Lately I’ve been thinking about cliched plots and bad tropes in books, and this got me thinking about the plot/story ideas I don’t ever see, or don’t see nearly enough of. So I thought I’d compile a list of books I wish someone would write. Please note, if you don’t like cynicism, this is probably […]Read more "#BrutallyHonestBooks I Wish Someone Would Write"
As a follow-up to last week’s post about the ads I keep hearing for some real estate investing scam, I thought I’d bring you another can’t-miss-if-you-like-burning-money opportunity: The frozen yogurt robot franchise. If you still have any money after investing in “the PERFECT market for my real estate investing plan!” (and every market is the […]Read more "Sarcasm & Scams, Part 2: The Robot Serves Frozen Yogurt and Money, Come and Get It!"
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?"
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"