I’ll admit it: my morning routine involves scrolling through what I missed overnight on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram—all on my iPhone, in bed, still groggy, cat unfed.
That’s why I felt a little guilty, but also inspired, reading Matt Powers’ great piece on The Billfold, “In Defense of the Flip Phone.” Despite its title, the article doesn’t endorse aging technology. As a young website employee who is in “no rush” to buy a smart phone, Power gives a stereotype-defying perspective on the best way to interface with our many devices, and the world around us.
Candid and hilarious, the under-2,000-word article is a fun and thought-provoking read, especially for anyone who could stand to do a little less “checking in” online. Someone has to feed the cat, after all.
Some people like to travel by train because it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of an airplane.
I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”
“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” —Everyone following you on Instagram
A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.
Comedian Greg Davies
Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.
Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.
My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me everything you know.”
“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” —Alcohol
@yoyoha (Josh Hara)
My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.
Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?
A: A mechanic.