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Early Exercise Machines
Tags:modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, gym, gyms, gym goer, gym goes, fit, fitness, fit people, fit person, exercise, exercising, exercise machine, exercise machines, health, healthy, healthy living, health fad, health fads, invention, inventions, treadmill, treadmills, stationary bike, stationary bikes, stationary bicycle, stationary bicycles, punch bag, punch bags, box, boxer, boxers, boxing, cycling, cyclist, cyclists, run, running, runner, runners, primitive, basic
Tags:munchie, munchies, cocktail party, cocktail parties, party, parties, party food, nibble, nibbles, budget, on a budget, budget option, budget options, saving money, starter, starters, eating out, dining out, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, high cuisine, cheat, cheats, junk food, cheap food, snack, snacks, snacking, cheap, inexpensive
"I have to take it back to the shop and throw it away."
Tags:technology, modern technology, modern technologies, technological development, waste, wastage, wasteful, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, fault, faulty equipment, consumer, consumers, consumerism, customer service, repairman, repairmen, repairperson, tv repairman, tv repairmen, tv repairperson, tv televison, widescreen tv, flat screen tv, largescreen tv, western world, wealth, wealthy, wealthy society, excess, excess wealth, excessive wealth, throwaway culture, western culture, throw-away culture, throwaway society, throw-away society
"Q, W, E, R, T, Y, U, I, O,..."
"Remember when everything used to be so nice and solid?"
Tags:modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, changing times, modern tech, modern technology, modern technologies, getting old, getting older, ageing, old person, old people, elderly person, elderly peoples, political correctness, setting concrete, pavement, pavements, sidewalk, sidewalks, solid, solidity, reliable, reliability, stability, stuck in the mud
The Dinner Builiding
Tags:eating out, dining out, restaurant, courses, portion, portion size, portion sizes, skyline, skylines, city, cities, buildings, buildings, menu, menus, food course, food course, main course, the main course, leftover, leftovers, waste, food waste, landfill, landfill site, landfill sights, dump, dumps, dumpster, dumpsters, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, western world, western society
"This is Ted. Almost everyone I know is divorced from someone he knows."
Tags:break up, break ups, breaking up, break-up, break-ups, split up, splitting up, split ups, split-up, split-ups, separation, separations, divorce, divorces, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, introduction, introductions, friend, friends, friendship, unlikely friendships, amicable divorce, amicable divorces
No Smoking in the Castle
Tags:king, kings, royal, royals, royalty, castle, castles, smoking, smoker, smokers, bad habit, bad habits, no smoking, no smoking indoors, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, one rule for all, privilege, privileged, privileges, insult, insults, insulting, insulted, authority, no authority, above the law
"I'm sorry-you tapped into something no one cares about."
Tags:writer, writers, author, authors, novelist, novelists, journalist, journalists, editor, editors, publish, publishers, publishing, journalism, niche market, niche markets, apathy, apathetic, bad writer, bad writers, bad writing, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, algorithm, algorithms, the algorithm, idea, ideas
The Devil's Workshop
Tags:devil, devils, satan, hell, the after life, punishments, demon, demons, bottled water, water bottle, water bottles, water, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, profiteer, profiteering, take advantage, taking advantage, consumerism, consumer, consumers, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, basic commodity, basic commodities, drought, droughts, water shortage, water shortages
"You are truly a man who loves the free market in fair weather or foul."
Tags:free market, the free market, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, laissez faire, overworked, overworking, workaholic, workaholics, workaholism, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, disaster capitalism, banker, bankers, investor, investors, investing, investment banker, investment bankers, investment banking, ambition, ambitious, determined, determination, stock market, the stock market
"Before you connect any more dots, you should know that all the dots have been repurposed."
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, connect the dots, connecting the dots, join the dots, joining the dots, repurposed, repurposing, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, bureaucracy, waste of time, wasting time, bad manager, bad managers, badly managed, bad managements, underappreciated, out of the loop, bad communication, reinventing, reinvention
"If you can just help me through the tough times, I can handle it from there."
Tags:tough time, tough times, rough time, rough times, friend, friends, friendship, friendships, couple, couples, help, helping, mental health, mental health problems, mental health issues, mental health disorder, office worker, office workers, corporate talk, corporate speak, hard time, hard times, work load, office jargon, jargon asking for help, sharing the load, confident, confidence, determined, determination, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"What next?" "Don't tell me."
Tags:offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, monotony, monotonous, repetition, repetitive, rat race, the rat race, sarcasm, sarcastic, bored, boredom, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, bitter, bitterness, resentful, resentment, the 9 to 5, the nine to five
"The computers are fine, the staff has crashed."
Tags:offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, overworked, overworking, workaholic, workaholics, workaholism, computer, computers, modern technology, modern technologies, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, work life balance, work-life balance, crashed out, crashing out, exhausted, exhaustion
Truth, Justice, Equality and Public Relations
No Reasonable Offer Refused
Tags:no offer refused, vending machine, vending machines, make an offer, making a offer, consumerism, consumer, consumers, haggle, haggling, shopping, shopper, shoppers, modern technology, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, marketing, marketing tactic, marketing tactics, sales tactic, sales tactics, reasonable offer, reasonable offers, loss leader, loss leaders, coin slot, coin slots
"I'm at the point where I find mixed signals reassuring."
Tags:office worker, office workers, office work, office job, office jobs, fired, firing, getting fired, canned, can, canning, getting canned, getting the sack, sacking, sacked, laid off, laid-off, lay off, lay-off, lay offs, lay-offs, redundancy, made redundant, redundancies, downsizing, unemployed, unemployment, mixed signals, getting mixed signals, insecure, insecurity, insecurity, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"This insanity app is really driving me crazy."
Tags:modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, modern technology, modern technologies, smartphone, smartphones, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, app, apps, game, gaming, gamer, millennial, millennials, phone addicts, phone addict, phone addictions, screen addict, screen addicts, screen addiction, gaming addict, gaming addicts, gaming addiction, screen time, phone game, phone games, square eyes, squared eyed, insane, insanity, mad, maddness, frustrated, frustration, frustrations, crazy, craziness
"I'm listing my deadlines by due date so I can miss them in chronological order."
Tags:deadline, deadlines, paperwork, due date, due dates, procrastinate, procrastination, procrastinating, lazy, laziness, chronological order, shirk, shirking, irresponsible, irresponsibility, business woman, business women, businesswoman, businesswomen, businessperson, businessperson, business people, modern life, modern attitudes, fail, failed, failing
Tags:returns, return, returning, refund, refunds, refunding, refunded, shopper, shoppers, shopping, consumerism, consumer, consumers, consumerist, consumerists, remorse, remorseful, regret, regretting, regretful, mall, malls, shopping mall, shopping malls, shopping center, shopping centers, shopping centre, shopping centres, customer, customers, return service, return service, buyer, buyers, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"I'd like to believe we're redefining the way future generations will waste their time."
The Sequel is Coming
Tags:doomsday, doomsayer, doomsayers, movie, movies, film, the movie industry, hollywood, sequel, sequels, overkill, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, inevitable, inevitability, +film industry, consumerism, placard, placards, announcement, announcements, repetitive, derivative, unorigibnal
"Let's see if we can't make an end run around basic human decency."
Tags:executive, management style, management styles, executives, business executive, business executives, human decency, basic human decency, manager, corporate giant, corporate giants, big corporation, big corporations, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, big business, big businesses, insensitive, insensitivity, end run, end runs
"All those in favor of saying 'It's a wrap' instead of 'Meeting adjourned' say 'Aye.' "
Tags:board meeting, board meetings, meeting, meetings, business meeting, business meetings, its a wrap, it's a wrap, meeting adjourned, vote, voting, votes, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, executive, executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business executive, business executives, business manager, business managers, aye, agree, agreement, in agreement, all in favour, management style, management styles