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Some Self-flagellating Thoughts

I know. I’ve been remiss. Lax. Not writing. Well, the truth is I am writing. In fact, I’m writing a lot. All day most days. I guess that’s the perils of having a “creative” job. I put creative in quotes because I’m still rather judgmental about marketing and communications. I’ve been known to say that [...]

East River Ferry: In Theory, a Good Idea

There’s just no damn good way for me to get from Queens to Brooklyn, home of my place of employment (sometimes known as a “job”). So I received news of the East River Ferry with some excitement. The ferry landing in DUMBO isn’t terribly far from my office, and traveling on the East River is [...]

Yes, Luther, This Is Most Certainly True

Anyone raised Lutheran is familiar with Martin Luther’s Small Catechism. At one point, I had the whole thing memorized. It goes over many topics and offers explanations and clarity around the various religious concepts that make Lutherans Lutheran. Luther’s Small Catechism is particularly interested in laying out clear and concise ways that the head of [...]

Not at All Bald, but Very Effective

This particular business card presentation came up at the job yesterday, after a couple of us got back from a quick tour at a local printer. I love this guy… [youtube=]

Some Might Call It “Working”

On the occasions that I’ve found myself seeking employment, my college-educated, bourgeois* self gravitates to white-collar jobs that require writing in some form. Copywriting is close enough for my job needs, and I almost always settle for that. In their job listings, these positions usually call for a willingness to work under deadlines, the ability [...]

You’re Totally Playing the Race Card on Me

At my job, we’ve started to accuse each other of playing the race card. It’s a totally fun thing to do. Other cards you might try playing at your jobs: – the gender card- the sexual orientation card- the global warming card- the bald card (a personal favorite)- the [illness-or-disability-of-choice] card- the Manny’s-now-a-Dodger card- the [...]