There was big news earlier this week when Major League Baseball (MLB) handed down punishment after investigating a systematic method of cheating on the part of the Houston Astros. Just as the Astros were stealing vital information from their competitors, your competitors or detractors might be looking to steal critical information from you. Are you […]
Posts focus on what not to do in the workplace, based on examples from television, film, and other popular media.
You may have seen a split-screen meme circulating on social media that appears to be a woman yelling and pointing at a cat. The meme has predictably come to be known as “Woman Yelling at Cat Meme” or “Cat Meme.” The meme is a combination screenshot of a cast member of the Real Housewives of […]
Earlier this year, I wrote about the numerous streaming service options that were available to consumers and how this made it difficult to decide which services to utilize, if any, as alternatives to cable. At the time, I was focused on television viewing habits but Netflix has made clear that it also has its sights […]
Early in 2019, social media feeds, from Instagram to Twitter and Facebook, were filled with “10-Year Challenge” posts. To participate, users posted side-by-side pictures from 2009 and 2019, respectively, with “#10yearchallenge.” Now that 2019 (and this decade) is drawing to a close, the #10yearchallenge is once again gaining traction with celebrities like Reese Witherspoon and […]
After watching The Irishman on Netflix, I’m left with two overriding thoughts: One, my God, that’s a long movie (like, thank God it’s on Netflix so I can hit the pause button, get a snack, and try to regain the feeling in my extremities kind of long), and two, I bet Jimmy Hoffa wishes, in […]
A New Zealand advertising agency employee recently made headlines after bringing an emotional support clown to his termination meeting. Sensing the writing on the wall, the man paid $200 to hire a professional clown to lighten the mood during a meeting notifying the employee of his layoff. The employee claims the meeting went smoothly, other […]
What on earth are these players thinking? We now have our third noteworthy example from the last few years of a player live-streaming his coach’s postgame victory speech on a social media platform.
In Spring of this year, I read an article about a “cool” and “savvy” 43-year-old high school teacher in Massachusetts who developed a “Gen Z Dictionary” that attempts to define the colloquial terms that his students used throughout the school year. The dictionary garnered considerable attention on social media when students posted excerpts of the […]
With the NBA season set to begin this month, so many eagerly anticipated storylines are being discussed. Would the Clippers and Lakers live up to expectations and make Los Angeles the place to be this season? How are teams going to match up with the Sixers’ massively sized lineup in today’s era of small ball? […]
Former Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman is currently serving a 14-day sentence in federal prison for her involvement in a college admissions cheating scandal. In addition to her brief prison stay, Huffman was sentenced to 1 year of supervised release and 250 hours of community service. Of course, Huffman is a famous and wealthy celebrity, […]