Life Advice

We often offer dating advice, but what about those times when you need to learn the best way to tie your shoes, or how to find a new job? If there's something you're wondering about, chances are we've covered it.

Feminism has a Marketing Problem… but It’s Still Pretty Important


Over the past few years, I’ve heard a lot about Feminism. It’s come up time and again in the media, and this trend actually seems to be accelerating. Despite the less than ideal conditions that has brought this issue such attention lately, I’m happy to see people discussing it. Have you heard of GamerGate? If […]

The Modern American Dad

Happy young dad and son having fun, nature, evening, sunset, fat

You can find the modern father changing diapers at 2:00 AM and at the office at half-past seven. He’s wearing a blue collar, he’s pushing a stroller down the bread aisle. He’s packing a lunch, and taking lead on a conference call. The face and function of the homemaker has changed over the last several […]

A Sneaky Way to Make Everyday Situations More Interesting

Photo by Christian Beirle González

Have you ever been to a museum? That may sound like a silly question, but you would be surprised how few people visit them these days. People tend to avoid them, and I have a feeling that has a little to do with the common perception that they’re boring. Perhaps sometimes that’s true. But there’s […]

Using Credit Card Perks for Fun and Profit

Photo by Vipez

I kind of hate credit cards. They’re a service that exists with the sole purpose of encouraging bad spending habits so that they can collect interest on your mistakes. It’s a rotten system, but unfortunately credit cards are a pretty necessary part of life… at least until Bitcoin or some other cryptocurrency replaces the current […]

How to Write Emails That Aren’t Terrible


Given that I have a job on the Internet, I like to think that I know a thing or two about writing emails to people. Over the years I’ve received thousands of emails, some of them great, and most of them absolutely terrible beyond reason. Some (most) are asking me for something, and a few […]