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

The Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread: Sweet 16 Update

What. Just. Happened???? After a wild week of upsets, arguments, and hurt feelings, we've reached the Sweet 16 of Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread. If you missed the full tournament kick-off, go check it out here. If not, let's get into it. where We Stand How'd we Get There everyday items region First Round Madness: … Continue reading The Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread: Sweet 16 Update

The Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread Bracket

With the recent Coronavirus panic and news that sports are being cancelled left and right, we knew that our loyal WRDies would need something to distract them from the world probably ending. To coincide perfectly with bracket season and quarantine season, we are please to announce our third annual WRD Bracket - The Best Inventions … Continue reading The Best Inventions Since Sliced Bread Bracket

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?

Going to Work with a Black Eye

*Editors Note- this also applies to face scrapes* It should surprise none of you that I am generally regarded as one of the biggest bad boys in Corporate America history. I don't do expense reports on time, I never attend team-building exercises and I have shown up at the office with a glaring facial wound … Continue reading Going to Work with a Black Eye