“My parents taught me that a dollar is not given to you, it is earned or paid back and that dear readers is the problem with my generation. Not all of course, but most. It’s the open hands that bother me. Entitlement is a disease, no, an epidemic and as far as I can tell, there’s not a cure in sight.”
by J. C. Fiske


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a thousand blind monkeys could do better

This keychain tool kit that I forgot was still attached to my carabiner was deemed unacceptable for me to have on my person by the Nashville branch of the Thousands of Sexual Assaulters due to its 1.375" knife, and was therefore confiscated from me at the security checkpoint for the airport (sorry, Weer’d).

However, at both Nashville and SeaTac airports, this solid stainless steel pen (that could never hurt/kill anyone) was allowed through without […]

something did, indeed, break

Well, I was right, as I so often am: it was awesome to watch.

Tuff-Writer emailing BlendTec to have one of the former’s pens featured in the latter’s “Will It Blend?” video series? Kind of predictable, given the two company’s positions in their respective fields.

Tuff-Writer saying, “Screw it, we will buy our own blender,” when BlendTec does not respond? Kind of hardcore, and indicative of a high amount of faith in your […]