I’m going to be honest: I get jealous over stupid shit, and I bet if you really think about it, you do too. When I saw a story this weekend about a fired Cracker Barrel employee whose husband demanded answers from the company’s corporate Facebook page, I got jealous. Not because I ever wanted to […]Read more "Brad’s Wife Fired: Cracker Barrel Under Fire Because The Internet"
Why do authors write stories? There are a lot of reasons people write, and I can’t speak for everyone, but I think we make up stories to tell ourselves the truth. When I was a kid, my parents wouldn’t let me have friends over because they didn’t want anyone to see how badly our house was falling […]Read more "Reasons People Write: Why We Write Fiction to Tell Our Truths"
I get some of my best ideas from talking about random crap on social media. (I’m not wasting time on Facebook, I’m working on my writing, hello?). This week I was inspired by a post about how the number of people who saw Fifty Shades of Grey somehow means no one should be offended by […]Read more "Pennywise for President—Clown in the Oval Office?"
Recently, a Facebook friend I don’t know personally and probably only friended because we both play the same game, posted a meme full of misinformation about the chump, er, Donald Trump. It ended with the phrase, “Correct me if I’m wrong,” so I decided to do just that. The first line of these meme claimed […]Read more "Correct Me If I’m Wrong: Challenge Accepted"
I sometimes think that if sarcasm and snark were marketable skills, I would be rich right now, instead of broke and living with my parents. The other day I was at the store, buying widgets to resell online. I had found some at a pretty good price (in other words, I could resell them profitably with […]Read more "The Lost Art of Sarcasm"
The second time I graduated from college, I expected to do better with my second degree. I didn’t, but today I realized where I went wrong, so I have some advice for college students. Getting a job after college was never easy, or so I’m told repeatedly by my parents. However, I think it’s safe […]Read more "Getting a Job After College: You’re Doing Everything Wrong"
Lately, it’s come to my attention there should be some sort of IQ test before people are allowed to internet. In fact, I think Facebook should stop having an age requirement of 13 and instead require people of all ages to prove they’ve reached a maturity level appropriate for posting cat pictures and arguing with […]Read more "Signs You Are Not Smart Enough To Use The Internet"