Unsolicited Advice

“I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” -G. K. Chesterton I’ve been applying for jobs like, well, it’s my job. Pretty much everyone I interact with knows that I’m looking for work. I’ve been trying every angle I can think … [Read more…]

Marriage Troubles? Call An Economist

“Teach a parrot the terms “supply and demand” and you’ve got an economist.” -Thomas Carlyle Paula Szuchman has written a book called “Spousonomics: Using Economics to Master Love, Marriage, and Dirty Dishes” and there’s a corresponding blog, Spousonomics. Newsweek published an article by Szuchman about the book. She has some interesting points about how you … [Read more…]

More Bad Advice

“Frequently, the people most ready and willing to offer you advice are the ones least qualified to be giving it.” -Michelle Johnson Dear Marie Claire magazine, You can go fuck yourself. Sincerely, Anyone with a goddamn brain. Here is an article in Marie Claire talking about one night stands. The title of said article is … [Read more…]

Good Marriage Advice

“Marriage is like life – it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.” -Robert Louis Stevenson I know that usually I’m bashing relationship “advice.” I do find most of it to be terrible, unhelpful, misleading, and flat out moronic. However, this article from the NY Times is spot on. I know that … [Read more…]