"I was just in Los Angeles for a 3-day solo vacation over MLK weekend. One thing I wanted to do was make it a bit of a spa sampler as it's winter and good men's spas don't really exist in the Midwest. I went…"
"Yeah, I had the idea when I read the comics because a lot of real world locations were used in the books. Because of that, my interest was piqued in Toronto's coolness... and then there's also Nirvana the Band the Show."
"A Scott Pilgrim tour might be one of the coolest ideas I've ever heard. If you seriously do this and want some company, or someone to go halves hotel/rental car. you let me know. I've never actually tried a banya/jimmijab, but i'd be…"
"I'm going to be in Kansas City Mo for vacation with my husband. We live about 100 miles from there. Does anyone know of a Spa there that they could recommend. I want a place I can get a scrub -has many pools to soak in - steam…"
"Just don't be like one of those guys that makes things worse for himself by wearing swim trunks in the spa. Seriously. We're all guys here. No need to be embarrassed or ashamed of how you look. You'd miss out on a fully relaxing and…"
"Drew, there's really no rule book out there. The first time I went to a banya, I was a bit hesitant myself. Sweatlodge is a great place to try it out. Everyone was really helpful. I think the regulars knew it was my first time, and gave me…"
"I have been to a place called Red Square in Chicago (formerly called Division St. baths), which, from what I have heard, is very similar to the Sweatlodge, except Red Square has a separate woman's facility as well. Mostly Russian was spoken…"
"You can find "Onsen" everywhere in Japan. When I was growing up there as a kid, we took a trip to Hakodate and enjoyed bathing and relaxing there. Although in reality, its hard to go wrong with a bath house in Japan. …"
"I will have to second Everything that Stephen has said about the Chicago Sweatlodge. I frequent this place at least once a month, and I went for the first time about a year ago. It is a rare to find a place where it is perfectly normal to be barely…"
"If you think that all conflict in the ME is simply autochthonous of somehow just a part of what happens there, and that it is a connected continuous series of events, and that exempts us from acting responsibly... Well let's just say if you…"
"Muslims speak loud and clear against terror when it happens. Some people just don't listen.
It's also just dumb to make the litmus test for discriminating against Muslims whether you feel that they've sufficiently spoken up about…"
"Ignorants will do what they will do, and when they do, they will be slapped down by the rest of us.
The part that kills me is that by and large when an act of terror occurs, the Islamic community is silent."
"Perception can be a powerful tool, which is where the media has dabbled and done the most damage. However, you cannot conduct cold hard business and get things done in an environment where you worry about how your true purpose might be spun to…"
"You cannot remove the Economic implications from the ruling, the countries were chosen because they were not of Economic importance to the US. The fearful thing is that all this talk will make racist citizens of the US feel empowered to tale racist…"
"1 has to do with the perception, not the truth. I know it's false. But does X person, in a depressed area in Yemen?
They do care. Our allies are not exempted - we have people we work with on the ground in Iraq (and elsewhere). We have…"
"Sometimes doing the right thing goes against everything your heart wants. Don't make the entire AOM community hold an intervention on your behalf and show up at your doorstep with a crudely wrapped box of testicles for you. Get fixed…"