You Can’t Spell MedicAlert Without ATM

I got a letter the other day that mildly annoyed me, but I guess it’s a sign of the times. It seems MedicAlert is discontinuing their life membership program and moving to a subscription fee system that you either pay per month, per year or every 3 years. I guess maybe this whole life membership …

You Sure Minimized The Crap Out Of That Travel, All Right

Dammit Rogers, you shitheads. You almost had me sympathizing with you for a second there. That stuff about minimizing travel in the name of safety this baseball season, I got it. I didn’t fully trust or believe you, but I did understand. But when it comes to minimizing, you sure went above and beyond, you …

You Should Get A Plane Ride! And You Should Get A Plane Ride! And You Should Get A Plane Ride!…

Federal government approves Air Canada purchase of Transat A.T. Inc. No matter what you would think of this merger during normal times, right now there’s no way in hell it should be allowed. Christ. Air Canada shouldn’t be allowed to treat a buddy to a Tims run right now let alone purchase another airline. In …

Talk Is Cheap. Dead Air Is Cheaper

This is supposed to be satire, but it’s a little too on the nose. Bell is just the worst. I’m not sure if there’s anything for which they can be criminally prosecuted for blatantly stealing all of that COVID emergency business relief money, but if there is, may it rain down upon them like vengeance …

The Dumbest Smart Laundry System Ever

Ten years ago, I wrote this frustrating rundown of trying to refill my laundry card. That was 10 years ago! And the sad thing is very little has changed. We have made some improvements, but the system still has some pretty big flaws in it, and the flaws are brain-snappingly stupid. Back in November, for …

Bugger Off, Air Canada

Air Canada urges Ottawa to adopt ‘science-based approach’ to reopen travel This is rich coming from the same people that have started selling all the seats again, distancing be damned. Why are they allowed to do that, by the way? If it’s not safe enough for bars, restaurants, water parks, churches or pretty much anyone …

Nobody Likes An Hour Long Advertisement, YouTube

I went off about this long ass ads on YouTube business at least once before, but I’m going to need to do it again here because holy shit, these people just set some new standards. Thankfully I can skip ads now unlike seven years ago when that was written. If I couldn’t, this post would …

Worker Indignity, The Game

Perfect soundtrack! If Amazon thinks that this makes them come off well, they are wrong. Amazon turns warehouse tasks into video games to make work ‘fun’ So what we’re gonna do, see, is we’re gonna take your crappy warehouse job and we’re gonna turn it into a video game so that you’ll think you’re playing …

Rogers Has Decided To Rogers

If we’re going to take Bell to task for raising rates during a massive global disease outbreak, it’s only fair that we do the same when Rogers follows suit. Yesterday I cracked open our latest bill and was greeted by the news that, starting in May, the monthly price for our internet service would be …