Why I Can’t Work at Gamestop Anymore

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So, yesterday was my last day at Gamestop. Originally I was going to go out without celebration but after almost two decades of on again off again with the company I had a particularly horrible final day and am ready to just drop a list of reasons why I can’t work with the company anymore. There’s a part of me that’s like, “no, don’t, what if you lose your job and Gamestop is the only place?” But honestly, the company doesn’t look at individual people nor even care about the feelings of their employees so I’m not that concerned. Continue reading

What’s He Really REALLY Thinking?

My wife was recently at the doctor’s and, as always, they give out magazines en masse. Most of the time these are the kind of thing that we feed directly to our trash can overlord but, for some reason, my wife cracked open one of them and found an “article” she wanted to show me. The magazine is called Countdown and it contained an article called The Last Word: What’s He Really Thinking? written by an unnamed author (possibly to save her the embarrassment of having this snapped to her name. Continue reading

Splitting Seams

I’m having a lot of anxiety about parenting lately. And, as much as this is something I know I shouldn’t be worried about, I really think it’s my parents’ fault.

This isn’t some anti-parent thing. Don’t worry, I’m not a musician. But there were many things that I remember from my childhood that I definitely feel I was the catalyst for.
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