"We think it has something to do with your genome."
Tags:doctors, doctors and patients, genome, dna, genetic engineering, insects, sci fi, medical, problems, modern life, modern living, genetic abnormality, genetic abnormalities, genetic illness, genetic illnesses, doctor's appointment, doctor's appointments, gene, genes, kafka, kafkaesque, franz kafka, metamorphosis, diagnosis, diagnoses, mankoff
"Excuse me, Doc, my attention wandered. What type of deficit disorder did you say I had?"
Tags:attention deficit disorder, doctors, crazy, doctors & patients, medical, trends, psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatrist, attention, short attention span, short attention spans, attention span, attention spans, modern life, modern world, modern worlds, modern living, mental disorder, mental disorders, learning disability, learning disabilities, learning disabled, mankoff
"Let's do it, let's fall in love."
Tags:language, entertainment, music, lyrics, relationships, modern love, modern times, modern life, modern living, fall in love, falls in love, falling in love, business decision, business decisions, passionless, calculated, calculated decision, calculated decisions, business culture, businessman, businessmen, careerist, careerists, proposal, proposals, unromantic, mankoff
"What if we don't like their country personas?"
Tags:culture clash, clash, clashed, clashing, country, countryside, persona, personas, sticks, out in the sticks, metro, metropolitan, class, classes, city, city kid, city life, city boy, city living, urban, urbanity, urban life, urban living, urban world, modern life, modern living, culture shock, culture, cultures, liberal, liberal elites, townies, couple, couples, rural, mid west, midwest, mid-west, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, homesick, worry, worried, trepidation, roadtrip, road trip, drive, driving, driver, drives, unfamiliar, unfamiliar territory
Tags:beach, beaches, sea, seaside, sea side, coast, coastal, vacation, vactions, holiday, holidays, kid, kids, child, children, city kid, city kids, city life, city, cities, urban, urban life, metropolitan, metropolis, apartment, apartments, sand castle, sand, sandcastle, sandcastles, sand castles, real-estate, real estate, realtor, realtors, rent, rental, rents, renting, rentals, modern, modern life, modern living, building, buildings, city planning, town planning, block, blocks
"Hi, I'd like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn."
Tags:professional, professionals, door to door, door-to-door, sales, salesmen, salesman, connection, connections, network, networking, networks, networked, social media, social, media, door, door knocking, knocking, unsolicited, invitations, request, requests, invitation, obtrusive, annoying, annoyance, apartment, apartments, urban, urban life, urban living, modern, modern life, modern living, internet, the internet, tech, business, businesses, corporation, corporations, corporate
"Closing averages on the human scene were mixed today. Brotherly love was down two points, while enlightened self-interest gained a half. Vanity showed no movement, and guarded optimism slipped a point in sluggish trading. Over all, the status quo remained unchanged."
Tags:business, business news, stock market, stock exchange, stock exchanges, stocks and shares, stocks, modern life, modern living, humanity, human decency, decency, self-interest, selfish, selfish times, disintegration, social disintegration, getting worse, losing shares, losing value, lost value, social value, status quo, change, changes, changing, change for the worst
"Here out West there are so many incredible places to smoke."
Tags:culture clash, clash, clashed, clashing, country, countryside, persona, personas, sticks, out in the sticks, metro, metropolitan, class, classes, city, city kid, city life, city boy, city living, urban, urbanity, urban life, urban living, urban world, modern life, modern living, culture shock, culture, cultures, liberal, liberal elites, townies, couple, couples, rural, mid west, midwest, mid-west, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, roadtrip, road trip, drive, driving, driver, drives, unfamiliar, unfamiliar territory, smoke, smoking, smoke break, out west, ignorance, ignoring, ignore, ignored, ignoring, out west, west, midwest, regional, regions, america, united states
Tags:like, likes, social media, social network, social networks, social networking, social media fatigue, fatigue, tired, tire, tires, exhaustion, exhausted, social media age, millennial, millennials, modern life, modern living, modern communication, communication, communications, dog, dogs, cats, cats, sharing, oversharing, over sharing, overshare, over share
At One With Nature
Tags:dude, hey dude, casual, city, city boy, townie, townies, walking, street, street smart, street smarts, urban life, urban living, modern life, modern living, nature, natural, at one with nature, eco friendly, country side, countryside, eco-friendly, animal, animals, wildlife, raccoon, raccoons, squirrel, squirrels, natural, woods, wood, forest, forests, forest animal, forest animals, region, regions, regional, slang, city, cities, fashion, fashions, trendy, hip, hip and happening
"This wouldn't be so bad if they'd pipe in some jazz."
Tags:prisoner, prisoners, beatnik, beat, the beats, beat poetry, beat poem, beatniks, jazz, cool cat, musical, music, musician, musicians, lifestyle, lifestyles, lifestyle choices, choices, irony, ironic, ironically, modern living, modern life, modern world, prison, prisoner, prisoners, prisons, jail, jails, jailed
"My next guest is a charming grifter with a record as long as your arm. Let's give him a big 'Jaws of Justice' welcome."
Tags:television, grifter, grifters, con artist, con artists, trial, trials, trial judge, trial judges, reality tv, reality television, modern life, modern living, modern world, media sensation, media sensations, courtroom, courtrooms, talk show, talk shows, media circus, media circuses, court room, court rooms, welcome, welcomes, welcoming, mankoff
The Sphinx Speaks
Tags:riddle, riddles, puzzle, puzzles, puzzling, puzzled, mystery, mysteries, mysterious, mysteriously, art, arts, ancient, ancient history, historical, myth, myths, mythical, mythic, mythical creatures, mythical creature, mystic, mystical, mystical creatures, mysticism, ancient egypt, egypt, egyptian, egyptology, pithy, pithiness, pithy statements, modern, modern life, modern living, real estate, real-estate, realtor, realtors, advice, advise, advising, decipher, deciphers, implication, implications, cryptic, cryptic advice, pun, puns, word play, play on words, word-play
"I believe this is one of Rembrandt's earliest selfies."
Tags:rembrandt, pretentious, pretentiously, pretension, pretensions, pretense, snob, snobby, snobbery, snobbish, snowman, snowmen, art, arts, artistic, artist, artists, artistically, rembrandt, rembrandts, dutch, dutch masters, dutch master, classic, history of art, authority, old master, old masters, gallery, galleries, prolific, self-portrait, selfportrait, self portrait, selfie, phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, cell, cellphone, cell phone, tech, technological, gadget, gadgets, museum, museums, modern, modern life, modern living, modern world, social media, vanity, kids these days
"Perhaps that peculiar odor is autumn."
Tags:urban, urbanity, urban life, urban living, city life, city living, modern life, modern living, modern world, city, cities, metropolitan, metropolitan area, taxi, taxis, traffic, traffic jam, pollution, polluted, pollute, pollutes, manhole, manhole cover, sewer, sewers, adjacent, adjacency, road work, road works, fume, fumes, petrol, country, countryside, fresh air, smell, smells, scent, scents, odor, odour, odors, odours, autumn, new york, new york city, nyc, street, streets, busy, busy street, fall
"Which trail has the best cell-phone reception?"
Tags:phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, cell, cell phone, cell phones, texting, text, modern life, modern world, tech, gadget, gadgets, talisman, relied, reliance, rely, relying, culture clash, clash, clashed, clashing, country, countryside, persona, personas, sticks, out in the sticks, metro, metropolitan, class, classes, city, city kid, city life, city boy, city living, urban, urbanity, urban life, urban living, urban world, modern life, modern living, culture shock, culture, cultures, liberal, liberal elites, townies, couple, couples, rural, mid west, midwest, mid-west, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, trail, hiking, hike, hiker, hikes, hikers
Superman Heads Back To The Fridge
Tags:bachelor, bachelors, life, everyday, every day, ordinary, ordinary life, normal, normal life, bachelor pad, bachelor life, hero, heroes, heroic, superhero, superheroes, living alone, lonely, alone, loneliness, single, single life, living alone, independence, independent, independently, hungry, hunger, bored, boring, boring life, bored life, modern, modern world, modern life, modern living, home alone, alone at home
'Last Cow For 50 Miles'
Tags:cow, cows, livestock, animal, farm animal, farm animals, country, countryside, country side, urban, urban life, urban living, modern, modern life, modernity, modern living, rural, rural, the sticks, out in the sticks, car, cars, drive, driving, last, drives, road, roads, roadtrip, road trip, sign, signs, signage, tourist, tourism, tourist attraction, roadside, road side, farm, farms, field, fields
"Dear, will you sprint down to the store and get a box of wheat germ and a pint of yoghurt?"
Tags:health, health junkie, health nut, healthy eating, fitness, fitness junkie, bodybuilder, bodybuilder, bodybuilding, in shape, protein shake, wheat germ, yogurt, yoghurt, errand, errands, grocery shopping, groceries, food shopping, modern life, modern living, new age, health nut, health nuts, healthy living
"I'm one of the best singer-songwriters ever to go into accounting."
Tags:pub, pubs, bar, bars, bar fly, bar flies, happy hour, post work, after work, business men, businessmen, businessman, business man, dream, dreams, ambition, ambitions, youth, failed, failure, account, accounts, accounting, accountant, old life, new life, modern life, modern living, modern world, working world, musician, musicians, musical
"This translation app isn't working."
Tags:dad, dads, father, fathers, mum, mums, mom, moms, mother, mothers, parent, parents, baby, babies, toddler, toddlers, translation app, translation apps, apps, app, technology, translate, translates, translations, translations, translator, translators, translating, translating, new parent, new parents, software developer, software developers, modern living, modern lifestyle, modern lifestyles, baby talk
Pay Attention To Something For 5 Minutes Challenge
"Instead of digging a hole to China, I've hired the Chinese to dig a hole to us."
"Can I call you back, Ed? I'm in the moment here."
Tags:meditation, meditating, meditate, meditating, mindfulness, in the moment, focused, zen, relaxing, being centred, being centered, phone, phones, phone call, phone calls, always on, call back, call you back, cell, cells, cell phone, cell phones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, modern life, modern living, distractions, distracting
Tags:pied piper, the pied piper of hamelin, legend, legends, fairy tale, fairy tales, rat-catcher, rat-catchers, rat, rats, rat infestation, wifi, wifi hotspot, hotspots, modern life, modern living, follow, following, follows, internet, screen addiction, screen addictions, screen addict, screen addicts