We all think we’re pretty smart. Ask anyone what they want in a mate and they’ll tell you: Brains, beauty, and sense of humor. Most of us don’t realize that someone smart, funny, and pretty isn’t interested in us. Because we are, in fact, spectacularly stupid. It’s not our fault, we’re mere meat. Sadly, meat […]
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Traditional smoking has fallen out of favor. The increased taxation on tobacco as the government seeks to gouge smokers have kept most away for financial reasons. Alternative nicotine delivery systems such as vaping, lozenges, patches, and tinctures have also provided ways to introduce the bloodstream to the sweet kiss of the drug. Given the deadly, […]
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Cable and satellite companies have long been gouging customers, because buyers didn’t have the option to take control of their airwaves. We were subjected to whatever channels these companies felt like giving us, for whatever price they felt like charging. Then we were emboldened by the Internet. Using digital streaming services, we had the option […]
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Leaf blowers have fallen out of favor. It seems people have come to realize blowing a giant pile of dead flora onto your neighbor’s yard is rude, and causes more problems than it solves. Many a suburban war has been begun over loose leaves being blown willy-nilly around a neighborhood. That’s why the smart yardwork […]
Broad, weak “Must-See” sitcoms would have us believe that men never worry about what to wear. That’s nowhere close to accurate. We may not ask for advice, learn our color wheel, or know much about mixing patterns, but every man would prefer to look good. Often, our casual, cavalier approach to our garbing comes from […]
Ethics, social justice, religion, good vs. evil, policy, gender and gender roles, human nature, and death aren’t necessarily fun topics. Granted, every stand-up comic makes them that way, but a frank discussion about outlook can quickly degrade to yelling…or gunplay. Even when the topic is enjoyable, most philosophers take the Nietzschean path of writing in […]
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A bunch of gold chains with diamonds in them might be the most wasteful and ostentatious form of bling, but for the thinking man who wants to show conspicuous consumption, a decked out watch is even better. While necklaces might show off your riches, there’s a low-class association with them. It’s thought to be a […]
The land of liberty – back before the NSA watched everything we say and do – was built on hard labor done by rugged individualists. These women and men toiled their entire lives to help create a nation worthy of pride. Building a country in this way takes grit, determination, and a pair of boots […]
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