i don’t think the phenomenon of bullshit jobs is supposed to make you do some self-examination of how much your job contributes to society. like if it does that’s great, lucky for you, but the entire problem is that a significant part of society has to do things that are completely pointless in order to be allowed to live. it’s a systemic criticism. it seems to me like a very silly and fundamentally christian reaction to take a systemic criticism and turn it into a ruler with which determine your own guilt or lack thereof. that’s not the point.

is insisting on the socks with lightning bolts because they make you faster

It's 8:00 pm on the last day of the month so here is the second #DTMWaGL for February, it is called BLACK HEARTED KILLER and I think I thought harder about the plot of this movie than anyone involved in making it https://dtmwagl.substack.com/p/black-hearted-killer-dtmwagl-25

I've reached the point in binging a British show where I need to remember to talk like myself and not like a bad imitation of a British person

There is an isolated town called Vulcan on the border of Kentucky and West Virginia and they needed a bridge. But neither state nor the feds would build one. So the mayor wrote the Soviet Union to help. They didn't help build it, but they sent reporters that made it an international story. An hour after the USSR reporters visited, the West Virginia government committed funds to build the bridge.

selfie, ec, power strip discourse 

I like the powersquid design

Fun fact about me: I stopped playing Pocket Camp because I didn't have enough time working at an office to plant and harvest flowers and thus didn't complete all the bonus tasks in time and that maybe I have problem with letting the perfect be the enemy of the good

Oh no there's a clip from a live show in the middle of this clip show

Our podcast would not exist if it were not for the fifty dollar cake from the city, so we finally talked about it (there's also a modern Bartleby the Scrivener) #wtto https://anchor.fm/wtto/episodes/Episode-12-Blech-Job-For-ScrivyKvetchd-Cake-For-City-er0gak

Death in news 

The New York Times: Gender-Reveal Device Explosion Kills Man in Liberty, N.Y., Police Say.

OMFG Stoooop


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