Category: Words

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6 Ways to Boost False Hopes

Leading to ultimate disappointment. I’ve never heard of Dave Asprey. But AskMen thinks he has valuable ideas about fitness. Before I send you over to read it, I’m going to let you know that he doesn’t. Dave Asprey’s 6 Best Muscle Growth Hacks are garbage. The worst part, though, is that you’ve all...

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It’s Not Real

It is spring…summer is just over the horizon, which means most of us are considering getting into better shape. I’m going to help you by dispelling an important misunderstanding that just won’t go away. My Story In December I noticed something disturbing. I was fat. Not only was I unhappy...

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Crafty Copenhagen

This is the story that got me to buy this book. It’s been totally worth getting to this point. Should be required reading for the Dallas City Council.

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This Is (One of Many Reasons) Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

You may have heard: today, the Federal Communications Commission SAVED TEH INTERWEBZ! The open internet finally got the protection it deserves from profit-hungry cable companies. The FCC just approved the strongest set of net neutrality rules in this country’s history, punctuating a years-long battle for this future of the internet. However,...

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Lumbersexuality, Cultural Appropriation, and Crazy Talk

I have been busy, and so have not written in a while. But this half-coherent mess of an article has brought me lumbering back. Yeah, my puns are that bad. Deal with it. Disclosures: For those who don’t know, I have a full beard at the moment. It’s pretty fluffy....

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WaPo Wants You to Know Just How Hard It Is

News stories like this infuriate me. Not for nearly the same reasons as it seems to bother my social media ecosphere today. America is the land of opportunity, just for some more than others. […] It’s depressing, but not nearly so much as this: Even poor kids who do everything...