Coconut Boy

A Night With Coconut Boy

Twenty or so years ago, my sister went to our local antique store to buy me a birthday present. She found a creepy coconut man (or perhaps a monkey) and thought it would be a funny gift. Years later, I found him in a box… and here’s how my two-year-old daughter reacted.

Beware the Scammy Social Media Seller

As COVID-19 and social unrest keep their grip on the world, scammy social media sellers seem to keep multiplying, hoping to capitalize on product shortages, people shopping from home, and people looking to support important causes. In particular, Facebook and Instagram are teeming with storefronts with strange names and spectacular sales. As the saying goes, if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. Here’s how to spot them.