Category Archives: Commercialism

An Atheist Commercial

So yes, I think an official commercial would be incredible. However, the commercial needs to serve a very specific purpose. It should not be about proselytizing atheism or otherwise trying to get theists to become atheists. That, obviously, is a … Continue reading

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A Miniseries about NASA

For anyone actually paying attention, it becomes readily obvious that NASA desperately needs more money. Neil deGrasse Tyson (one of my heroes) has tried for a very long time to get the NASA budget increased, but has so far, depressingly, … Continue reading

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“It’s a Guy Thing” – Lead Guitar

So… as a few of you might know, I’m a guitar player. My first style is Blues, but I’ve been getting very heavy into Progressive, Psychedelic, and Experimental guitar. I love alternative styles of playing, where the guitar is played … Continue reading

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“It’s a Guy Thing” – Magic

So I’m going to start doing these kinds of posts every once in a while. The purpose is to question, and perhaps examine, why things are considered “guy things”, and if it will ever change (and yes, for the record, … Continue reading

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5-Hour Energy’s “Truth” in Advertising

If you don’t know, technically, in the US, you cannot lie in a commercial. According to the Federal Trade Commission Act: Advertising must be truthful and non-deceptive; Advertisers must have evidence to back up their claims; and Advertisements cannot be … Continue reading

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Fashion, Bullying, and Cargo Shorts

Hey! How is everyone? There is an issue in the First World that, honestly, pisses me off. It’s this whole idea of “Fashion”. It’s one of those enculturated things that only those who don’t abide by the idea recognize as … Continue reading

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On Commercialism

If you read my blog, you know that I was a grade-A cynic and misanthrope (still am, but I’ve mellowed considerably over time). Back when I worshiped Bill Hicks, one of the things I agreed with him on was commercials … Continue reading

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