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I think I'll take the afternoon off."
Tags:employment, unemployment, unemployed, jobless, fired, laid off, lay off, lay offs, lay-off, lay-offs, homeless, hobo, hobos, bum, bums, pigeon, pigeons, bird, birds, park, parks, bench, benches, city life, city living, urban life, urban living, modern, modern world, modern life, desperate, desperate times, desperate measures, economy, economics, economic, crash, financial crash, time off, afternoon off, day off
"Where the conspiracy theories of the right overlap the conspiracy theories of the left, you'll find Richard."
Tags:left, left wing, right, right wing, venn, venn diagram, diagram, overlap, overlaps, overlapping, extreme, extremism, extreme views, conspiracy, conspiracy theory, conspiracy theories, theory, theories, internet, internet age, internet culture, culture, counter culture, pop culture, inevitable, inevitability, modern, modern life, modern world, information, inform, information age, era, tech, technological, conspiracy theorist, crazy, strange, weird, believe, trick, tricked, spook, spooked, tin foil hat, tinfoil hat, tin-foil hat
Tags:irony, ironic, artist, artists, art, sculptor, sculpture, abstract art, environmental art, environmental, environmentalism, environmentalist, modern, modern art, modern life, modern world, modernist, modernism, gallery, galleries, culture, cultures, cultured, postmodern, postmodernism, deconstruct, deconstruction, pun, puns, play on words, word play, word-play, spoof, spoofed, spoofs, parodies, parodied, parody
"I never think of you, as, like, old, Jack. I think of you as, like, retro."
Tags:modern, modernity, modernize, modern world, modern life, middle age, middle-age, middle aged, middle-aged, mid life, midlife, mid-life, mid life crisis, midlife crisis, mid-life crisis, retro, out of fashion, old, older, age, ageing, aged, growing old, getting old, mutton dressed as lamb, euphemisms, implied, implication, flatter, flattery, golddigger, gold-digger, taking advantage, club, clubs, clubbing, date, dates, dated, word play, play on words, word-play
"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
Voodoo for Today
"When I make eye contact for the first time, I want it to be with the right person."
"Take Elevator B To The Fourth Floor Then Turn Right..."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, office ecology, office politics, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey, elevator, hold the door, hold the elevator, social cues, gps, direction, directions, lost, metropolis
"I'm trying to see if there's any truth to the rumor I started."
Tags:tech, technology, internet, internet culture, blog, blogs, blogger, bloggers, blogging, follow, follower, social, social media, couple, couples, date, dates, red flag, warning, warning signs, argue, argues, argument, sarcasm, sarcastic, generation, generation gap, culture, culture clash, culture change, 90s, 80s, nineties, eighties, pre internet, modern life, modern, modern world, millennial, millennial, women, woman, private, privacy, married, married life, marriage, gossip, gossips, gossiping, rumor, rumour, rumors, rumours
Superman Heads Back To The Fridge
Tags:bachelor, bachelors, life, everyday, every day, ordinary, ordinary life, normal, normal life, bachelor pad, bachelor life, hero, heroes, heroic, superhero, superheroes, living alone, lonely, alone, loneliness, single, single life, living alone, independence, independent, independently, hungry, hunger, bored, boring, boring life, bored life, modern, modern world, modern life, modern living, home alone, alone at home
Mr. Empirical With "Antarctica""Small is hostile. Rage contributes to shift away from literality. I'm off to True Value Hardware for some more self-reference tools."
Tags:irony, ironic, artist, artists, art, paint, painter, painting, paints, reality, fantasy, expectation, realities, pretentious, pretentiously, pedantic, pedant, incomprehensible, modern, modern art, modern life, modern world, modernist, modernism, gallery, galleries, culture, cultures, cultured, postmodern, postmodernism, deconstruct, deconstruction, pun, puns, play on words, word play, word-play, spoof, spoofed, spoofs, parodies, parodied, parody, self reference, minimal, minimalism, minimalist, empirical, empirically, empiricism
"How thoughtful of them to have removed their heads!"
Tags:audience, audiences, service, quality, considerate, consideration, movie, movies, film, films, cinema, cinema-goers, movie-goers, thoughtful, thoughtfulness, thoughtfully, head, overhead, view, views, unobstructed, body horror, headless, decapitate, decapitated, decapitation, horror, horrify, normalise, normalize, normalised, normalized, modern life, expectations, modern world, date night
"Need a hand with that Chekhov, pretty lady?"
Tags:bookworm, book worm, bookworms, book worm, book, books, novel, novels, library, librarians, librarian, book lover, book lovers, literature, literary, lit, lit major, read, reading, avid reader, readers, reader, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, modern life, modern world, flirt, creepy, creep, creeps, chekhov, misogyny, misogynist
Don Z. And His User-Friendly Apartment
Tags:smart device, smart devices, smartphone, smartphones, digital assistant, digital assistants, digital assistance, artificial intelligence, modern world, question, questions, option, options, choice, choices, too many choices, overwhelmed, overwhelming, modern times, modern life, nag, nags, nagging
"I'll take one in every color."
Tags:celebrity culture, culture clash, orphan, orphans, orphanage, kid, kids, adopt, adopting, adoption, america, modern life, modern world, consumerism, consumerist, alienation, alienated, modern dystopia, dystopia, social issues, unethical, dark tourism, immoral, color, colour, fashions, fashionable, fashion, clothes, shopping, shop, retail, shopper, shopaholic, upper class, class divide, fame, wealth, vice
Tags:suburbia, suburban, urban life, urban living, middle america, modern america, modern life, modern world, urban, urban legend, legend, legends, campfire, camp fire, campfire story, campfire stories, story, stories, spooky, scary, scary story, scary stories, halloween, ghost story, ghost stories, camp, camping, camper, campers, camp out, camp-out, pilates, pilates instructor, middle class, middle classes, millennial, millennials
A Sudden Transfer To The Tokyo Office
Tags:tokyo, japan, region, regions, regional, traditional, tradition, traditional furniture, furniture, new, new office, new desk, new job, new career, congratulations, desk, floor, seat, seated, seating, sit, sitting, uncomfortable, unusual, change, changing, transfer, transfers, transferred, transferring, relocate, relocation, relocating, work, working world, modern world, office life, office drone, office drones
"Would you like to hear about our retirement plan?"
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey, interview, interviews, interview skills, employment, employ, employed, unemployed, salary, pay cut, cut, cuts, budget cut, budget cuts, undervalued, undersold, undersell, financial crash, negotiate, negotiation, negotiating, contract, contract dispute, contracts, benefit, benefits, cryo, cryofreeze, retirement, retirement plan, retirement plans, human resources
"Maybe this isn't the right heartless monolithic corporation for you."
Tags:interview, interviews, corporate, corporation, corporations, monolith, monolithic, self aware, self-aware, awareness, mindfulness, mindful, fired, firing, fire, employer, employee, boss, bosses, big boss, management, manager, managers, personnel, human resources, hr, h.r., h.r, big business, business men, business man, businessmen, businessman, working world, office drone, modern life, modern world
Moses Awaits The Word Of God
Tags:moses, mt sinai, sinai, mount sinai, religion, religions, religious, religious figure, religious figures, voice of god, god, heaven, heavens, christian, christians, christianity, exodus, book of exodus, ten commandments, is typing, typing, seen, left on read, tech, technology, app, apps, social media, social medias, modern, modern world, visual gag, visual joke
"Think of it as a video game where you score points for responsible driving."
Tags:drive, driving, driver, drivers, road rage, road-rage, rage, parking, car, cars, urban life, city life, modern life, modern world, passenger, passengers, road, roads, road trip, highway, highways, highway code, phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, cell, cell phone, cell phones, texting, text, texting and driving, driving and texting, manner, manners, danger, dangerous, road, road safety, safety, responsible, responsibility, responsibly, video game, video games, vidya, points, modern world, modern life, modern, driving education, driver's ed, drivers ed, driving school, school
"'Meetingpalooza' sounded better in the brochure."
Tags:lollapalooza, board, boards, board meeting, board room, director, directors, board of governors, governing, govern, governs, meeting, meetings, business meeting, corporate, corporation, corporations, office life, offices, office meeting, executive, exec, execs, executive meeting, working, worker, working life, office drone, office drones, conference, conferences, bored, boring, bores, bore, modern world, modern life, waste, wasting, wasting time, waste of time
"Don't forget cat food."
Tags:crazy cats, kitties, kitty, kitten, kittens, cat, cats, pet, pets, domestic pets, urban life, modern life, modern world, city life, city living, cat lady, crazy cat, apartment, apartment living, don't forget, list, lists, to do, groceries, grocery, shopping, shopping list, store, to the store, obsessed, obsessive, married life, marriage, married, husband, husbands, wife, wives
"Are these microphones, O Lord, on?"
Tags:televangelism, televangelist, televangelists, tv, television, t v, modern, modern life, modernity, modern world, camera, cameras, lights camera, minister, ministerial, pastor, pastors, church, churches, churchs, mic, mics, microphone, microphones, god, gods, lord, lords, christian, christianity, evangelical, evangelism, evangelical christian, american ministry, ministry, bible, biblical, language
"I don't mind out of control spending as long as it's on stuff I like."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, office ecology, office politics, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey, manager, managers, financial crash, market crash, money, bankruptcy, bankrupt, spending, overspend, overspending, spent, overspent, over budget, budget, budget cut, management, business management, accounts, accounting, out of control, double standard, double standards, ironic, irony