Category Archives: Top 5

Top 5 Drinking Days of the Year

I did not start drinking until my mid-20s.  It was the biggest mistake of my life. Now that I drink, I do it a lot.  When I drive to work or when I’m performing surgery, I like to tip a … Continue reading

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Five Ways for Congress to Increase Its Ratings

Congress has, in television terms, jumped the shark. Its been on for 112 seasons, so it’s understandable that they’re running low on new ideas.But the latest recycled storyline – the debt crisis negotiations – is really scraping the bottom of … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons I’m Not An Adult

Three weeks ago, Slacker had a mini-freak out about a birthday.  Two weeks ago, I had a birthday and while I didn’t freak out, I did drink and cry a lot. Birthdays had not phased me until this year.  I … Continue reading

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Five Common Sayings We Should All Stop Misspelling

The prominence of online communication has revived a medium that was, in many ways, on its way out – the written word. With Facebook, Twitter, blogs and angry commenting in news forums, more and more people are expressing themselves through … Continue reading

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The Top (Bottom) 5 Things I’ve Done While Unemployed

I was laid-off last week.  I knew it was coming, so I looked it at as an opportunity:  I’d sign up for welfare and spend a little time relaxing before I got too bogged down in finding new work.  I’d … Continue reading

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Hint: I took the title, but instead of a normal “h”, I used a “sp”, thereby completely changing the meaning! Now doesn’t that just ruin your pants? I like to think of Hamsterdam as a miniature Italian Renaissance, a lunar … Continue reading

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Hipster Predictions: New trends for people who hated everything before it was cool to hate everything

Hey hipsters, I’ve got some bad news: You’ve gone mainstream. The above is from a show on ABC. That’s right, the same “ABC” that everyone’s heard of. That’s right, the same “everyone” you hate. Regular people are hopping on the … Continue reading

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Current Events: Fantasy Draft edition

With the economy slogging along and the jobs report looking as sad as that kid I just yelled at, the news recently has been anything but positive. It’s like you don’t even want to read the front page of that … Continue reading

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Five Reasons Why IKEA Can Go Straight to Hell

If you went to college, moved out of your parents’ house or at any point in your life have been too poor to buy a pre-assembled dresser, odds are you’ve purchased something from IKEA. And if not, well LA-DI-DA, Mr. … Continue reading

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Five Books that Make Their Readers Insufferable for Two Weeks

There are books that shape us. For better or worse, they make an impact on who we are and who we become. And sometimes, who we become in the immediate aftermath of reading them are assholes who won’t shut up … Continue reading

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