Category Archives: Economics

The Overwhelming Importance of 11 Dollars

            At the risk of diving headlong into that terminally whiny “woe is me, I’m an artist and no one appreciates me” place that absolutely no one enjoys hearing about, let me just say that in my limited experience dabbling with artistic endeavor (music, radio, writing, speaking, and trying to learn all of John Travolta’s […]

The Price of Convenience

  Earlier this week I stopped at one of those convenience store slash gas stations to fill up my tank and while I was standing 6 deep in line at the counter to turn over my money, I started looking around the store.   While the space itself couldn’t have been much bigger than 50 feet […]

Life Is a Total Scam: Get Used to It, Kid

  Earlier this week my 11 year old son and I made our bi-weekly (or so it seems) trip to Sports Authority.   Despite the fact that our plan was to get a mouth guard, I walked into the store with the knowledge that both Home Depot and Sports Authority are just like those old […]

Grocery Store Rock-Ology

    When I was a kid and my Mom would drag me to the grocery store with her, I seem to recall that as far as the music playing in the store, there wasn’t a lot to write home about. My guess is that back then grocery shopping music might’ve been coming from a local […]