"Big Tony's Web site—get rid of it."
Tags:crime boss, crime bosses, mafia, mafioso, mob, mobster, mobsters, organized crime, organised crime, ddos, denial of service, attack, attacks, attacking, website, websites, cyber criminal, cyber criminals, hit, hits, hit job, hit jobs, whack, whacked, modern world, modern times, modern life, web address, web addresses, web site, web sites, harm, harms, harming, online presence, online presences, threaten, threatens, threatening, extort, extortion, intimidate, intimidates, intimidating, intimidation
"I'm sorry, sir, but I don't believe you know us well enough to call us the Fed."
Tags:federal, fed, federacy, federation, federals, feds, federal reserve, federal reserves, federal reserve board, board, bards, bureau, bureaus, bureacracy, bureaucrat, bureaucratic, familiar, familiarity, reception, receptionist, receptionists, modern, modern world, modern life, word play, play on words, nicknames, nick name, nickname, nick names, dating, date, dates, communication, communicate, communicating, work, working, worker, employ, employed, employment, job, jobs
"hey fans! im at bat,. btm 9th, bases loaded, score tied--oops, jst got called strike1!"
Tags:batter, batters, batting, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, text, texts, texting, texter, texters, tweet, tweets, tweeting, social media, social network, social networks, post, posts, posting, distraction, distractions, digital distraction, digital distractions, modern life, modern times, social media presence, playoff, playoffs, text message, text messages, smartphone, smartphones, phone, phones, cell phone, cell phones, cellphone, cellphones, distracted, modern life, modern times, modern world
"Finding myself between a roc and a hard place...,"
Tags:literature, literary, word play, play on words, bookworm, book worm, bookworms, book worm, book, books, novel, novels, library, librarians, librarian, book lover, book lovers, literature, literary, lit, lit major, read, reading, avid reader, readers, reader, novel, novels, novelist, novelists, bookstore, book store, bookstores, book stores, travel, travelling, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, sinbad, voyage, voyages, modern, modern life, modern world, airplane, plane, planes, airline, flight, flights, flying
"It's no fun wearing my Tintin shirt now that the masses know who he is."
Tags:modern, modern life, modern world, hipster, hipsters, something to prove, prove, proving, cool, coolness, fashion, fashions, fashionable, before it was cool, character, characters, classic cartoon, classic cartoons, classics, tv, old tv, old television, nostalgia, nostalgic, urban life, urban living, graphic tee, graphic tees, shirt, shirts, grown man, grown men, man baby, baby man, outfit, outfits, status, status symbol
"I have two mommies. I know where the apostrophe goes."
Tags:elementary, kid, kids, child, childhood, nostalgia, nostalgic, childish, kindergarten, grade, preschool, pre-school, educating, education, teacher, teachers, modern, modern life, modern world, student, students, playful, playfulness, eager, eagerness, eagerly, happy, happiness, patient, patience, book, books, school, schools, schooling, wife, wives, woman loving woman, wlw, lgbt, lgbtq, lgbtq+, inclusive, inclusivity, relationship, married, law, laws, legal, federal, federal law, modern life, modern love
"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
"His final wish was that all his medical bills be paid promptly."
Tags:medicine, medicines, medic, medical, medics, medical joke, modern medicine, modern world, exploit, exploitation, consumerism, consumer, capitalist, capitalism, private, private healthcare, healthcare, health, public healthcare, medicare, medi care, nhs, national health service, pro nhs, pro medicare, national health care, obamacare, death, dead, family, bitter humor, bitter humour, dark humor, dark humour, black humor, black humour, dark humor, dark humour, console, consoling, consolation, intensive care, sick, sickness, ill, illness, illnesses, sicknesses, doctor, doctors, surgeon, surgeons, surgery
"The entrance to my cubicle is three feet away. Please respect my partition."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, packed, busy, crowd, crowded, office ecology, office politics, social, social politics, modern life, modern world, your business, none of your business, working life, working world, partition, partitions, fence, fences
Fun City Update
Tags:traffic, drive, driving, driver, car, cars, auto, autos, traffic jam, jam, pile up, pile-up, queue, queues, tunnel, tunnels, commute, commuter, commuting, commuters, commuter life, urban life, urban living, modern life, modern world, sarcasm, sarcastic, sarcasticlly, fun, bore, bored, city, city living, toll, tolls
Which Cup? 'Me' or 'Real Me'?
Tags:morning, mornings, monring coffee, coffee, coffees, coffee cup, cup, cups, mug, mugs, labelled, label, novelty, novelties, novelty cup, novelty cups, novelty mug, novelty mugs, tired, tiring, monday, mondays, mood, moods, drink, coffee pot, real, reality, realistic, business face, working world, working life, modern world, modern life, anxiety, depressed, depression, hiding, real self
"It's O.K. I didn't marry you for your parking karma."
Tags:drive, driving, driver, drivers, road rage, road-rage, rage, parking, car, cars, urban life, city life, modern life, modern world, passenger, passengers, road, roads, road trip, highway, highways, highway code, karma, karmic, buddhist, buddhism, married, married life, marriage, parking lot, space, spaces
"But having less legroom puts you closer to your screen."
Tags:plane, planes, airplane, airplanes, screen, screens, legroom, leg, legs, flight, flights, flying, fly, flies, hostess, air, air hostess, cramped, crowded, full, packed, space, no space, less space, economy, economical, economy class, film, in flight, in flight entertainment, in-flight, modern life, modern world, airline, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, travel, travels, travelling
How The Elephant Lost Her Trunk
Tags:wildlife, animal, animals, cosmetic, cosmetic surgery, surgery, nose job, nose, noses, plastic surgery, cosmetically, cosmetics, surgery, surgeon, surreal, horrifying, strange, imagery, strange imagery, elephant, elephants, trunk, trunks, kid, kids, story, stories, croc, crocodile, crocodiles, face, faces, rhinoplasty, doctor, doctors, modern, modern life, modern world, beautiful, standards, standard
What They Believe In
Tags:belief, believe, believing, faith, faithful, modern, modern life, modern world, religion, religious, religions, modernity, urban, urban life, urban living, green tea, diet, dietary, diets, health, healthy, wellbeing, health and wellbeing, positive thinking, supplement, supplements, feng shui, feng-shui, solar, solar power, solar energy, time travel, time travelling
"I don't like to pull rank, but I'm the one with two papers."
Tags:pull rank, pulling rank, paper, papers, paperwork, excuse, excuses, businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, office drone, office drones, cubicles, cubicle, offices, office building, office ecology, office politics, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey, responsibility, management, manager, managers
"Would you like to hear about our retirement plan?"
Tags:businessman, businessmen, exec, execs, executive, executives, career, careers, big business, corporate, corporation, corporations, day job, offices, office job, modern life, modern world, working life, working world, desk job, desk jockey, interview, interviews, interview skills, employment, employ, employed, unemployed, salary, pay cut, cut, cuts, budget cut, budget cuts, undervalued, undersold, undersell, financial crash, negotiate, negotiation, negotiating, contract, contract dispute, contracts, benefit, benefits, cryo, cryofreeze, retirement, retirement plan, retirement plans, human resources
"Are these microphones, O Lord, on?"
Tags:televangelism, televangelist, televangelists, tv, television, t v, modern, modern life, modernity, modern world, camera, cameras, lights camera, minister, ministerial, pastor, pastors, church, churches, churchs, mic, mics, microphone, microphones, god, gods, lord, lords, christian, christianity, evangelical, evangelism, evangelical christian, american ministry, ministry, bible, biblical, language
Tags:slack, slacks, casual, business casual, street, streets, urban, urban life, modern, modern world, modern life, safe for work, clothes, clothing, dressed, dressing, work, working week, working world, professional, professionals, street walker, street walkers, friday, fridays, morale, morale booster, morale boost
Television In The Park
Tags:modern life, modern world, middle america, trash, trashy, trashed, lazy, married, marriage, culture, cultured, cultural, pop culture, in the park, subvert, subverted, television, couch potato, couch potatoes, park, parks, booze, drink, drinking, drinker, drinkers, lower class, low, oddly insulting, pretentious, spin off, spin-off, snob, snobby, snobbery, elitist, elitism, class, class issues, class divide
Cubicles, Execs And Employees Growing More Similar To Bees
Tags:cubicles, bees, bee, hive, hives, hive mind, hivemind, hiveminds, queen bee, queen bees, executive, executives, imagery, metaphor, metaphors, business management, manager, managers, management, cubicle, cubicles, drone, drones, office drones, office drone, worker bee, worker bees, hex, hexes, hexagon, hexagons, beehive, morphic, morphing, morphs, comment, commentary, critique, modern, modern life, modern world, capitalism, capitalist, worker bees, hierarchy, hierarchical, office planning, floorplan, floor plan, floor plans, floorplans
"Not much. Just enjoying my post-lunch bounce."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, the little thing, post lunch, post-lunch, bars, bar, barfly, bar fly, barflies, bar flies, management, drink, drinking, alcohol, day drinking, happy hour, office drone, drones, drone, rat race, rat-race, day in, drudge, drudgery, spice up, spice, grill, grills, beer, work beer, break, breaks, short break, short breaks, modern world, modern life
"'Meetingpalooza' sounded better in the brochure."
Tags:lollapalooza, board, boards, board meeting, board room, director, directors, board of governors, governing, govern, governs, meeting, meetings, business meeting, corporate, corporation, corporations, office life, offices, office meeting, executive, exec, execs, executive meeting, working, worker, working life, office drone, office drones, conference, conferences, bored, boring, bores, bore, modern world, modern life, waste, wasting, wasting time, waste of time
"Why don't I tell you a little bit about myself while you check to see if anything I'm wearing was made in a sweatshop."
Tags:modern life, modern world, modern consumer, sale, sales, consumerism, ethical consumerism, neoliberal, neo-liberal, ethically sourced, cruelty-free, cruelty free, sweatshop, sweatshops, date, dates, compatibility, ethical fashion, fashions, fashionable, coffee shop, coffee date, coffee, check, background check, background checks, grilling, interrogate, interrogation, modern dating, urban life, urban world, city life, city living, pop culture
"Please, R.K., stop mothering me."
Tags:maternal, maternity, maternal instinct, instincts, instinctual, mother, mothers, mothering, mothered, mothers, exec, executive, executives, chief exec, chief execs, boss, bosses, businessman, business man, business woman, businesswoman, patronising, patronised, patronizing, patronized, mom, moms, mum, mums, modern, modern world, stereotype, stereotypes, gender role, gender roles