One-stop shopping for hurt
They're little slivers of another person's existence. Maybe a family, maybe a lonely bachelor, maybe a glutton. Our shopping lists really are a reflection of our souls....
Posted: Apr. 24, 2018
Bottom 10 gift ideas
In a recent poll of retail workers in the United States, these items were found to have the worst sales and/or highest return for non-replacement figures in the entire shoppingverse. Be advised when y...
Posted: Nov. 25, 2017
Black Friday 2017
It's that time of year again, when shopping gets to be a life-or-death struggle. Count the chills, thrills, spills, and kills as the news rolls along, cataloguing the mayhem and carnage of people in s...
Posted: Nov. 24, 2017
I've made a list chronicling the newer characters you're likely to see next time you're at a supermarket. Gone is the tired "old lady writing a check" and the "coupon haggler." I'm documenting the new...
Posted: Mar. 13, 2017
Black Friday 2016
It's that time of year again. We celebrate consumption and disregard civility to do so. This Black Friday, don't go out. Instead, pull up a chair, dial into the news, and pour a stiff drink as you pla...
Posted: Nov. 24, 2016
Buying organic. It's something everyone's getting into, but going into one of those organic stores can be a confusing debacle. How organic is too organic? Does organic really mean "made of organs?"
Posted: Jan. 03, 2016
Wager of Despair
It's that time of year again. The time when shopping becomes a life-or-death competitive struggle, with varying results. Thrill and chill as your fellow man become ravenous beasts, hungry for merchand...
Posted: Nov. 26, 2015
Holiday Shopping Drone
Like any sensible person, I do as much of my holiday shopping online as possible.
Posted: Nov. 24, 2015