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On Don't Mention The Rats

This morning I read some tweets by people complaining to Mile End Deli over some overcharged debit cards. Then I read the feed of one of the people doing the complaining only to find more complaints about another restaurant (a rather upscale place). The end feeling was disgust at all these people upset over establishments I myself cannot afford to dine in, at least not enough to compare separate experiences. My first reaction was 'whatever'. Then it grew to 'wow, this restaurant takes itself a little too serious'. All of it finally culminated with the realization of no person in any of these discussions has anything of value to contribute. So when I see large vermin crawling over food in establishments I have frequently purchased "one extra large black coffee and a croissant" my first reaction is 'who gives a fuck?' because as someone who's worked inside a dining establishment... there's many more horrible things that go on. We're just lucky we never find out.

Posted on April 4, 2014 at 2:07 am 0

On What's Behind This Totally Nonexistent Epidemic Of Banker Suicides?

Because if you die on Wall Street you die in real life. So then like you get a job teaching somewhere or whatever.

Posted on March 25, 2014 at 11:44 am 0

On There's No Stopping The Phil Collins Revival

Sorry, but I was into Phil Collins since last year when like 10 people were emailing me YouTube embeds (against my will)

Posted on February 18, 2014 at 3:51 pm 0

On How Much Should A Writer Get Paid? A Conversation

Wait. Wait. Wait. HOLD THE PHONE! Paid? To WRITE?! I don't know what you're trying to sell me *looks at banner ads* but if people are making a living churning out this seo terms navel gazing drivel I might have to quit my jerb driving a truck full of egotism and park my butt in front of this 6-weeks-to-6-months-waiting-on-that-check writing opportunity.

Posted on March 6, 2013 at 4:44 pm 0

On How Should An Author Be?

WE CALL UPON THE AUTHOR TO COMPLAIN...

Posted on December 26, 2012 at 3:07 pm 0

On The Rolling Stones, In Order

*puffs on pipe* *turns pipe around and points while stroking chin with other hand* *clears throat* Rolling Stones sound like a bunch of black boys singing without feeling

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 1:14 pm 2

On An Unexpected Masterpiece

If you think writing a book is hard, try throwing a book party in New York.

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 4:40 pm 0

On An Unexpected Masterpiece

@krucoff *animated gif of Robert Pattinson shooting his hand*

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 4:39 pm 1

On An Unexpected Masterpiece

This book seems to be in good company with all the other books that had promise but never written.

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 4:38 pm 0

On The Meme Election: Clicktivism, The Buzzfeed Effect And Corporate Meme-Jacking

meme: 92
memes: 52
forced: 5
original content: 0

Posted on November 3, 2012 at 6:33 pm 0