comment.
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Jo’s signing off from Facebook — and taking back her life

This wek, our columnist admits she’s an addict, and is going to do something about it. Comment.
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Super Bowl advertisements were full of foul balls

The ads this year were no gridiron greats, writes our columnist. Comment.

January, 2014

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Jo wants to learn Justin Bieber’s parents a thing or two

This week, our columnist explains how to handle a train-wreck superstar kid — with good parenting! Comments (1).
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Joanna can’t stand government waste

This week, our columnist fills you in on what she thinks are some of the biggest wastes of money the federal government is responsible for. Comments (2).
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Breast wishes: Please don’t feed that kid during church

Should women be allowed to breastfeed their kids during mass? Our columnist says “no way!” Comments (19).
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Polar Vortex and end of days

This week, our columnist complains about the weather, but doesn’t do anything about it. Comment.
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Knitting my way into the new year

This week, our columnist tells you about her new passion. Comment.

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