Nickelback is Always Here for Us

There’s no way around it - this has been a very hard year. There's been a nationwide pandemic, non-stop protests, murder hornets (did this happen?) and that time we casually made memes about World War III for like a week. Personally, I've run into a stop sign in a bit gone wrong, become just barely … Continue reading Nickelback is Always Here for Us

An Open Letter from the Bursar at Princeton College to Alexander Hamilton

*Editor's Note: This is a pretty specific reference to the song, Aaron Burr, Sir from the musical Hamilton by Hollywood's Lin Manuel Miranda. If that sentence makes no sense to you, go ahead and close this blog right now. An Open Letter from the Bursar at Princeton College to Alexander Hamilton Dear Mr. Hamilton, I … Continue reading An Open Letter from the Bursar at Princeton College to Alexander Hamilton

Monopolies that Are Bigger than Big Tech

For you uneducated types, Big Tech has been investigated by the "government" this week during a series of anti-trust hearings to determine whether they are operating under unlawful monopolies. While it's true that Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon are dominant in technology, they are far more powerful monopolies that the American public needs to keep … Continue reading Monopolies that Are Bigger than Big Tech

Financial Advice for Patrick Mahomes, the $500 Million Man

If you haven't heard, Pat Mahomes, NFL "star", recently signed a contract for a lot of money. Big deal. He's generally a pretty dumb guy, but today he decided to make a smart decision - ask me for help on how to spend his money. Transcript below - Now, normally I'd hate sharing personal emails … Continue reading Financial Advice for Patrick Mahomes, the $500 Million Man

Conversation Topics that Aren’t Coronavirus Related

One of life’s simple pleasures is small talk. I don’t mean that sarcastically. I genuinely enjoy making ultimately meaningless conversation for 3 to 7 minutes with friends, acquaintances and perfect strangers. There’s something soothing about knowing exactly where an interaction will go, the familiar ebbs and flows wrapping you tight in a warm hug from the … Continue reading Conversation Topics that Aren’t Coronavirus Related

So You Want to be TikTok Famous

Editor's Note - Our latest guest blogger Charli Deamelio is here to show you how to take advantage of your newfound free time and hack the world's fastest growing app. I know what you're thinking and no, you are not too good for Tik Tok. If you are on this blog , you're clearly not … Continue reading So You Want to be TikTok Famous

Power Ranking the Only 7 Shirts My Little Brother Packed for Quarantine

I am currently quarantined at my parents house in New Jersey with 8 other people (this is a story for another blog.) One of those people is my little brother, who is 19 and home from his freshman year of college. While it's definitely sad that his college experience was cut short, the sadder part … Continue reading Power Ranking the Only 7 Shirts My Little Brother Packed for Quarantine

The 64 Best Things about the Internet: A Tribute

The Internet is the greatest thing in the entire world, and easily the Best Invention Since Sliced Bread. To pay homage to the only thing keeping our society from crumbling to pieces, we've put together a list of 64 of the Best things about the Internet, in no particular order. As always, all decision are … Continue reading The 64 Best Things about the Internet: A Tribute

Work Retire Mailbag, Vol. 1

Loyal WRDies - welcome to the newest recurring segment, the Work Retire Mailbag. Every month or so, we'll be answering your questions about work, life and balance. Thank you to all who submitted questions for our first edition, and for everyone else, be sure to email workretiredie@gmail.com to have yours answered in the next version.  … Continue reading Work Retire Mailbag, Vol. 1

Which Jersey Mike’s Employee Do I Want to Be My Friend the Most?

Personal confession time. Outside of meetings with free food, every single work lunch I have had in 2020 has been at one place - the Jersey Mike’s next to my office. There are three main reasons.  Jersey Mike’s rules. It combines my 3 favorite things in the world - New Jersey, sandwiches, and things less … Continue reading Which Jersey Mike’s Employee Do I Want to Be My Friend the Most?