In the past I’ve written a lot about ads I encounter for products I view to be a ripoff. One was for the frozen yogurt robot—call now to invest in one because all the best locations are going fast! (Strangely, neither I nor any of my readers have ever actually seen one anywhere. Guess […]Read more "Can You Really Have the Perfect Yoga Body With This Overpriced Contraption?"
I remember one Halloween when I was 7 or 8, walking around the mall. My parents always took me to the stupid mall because they thought I’d get kidnapped walking around a street. Only a handful of stores had anything good. So I come up on this vitamin store and say “Trick or treat.” The […]Read more "Vitamin Pills are NOT Treats and Other Times I Called Bullshit on Halloween"
Wondering how to succeed as a Millennial? First of all, welcome to Millennialhood, you lazy, unmotivated slug. Don’t take offense, I’m also a lazy, unmotivated Millennial. At least, that’s what I hear twenty times a day, from Baby Boomers or Gen Xers. Anyway, I’m going to look up from my phone screen just long enough […]Read more "Lazy Millennial Gives Advice on How to Make Ends Meet"
Author’s note: Recently singer Kid Rock announced he was running for Congress, and actor/wrestler The Rock said he was going to run for president in 2020. With so many celebrities jumping into politics, I started wondering what an all-celebrity, no-politician election cycle would look like in the not-so-distant future. The Rock, Kid Rock, Chris Rock, […]Read more "How an All-Celebrity Election Season Transforms The Oscars"
I’m going to start by telling you my earliest memory of seeing a politician lie. I don’t remember how old I was, but I was pretty little, maybe three or four. I didn’t know who the president was or what that title meant or what taxes were or why I should care about any of […]Read more "This is Why the First Amendment is More Important Now Than Ever"
I know you have never been to the brink of financial ruin because of a car repair.Read more "20 Things I Already Know About You When You Say, “I Don’t Care About Money”"
I’ll be honest, I’m a tightwad. Mostly this is a necessity due to my always being broke. It may also be partly genetic. When I was a kid, I remember my dad getting into a fight with the owner of the laundromat over a quarter. Yes, a quarter. The laundromat guy came out and told […]Read more "How Much of a Cheapskate Are You?"