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"Oh, there's nothing really wrong with our marriage. We'd just like to figure out a way to monetize it."
Tags:divorce, marriage, monetize, money, counsellor, monetizes, monetizing, monetise, monetises, monetising, divorcing, make money, makes money, making money, modern life, modern times, modern marriage, modern marriages, bottom line, bottom lines, marriage problem, marriage problems, money problem, money problems, monetary problem, monetary problems, mankoff
"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
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
"Wait a minute- this podcast is coming from inside the house!"
Tags:podcast, podcasts, millennial, millennials, generation z, generation-z, plugged in, out of touch, baseball bat, in danger, sibling, siblings, sibling rivalry, recording, recordings, live recording, live recordings, oblivious, obliviousness, disconnected, modern life, modern times, modern tech, tech, modern technology, modern technoloiges
"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, faltscreen 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
"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
"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 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
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
"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
"Q, W, E, R, T, Y, U, I, O,..."
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
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
"Does your car have any idea why my car pulled it over?"
Tags:electric car, electric cars, self-driving car, self-driving cars, pulled over, highway patrol, modern times, autonomous, autonomy, vehicle, vehicles, smart, intelligent, intelligence, robot, robots, artificial intelligence, ai, police, police car, police cars, ticket, tickets, moving violation, moving violations, speeding ticket, speeding tickets
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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"It was the best of Starbucks. It was the worst of Starbucks."
Tags:coffee house, coffee houses, coffee bar, coffee bars, barista, baristas, writer, writers, screenplay, screenplays, free wifi, inspiration, inspirations, muse, muses, writer, writers, writing, author, authors, creative writing, creative, creativity, original, originality, unoriginal, modern update, modern updates, tale of two cities, opening line, opening lines, introduction, introductions, modern world, modern times
"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
"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
"I'm doing a think piece on me."
Tags:think piece, think pieces, journalist, journalists, journalism, couple, couples, accomplishment, accomplishments, achievement, achievements, modern life, modern lives, modern times, online journalism, clickbait, click bait, listicle, listicles, fame, 15 minutes of fame, fifteen minutes, 15 minutes, self-interest, self-interested, autobiography, autobiographies, autobiographical
"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