Disclaimer: none of the below constitutes an admission of guilt and nothing herein may be used in any court of law or in any action or proceeding brought by any governmental authority. I wasn't born a criminal. No one comes into life with an innate desire to commit crime. Sometimes, you're presented with opportunities where … Continue reading Operating a Criminal Enterprise: Lessons from the Fourth Grade
Team Blend Roundtable 3
What is your preferred method for removing yourself from a conversation you do not want to be a part of? James: I wish I had a good answer to this as I have often found myself in precarious conversations which I do not want to participate in. Unfortunately, I don’t have a good answer to this … Continue reading Team Blend Roundtable 3
Team Blend Roundtable 2
If someone tells you that they willingly use Internet Explorer over all other browsers, how do you react? Featuring special guest Danny Mann, James Mann’s brother, and the most technologically sophisticated contributor to this round table, whose wealth of knowledge and experience allow him to approach this question reasonably, without resorting to outdated assumptions and … Continue reading Team Blend Roundtable 2
Social Media Posting: How Much is Too Much?
A common pet peeve of mine, and of many social media users, are people who constantly post. While social media, almost by definition, is a place to express yourself and share ideas, there is definitely such a thing as oversharing.
Stop Exploiting Grandma
The commentary below is part of BLENDVERSE’s continued mission to serve social media justice, bring awareness to nonsense and represent the public interest. We thank you for your attention. The status about a person who is not on Facebook or Instagram. It is one of the more infuriating occurrences on social media. When I say … Continue reading Stop Exploiting Grandma
The commentary below is part of BLENDVERSE’s continued mission to bring awareness to nonsense posing as wisdom on social media. We thank you for your attention. Yes. Go through life totally uncaring. Don’t invest yourself emotionally ever… because that seems healthy. Don’t ever feel vulnerable by caring, because that’s for sure the best way to … Continue reading Perpetual Apathy
2016 in Review: Politics, Sports & the Internet
As we ring in the New Year and everyone is committing to life changes that they are unlikely to see to completion, I’ve drafted the below takeaways from 2016. I am not foolish enough to put my own 2017 self-improvement goals that I will ultimately forget about by May in writing, but I am happy … Continue reading 2016 in Review: Politics, Sports & the Internet
Team Blend Roundtable 1
You’re sitting on the bus, train, subway, airplane, etc., you have your headphones in and music blasting. Then you sneeze. Unbeknownst to you, some kind stranger says, “bless you,” which you proceed to inadvertently ignore. Was that rude of you?