Sam Hedenberg
MeetSam Hedenberg
Sam Hedenberg is a humor blogger living in Northern Virginia. When he grows up, he wants to be a writer or quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles.

From the mind of Sam

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{On the House}: The Audacity of Asking for a Discount

Some patrons don’t mind requesting a discount. But it’s a bit presumptuous, no? Bartender Sam reflects on why you should never ask.

Sam Hedenberg
January 24, 2023
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No More Kids Songs: How to Indoctrinate Your Children with Great Music

Since he was a kid, music has always been an important part of Sam’s life. Now that he’s a dad, he realizes the power and influence it plays.

Sam Hedenberg
December 5, 2022
Pop Culture
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O Holy Lights

When is the right time to put up your Christmas lights? When should you take them down? In the competitive suburbs, you’re always on the clock.

Sam Hedenberg
November 28, 2022
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Holy Moly, Or The Time I Almost Joined a Cult—{No Bad Ideas}

Some go to church to be closer to Jesus, while others go to church to be closer to girls. So how did that all go so wrong?

Sam Hedenberg
November 9, 2022
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{I’m Sorry}: The Bad Kids’ Bench

A vague meeting request from the boss sends shivers down any employee’s spine. Sam reflects on his first call to the carpet.

Sam Hedenberg
October 20, 2022
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{TAG! You’re It:} Dennis William

A delightful conversation between Prompt writers and friends, Sam Hedenberg and Dennis William. From inspiration to writing style and back again.

Sam Hedenberg
June 21, 2022
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Stamp of Approval: The Archaic Art of the {Recommendation Letter}

A former high school English teacher gives his take on the archaic art of writing letters of recommendation for students applying to college.

Sam Hedenberg
June 15, 2022
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The Ink Club: How I Changed My Mind on {Tattoos}

Sam grew up believing tattoos were trashy. This is the story of how his mind changed and he got his very first one.

Sam Hedenberg
May 2, 2022
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Please Mr. Postman: For the Love of {Junk Mail}

You know that feeling of adventure before you open the mailbox? It could be anything. Sam savors that moment, and even the small disappointments along the way.

Sam Hedenberg
March 7, 2022
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