Quarantining by Yourself – How to Not Lose Your Goddam Mind

*Editor’s Note – Our latest guest blogger, Real Talk, is currently quarantined by himself in New York City and is definitely not losing his mind. Also – WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR QUARANTINE STORIES. If you’re interested in guest blogging, email us at workretiredie@gmail.com with an idea of a full blog and we’ll probably post since we … Continue reading Quarantining by Yourself – How to Not Lose Your Goddam Mind

Have the Quarantime of Your Life: How to Thrive During Isolation

With the recent announcements that quarantine will be extended at least until June and likely longer, it's time to accept that this will be our new reality. Unfortunately, many of you have crumbled under this realization and become shells of your former selves. I even saw one person go on LinkedIn live, which frankly, was … Continue reading Have the Quarantime of Your Life: How to Thrive During Isolation

Best Invention Since Sliced Bread: National Champion

Well, here we are. After 4 grueling weeks of matchups, we finally answered the most important question ever asked - what is the best invention since sliced bread, according to 8 white males in their mid to late 20s who lack any level of scientific knowledge, nuanced understanding of the underlying factors that impact society, … Continue reading Best Invention Since Sliced Bread: National Champion

Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread: Final Four Update

Folks, we did it. We made it to the Final Four of Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread. After 2 weeks of madness, just 4 teams remain what is certainly the whitest, malest bracket in the entire world:  Concepts Region: The InternetTechnology Region: ComputersEveryday Items: SunscreenCool Stuff Region: Video Games We'll get into what happened in the … Continue reading Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread: Final Four Update

Bracketology: Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread Breakdown

Well folks, Day 10 of Quarantine has hit and here at the WRD headquarters, we have officially lost our minds. Enjoy this video of Lo Junardi, Fleece Davis and Nicky Vitale doing a bit of Bracketology and breaking down the Sweet 16 matchups for the 3rd Annual Work Retire Die March Madness Bracket - The … Continue reading Bracketology: Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread Breakdown

How to Call in ‘Sick’ at Work – Tips from a Pro

Editor's Note: This originally appeared on the weekly Work Retire Die email newsletter. Email us at workretiredie@gmail.com to be added or click here to subscribe. Emails are sent every Friday at 11 am - learn more here. The weather is getting cold which means one thing - it is the perfect time to start faking … Continue reading How to Call in ‘Sick’ at Work – Tips from a Pro

Work Retire Die Turns 2 Years Old

Long self indulgent post alert. TLDR: The blog is two years old today. We're celebrating the best and worst articles from the past 2 years. And we're giving away a Crock-Pot to an email newsletter subscriber. Yes actually. Email workretiredie@gmail.com by Friday at 11 am for a chance to win. Scroll past the heartfelt thanks … Continue reading Work Retire Die Turns 2 Years Old

Summer Fridays: “Working” from Home

It's a time honored tradition in the summer to leave for a weekend trip on a Thursday night and "work remotely" Friday from the beach, lake or wherever you find yourself. It's a great way to to save vacation days and also have the least productive day of all time. People barely work in the … Continue reading Summer Fridays: “Working” from Home

Summer Fridays: Summer Movie Superlatives

The absolutely essential categories for all summer related movies, award winners and shoutout a few honorable mentions. As always, all decisions are correct and final.

Fall Has Fallen

I write you today, loyal readers and content subjects, with wonderful news. By the power vested in me, the mighty Content King, by our all seeing god WordPress.com, I have  declared today to be the official start of fall. Now yes, I know what you're thinking. Big Weather would have you believe that it's technically … Continue reading Fall Has Fallen