talking points

  • The Fastest Way To End An Argument

    When someone just won’t shut up, sometimes, flat-out interrupting them is the only way to get a word in—when that fails, honesty works, too. (Here’s how to accomplish that.)

  • How To Make Better Small Talk

    How To Make Better Small Talk

    Three years ago, after leaving a job and with (very) little to do, I used part of my savings on an improv class at Upright Citizens Brigade. By all accounts, I was not very funny or quick. I also couldn’t stop sweating and most people in my class thought I’d dunked my head in the…