Category Archives: Words

Hell Yes to Getting Lit on a Monday Night

Regular readers of Daily Exhaust know I’m not a fan of Microsoft. I feel this way for a lot of reasons. I think they’re always a day late and a dollar short with new products (see Windows Phone, Nokia, Microsoft Stores, etc), they historically have not valued design, and every attempt at being cool ends […]

Humanity i hate you

Humanity i love you because you would rather black the boots of success than enquire whose soul dangles from his watch-chain which would be embarrassing for both parties and because you unflinchingly applaud all songs containing the words country home and mother when sung at the old howard Humanity i love you because when you’re […]

There’s Something Going On

Over at The Washington Post, Max Ehrenfreund on the four cryptic words Donald Trump can’t stop saying: “There’s something going on,” Trump said. “It’s inconceivable. There’s something going on.” That phrase, according to political scientists who study conspiracy theories, is characteristic of politicians who seek to exploit the psychology of suspicion and cynicism to win […]

One of Those Wreckers

Her father was a fisherman, and it was rumored that he was one of the wreckers—those who would hang their lamps high on the dangerous cliffs when the storm winds raged, luring ships onto the rocks, for the goods on shipboard. —Excerpt From: Gaiman, Neil. American Gods.

Cause & Effect

An Essay & 10 Failed Explorations of Logical Understanding: Donald Trump is running for president because of your meme accounts. Your uncle got cancer because 30 years ago someone in Washington spilled coffee on some documents. In the words of Peter Pomerantsev, “A butterfly flaps its wings in China and a village in Birmingham goes […]