Category Archives: humor

quip: truck jumps shark

How I know food trucks have jumped the shark? the popcorn truck I’m sure they think they’ve “elevated” the experience and all … but fancy flavored popcorn is that holiday gift basket item that’s only one step removed from fruit … Continue reading

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quip: the sound of

As I mentioned earlier, we are trying to expose our little padawan to a vast array of sounds in their early experience so everyone is talking to them and describing the world around as part of easy ways to keep … Continue reading

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Quip: dots

There is a lot of literature revolving around infant’s exposure to speech and their later development of language skills so we are constantly talking to our padawan. Some of it is pretty inane, like describing pretty much everything in every … Continue reading

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quip: gawd’s will

So far in this election cycle God spoke to a fairly large number of candidates who all believe it was God’s will to have them run for president. It isn’t just this election cycle the word of the lord was … Continue reading

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how to fight

A friend of my humorously mentioned that Donald Trump protester Andrew Joseph Alemao should receive a humanitarian award for his tomato throwing response during a hate-inspired political rally by the presidential candidate. Our conversation went as follows: me: No. Violence … Continue reading

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why there is no elf on my shelf

Now that the fat man has crossed the Herald Square threshold it’s the time of year for another fantastical creature to makes it’s mark on the lives of children, and, no it’s not suddenly popular Krampus. It’s the fucking Elf … Continue reading

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quip: self-checkout

Automated service is supposed to be quicker than personalized service. Automation removes one side of the human condition. It is one less person involved in the transaction. One less potential for distraction like chit-chat or mistake. While it worked initially … Continue reading

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