On My Day Interviewing For The Service Economy Startup From Hell

I've used Handybook a few times and the emails I get from them creep me out. They're always saying stuff like "Where have you been? The average Handybook customer uses Handybook twice a week!" I guess that's supposed to make me go "Wowee, I better get my floors retiled for no reason just to keep up with the Joneses!"?

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 3:37 pm 0

On How We Think About Class

@forget it i quit There are moral compromises inherent to being a consumer in America, in basically every purchase you ever make, especially big-ticket ones like cars. When people make choices that demonstrate that they are 100% on board with corporate excess and the flaunting of wealth, that is something that you can reasonably judge.

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 2:59 pm 0

On The Very Anecdotal Demographics Of My Neighborhood CSA

When I worked my CSA shift I reached the conclusion that all CSA-having women in Brooklyn, at the end of a long summer day, resemble either Lena Dunham or Toni Collette depending on their age range.

Posted on October 24, 2013 at 1:29 pm 0