I Had a Sexual Affair with Amazon’s Alexa: A Reflection on Technological Dependence

At the lowest point of my post-divorce anguish, after the realization that my impulsive child adoption hadn’t brought me the level of connection I had hoped, I found myself in the classic, proverbial pit of despair. I spent my days languishing on the couch, the only semblance of exercise coming from moving the tv dinner tray from obstructing my view of the screen, so I … Continue reading I Had a Sexual Affair with Amazon’s Alexa: A Reflection on Technological Dependence

Trapped in a Pyramid Scheme: Man’s Harrowing Tale of Vemma’s Ritualistic Sex Initiation

A 24 year old former Texas State University student has confided in me a sickening tale of his experience with the now-defunct multi-level marketing company Vemma, an organization that groomed, deceived, and demeaned young adults under the guise of an energy-drink sales company. He shared with me the shocking pattern of predatory behavior behind their recruitment method; a process that inculcated trust in impressionable students, and … Continue reading Trapped in a Pyramid Scheme: Man’s Harrowing Tale of Vemma’s Ritualistic Sex Initiation

Rockets Rebrand?

Leaked renderings shed light on Fertitta’s plan to shakeup his newly acquired NBA franchise… In a day and age where social media dominates, branding is everything. This rings true not only in the corporate world, but also in the realm of sports, where recent rebrands have proven to reinvigorate franchises and pique a newfound level of interest among fan bases where teams’ identities have grown stale. … Continue reading Rockets Rebrand?

When Adderall Is No Longer Enough

Emerging Drug of Choice Among College Students Could Breed Concern At college campuses across America, students are taking unprescribed drugs with a casualness that would stun the unwitting parents who fund their habits under the guise of “grocery” or “textbook” money. At this very moment, your son or daughter could very well be inducing a high dose of adderall for an all night study session. … Continue reading When Adderall Is No Longer Enough

I Adopted an African Child to Fill the Massive Hole My Ex-Wife Left in My Heart. Now I Don’t Want Him.

Love is a fickle thing. It can flourish with your conquest of life, blossoming into something more pure than you could have fathomed in your wildest imagination, or wither away with your failures, breaking you down and leaving your fragments in the wake of its decay.   In my case, the abandonment I felt after my wife left me for a younger, less cynical man, … Continue reading I Adopted an African Child to Fill the Massive Hole My Ex-Wife Left in My Heart. Now I Don’t Want Him.