Sorry to Bother You (Movie Review)

On the way back from Sorry to Bother You (directed and written by The Coup’s Boots Riley) a couple of my friends were discussing what made the film work. We all agreed that it was a movie we’d never seen before and unlike Black Panther (a terrific movie in its own right) it wasn’t just…

Aggretsuko Episode 5-10 Review

The second half of Aggretsuko gives us a deeper look at the characters that we’ve already gotten a decent picture of. Retsuko continues to be a shy red panda woman who constantly lets people walk all over her, take advantage of her and use her as a source of labor (mostly manual but emotional as…

5 Ways Jobs Are Hopelessly Stacked Against You

Today I went through an article on Cracked all about job interviews and how awful they are, I wondered what a similar article might look like if it focused on the next part: Actually having the job. Here’s my version. 5. Your resume didn’t really matter in the end It’s a nice initial feeling when…

Management Terror Theory

There’s a semi-recent theory in psychology called Terror Management Theory and it concerns how we all try to live with the fact that we’re going to die. It says that in trying to deal with this we build churches, create nationalities to celebrate, busy ourselves with projects (like writing) and enter other worlds through books…