I Have A Pen. I Have An Art Exhibit

I was at the National Gallery with Naureen Nayyar. I tried this experiment by putting a pen on the floor.Soon, we've… Posted by Jack Sim on Thursday, April 11, 2019 I was at the National Gallery with Naureen Nayyar. I tried this experiment by putting a pen on the floor. Soon, we’ve got audience wondering how …

I Bet This Doesn’t Work

I’ve had the WordPress app sitting on my phone literally for years and have never used it for anything, at least not anything I remember. So consider this me using it for something. Preferably for something that works. I’m not holding my breath. The damn thing already has me wanting to throw things. Admittedly my …

Before You Blame Technology For The End Of Family Time, Have A Look AT Poleconomy

Did anyone ever play Poleconomy? Was it even half as confusing or unspeakably boring as it looks and sounds? Seriously, even the commercial can’t make it look exciting, and that’s its one job! And I realize that this may not be the exact description that was packaged with the game, but could you make it …

I Didn’t Know A Flock Of Seagulls Was In Town

Generally speaking, hotel workers do not rank at all highly on the list of people of whom I am jealous. They have to deal with the public on a daily basis, which means that by default their job probably sucks at least half of the time on the low end. But boy, what I wouldn’t …

I Wonder Which Of These Was The Inspiration For Black Friday

As we wait for 2016’s Black Friday barbarism to begin, let us pause and remind ourselves that no matter how much more enlightened we think we are than previous generations, we still act an awful lot like they did. This also serves as a good argument that the person who came up with Black Friday …

Red Cross: I’m Seeing Red, and Getting Cross

I had something happen to me last week that I thought I should blog in case it happens to someone else. I guess I’d call it a reverse scam warning. Back when the whole Fort McMurray fires disaster happened, I texted “fires” to the red cross number advertised so I could donate. I didn’t really …

Yeah, Pretty Much This

Hey there, perpetually cheery social media guy. Before you hit RT on that latest and greatest lifechanging quote, take a couple minutes to read this. Thanks. Inspirational messages are hollow statements for lazy blowhards It’s my sincere hope that a few of you sanctimonious blowhards will realize what insufferable assholes you are, and that you’ll …