9 to 5

Allow me to introduce myself. I am 26 years old. I’m a white, middle class, 99-percenter. I have a bachelor’s degree from a petty good undergraduate institution. In other words, I’m average. I have worked jobs in every field you can think of (including working in an actual field), but this booming economy prevents me from affording rent. So I live in my parents’ basement. I am here to offer advice on the working world, because let’s face it: if the world is, in fact, your oyster, then it’s an oyster that’s been sitting in the hot sun for several days and smells kind of like a cat’s anus. Nowadays, once you leave college, you might as well go straight to the Department of Labor and file for unemployment. Except you can’t, because you haven’t had a job. Quite a catch. So allow me to assist you.
April 3, 2012

Networking Letters: What You Say vs. What You Mean

Networking is tough. As any college career center will tell you, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Unfortunately for you smart people out there, it’s true! You don’t have to know anything to be rich and successful. Just look at Kim Kardashian. Getting a job or your own TV show about your... MORE »

March 21, 2012

9 to 5: The Search

Basement Readers, Allow me to introduce myself. I am 26 years old. I’m a white, middle class, 99-percenter. I have a bachelor’s degree from a petty good undergraduate institution. In other words, I’m average. I have worked jobs in every field you can think of (including working in an actual field), but this booming economy... MORE »

November 8, 2011

Ladies and Gentlemen, Nancy Cantor Eating Pie

Chancellor Nancy Cantor of Syracuse University is caught in a pie-eating contest in downtown Syracuse. Special props to Rohan and Dave. MORE »

October 26, 2011