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SIX OF THE WORST… examples of corporatespeak

One of the many blogs I used to run was one that lampooned corporatespeak -- the way that companies talk around things using meaningless words and unnecessary phrases. It still happens in most corporate environments, [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… things about apartment hunting

In addition to getting married this month (more on that in a different column), the lease on my apartment expires in August. While I'd certainly like to stay (and not have to pay movers, or [...]

By |August 3rd, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… things about the Abramsverse

If you didn't know there was a Star Trek reboot series, helmed (for lack of a better word) by JJ Abrams, then you probably don't live on the planet Earth. And even though the latest [...]

By |July 6th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… things about three-day weekends

You might be aware that, in the US, last weekend was 50 percent longer than usual. And while it's nice to get the extra day off (or, if you have to work, the time-and-a-half you [...]

By |June 1st, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… Great Lakes Avengers

The Avengers are great, right? Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, Black Widow, Scarlet Witch... they're pretty awesome. But if you expand outward from the MCU, you get into a situation where you have... let's just [...]

By |May 4th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… ways elections screw nerds

It's impossible not to think about the elections, especially if you expose yourself to any form of media -- social or otherwise. The United States is being pulled in two extreme directions, each with its [...]

By |April 6th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… things about Fuller House

With the sheer amount of online drama surrounding Netflix's new Fuller House series, it's only a matter of time until everyone sees at least one episode. I jumped on that grenade for you and watched [...]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|2 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… Two Dots obstacles

Hi there! This post has been getting a lot of hits since I wrote it, so I took it and turned it into a Very Unofficial Guide to Two Dots, which you can read on [...]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|54 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… columns I wrote in 2015

The thing about writing a weekly column is that -- and let's be honest with ourselves here -- not every one is a home run. Sometimes they're base hits, sometimes bunts, sometimes even a sacrifice [...]

By |January 13th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… things parents do in the carpool line

It's a new year, and with a new year comes resolutions. Instead of boring you with a whole column about bad ones (or good ones), I'd like to shed some light on a major problem [...]

By |January 6th, 2016|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments