All In A Days Workplace

  Note on the pic above: this is a screenshot from my iPad4 of the initial post of an article that appeared on salon.com. Clicking on the pic will enlarge it. The author of the article mistakes Dustin Hoffman as the actor in the movie Taxi Driver. An honest mistake--I guess. The post has since been corrected, …

Fire Sale

Still giggling about Greece? Yeah, me too. Yet there is something sobering about the whole (or)deal. Or is there something drunken-ing about it? Nomatter. Alexis Tsipras has recently announced he wants another--ANOTHER--vote. This time, though, he wants a vote not on his policies but on him. Which obviously makes sense since the Greeks can probably forget owning …

As I Die Laying

It takes two people to make you, and one people to die. That's how the world is going to end. -Darl Took me a while. Can't remember exactly when I bought the book. But I do remember buying it in Frankfurt off the Leipziger Strasse near the university. I also remember reading Faulkner in College so …

Not Moonstruck

Rose: Why do men chase women? Johnny Cammareri: Well. The Bible story. God took a rib from Adam and made Eve. Now maybe men chase women to get the rib back. When God took the rib, he left a big hole there. (He points to his ribs.) A place where there used to be something. …

Deep In Me

Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science And What The Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves, by James Nestor At first it was difficult for me to share the astonishment and shock James Nestor expresses upon his initialisation to the world of freediving. I've been a fan and admirer of it for years. Ever since I was a kid I …

More Aussteiger Please

Word of the day: Aussteiger Give it a try. Yet heed this. It's important to note that an Aussteiger is someone who drops out. S/he is not a dropout. It was the first thing I noticed when I started working--for The Man. Large cubicle workspaces that were strategically placed so that you could see offices …

Flop Analyzation

A confusing, profound and somewhat twisted story where the heart of the matter is lost. This story is the/a perfect metaphor for explaining the goings on of recent clown show. I'm worst-referring to the phenomenon that is The Donald. Indeed, dear worst-reader. The more and more I read about The Donald and his recent faux newz Q&A session …