Purpose can be a Dangerous Thing

In late August, Barry Schwartz a professor of psychology wrote an article for the New York times called Rethinking Work. Anything that’s going to get us challenge our contemporary notions of work is going to interest me. But sadly Schwartz’s article isn’t so much challenging things like the Puritan work ethic, the obsession with fast-living,…

Being Precarious and Anti-Work

For the past few years I’ve been in and out of a few different jobs. They were all part-time and I hated pretty much all of them. They never gave me much joy besides some of the cool people I was lucky enough to meet. Of course there were also assholes and asshole management and…

Marshawn Lynch vs. Emotional Labor

So keep in mind it’s mostly just me writing these articles. I can’t really stay up to date on current events and by the time I can they’re usually long gone. With that explained it may make a bit more sense why I’m only now making some comments on the Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn…