Lisa K. Friedman

Lisa K. Friedman Lisa K. Friedman's humor essays appear in newspapers and magazines.

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Read her latest book, just released on amazon: Cruise to Retribution  

In 2008, Lisa was awarded a Masters degree in Creative Writing from the Johns Hopkins University. Her essays and fiction are widely published.  

Lisa keeps her diplomas over her washing machine, Hershey's chocolate in her nightstand, and is known for eating ice cream out of the container with a fork. She is never without a copy of Strunk and White’s Elements of Style because “you never know when you’re going to need to conjugate.”

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Lies We Tell: Thongs, Spanx, Stilettos and Brazilians

March 27, 2013
lies women tell

It all started with the thong craze. That’s when I realized women my age were lying to each other with alarming regularity. “Thongs are really comfortable once you get used to them,” one friend promised. “Even a flabby ass looks great in a thong,” another said. I had no intention of trying thong underwear
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Don’t Ask Me Where I’ll Be Buried

October 29, 2012
dont ask me where i will be buried

Buried? I am still trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up.
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The Un-Empty Nest

August 21, 2012

Whoever coined the phrase "the empty nest" didn't have real children.
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50 Shades of Grey: Let’s Raise the Bar

July 31, 2012
50 Shades of Grey

If I read one more article about 50 Shades of Grey, I'm going to rip out what is left of my already thinning hair.
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Words With Friends

May 1, 2012
Words With Friends

The children brought Words With Friends into our home, and our interactive existence had completely collapsed.
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Surprise 50th?

November 29, 2011

Last night we went to a surprise 50th birthday party. We brought a small gift along, even though the invitation specifically requested ‘no gifts’.
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