On Being A Consumer

Powell’s City of Books Sucks – Book Buy Back Scam

Powell’s City of Books Sucks – Book Buy Back Scam

Powell’s City of Books advertises on their website: “Online or in stores, we make it easy to turn your books into cash.” Bullshit! This review is in relation to the used book buyback program and does not reflect on any physical brick and mortar location. As a graduate student I amassed numerous books over the(…)

USPS Sucks – An Extensive Review

USPS Sucks – An Extensive Review

As other reviewers have properly identified, this location is atrocious and staffed by the utmost disgusting example of employee disregard and incompetence. This is the perfect place to market THE primary reason for the speedy bankruptcy and absolute dismissal of ALL incompetent USPS employees. In fact, I hope they all end up unemployed begging on(…)

Fiverr Sucks: Digital Slave Wages

Fiverr Sucks: Digital Slave Wages

Fiverr sucks. Why? The online marketplace known as Fiverr is a popular venue for making quick cash by offering a variety of online and offline services. Potential users sign up for free accounts and create a variety of gigs. Sellers can then list their services in appropriate categories which can range from social media marketing(…)

Shop till You Drop (Dead)

Shop till you drop – the idiotic mantra of mindless consumption which originated in the west. After living in the US for any extended amount of time, you will often become apathetic to the sheer amount of advertising that is consistently bombarding you for what seems like every single second of every fucking day. Not(…)

Bad Taste

Bad Taste

What has happened to the American dream and the ensuing impact on the middle class? Nothing if you consider apathy to be among one of those endearing traits. It is no secret that a common human reaction to a shocking or embarrassing truth is often to resort to humor. In this case, the initial comment(…)

Justcloud Review: A Rip-Off Service

This is an unbiased personal Justcloud Review. Like many heavy duty torrent users and savvy consumers of digital data, I opted for a cloud storage service which would enable me unfettered access to my data in all forms, from any location on Earth. After some brief online research resulting in various forum posts, reviews and(…)

Fiverr Review – Electronic Caregiver Scam

Fiverr Review – Electronic Caregiver Scam

This is an honest Fiverr Review. An online acquaintance provided this unfortunate incident which concerns the over hyped popular social media platform, Facebook and that horrendous micro-job racketeering website known as Fiverr. Like many people today, she uses Fiverr along with various clones sites to generate additional side income. Nothing wrong with that when you(…)

Simple Mobile Review – Simply Shit!

Simple Mobile review based on my personal experience. I am not a phone person. I actually despise this method of random communication and prefer face to face encounters. However, having mobile access with a suitable cell phone and plan is a must in this consumer laden day and age. Smart phones provide many useful features(…)

Hallmark Moments are Fucked

Hallmark Moments are Fucked

Hallmark greeting cards suck! Now that I got that out of the way, I shall continue with this post. In light of the devastating economic turmoil and the relentless consistency of the downward spiral of American life, the people living amidst the dying middle class and iconic blue collar towns and cities struggle quietly, isolated(…)

Thinking Inside The Box

Thinking Inside The Box

Murica! On Facebook I received this post on my news-feed, ironically from an account titled, Thinking Outside The Box. However, the opinion is obviously anything but the contrary as it basically supports the status quo Imperialistic warmongering. So exactly how is such primitive cliche inside the box thinking reflective of outside the norm? This collectivist(…)