Have you noticed how politicians, celebrities, and even our historical heroes are taking heat these days for the past? Like way-past. Twenty, thirty, forty, and even hundreds of years ago. The thick cane of political correctness is flogging the hell out of people for living according to the social norms of their time. Case in … More Ten Songs that Look Different in the Morning
Is there a holiday on the calendar that is more misunderstood than Labor Day? What started as a Marxist observance for American labor has evolved into a final smooch on summer’s ripe lips. A three-day weekend to say farewell to lazy days and hello to pumpkin-spice-everything. So as you fire up your grills today, here … More What’s Up With Labor Day?
Are you kind? On the surface, many of us will say, “Yes, of course I am.” But what does kindness look like? Well, it doesn’t look like a majority of the exchanges on social media. Or most news reports. It doesn’t look like road rage. Or insulting others. It doesn’t look like putting yourself before … More Ten Ways to Be Kind
In another month, parents will be packing their sons and daughters off to college. For some, it will be a new experience. My youngest, a sophomore, is transferring from a small university in urban Chicago to a bigger university in the suburban Midwest. (Reasons for this detailed in the earlier blog post, THE DICK HOUSE.) … More The Background Check
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that the Condescending Hipster Douchebag in possession of serviceable education, must be in want of showcasing his moral and intellectual superiority… With all due respect to Jane Austin and the beginning of PRIDE & PREJUDICE, you can’t open your car door in a parking lot these days without hitting another … More How to Speak Condescending Hipster Douchebag Circa 2019