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  • SchadenFreude

    I used to date a psychologist. Possibly. It’s also possible that she was just hanging around with me for research purposes and I’ll end up being referred to as... Read more

    Posted on 06 October 2016 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • The French Fry Revolution

    So the latest crop of cretins best and brightest of the new generation are protesting for free tertiary education again.Their strategy this time: close the... Read more

    Posted on 05 October 2016 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • Thump Thump Thump

    One of the less palatable aspects of my job is bidding on government contracts. It would be less of trial if I thought it would be worth the effort, but it’s a... Read more

    Posted on 28 February 2016 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • Hit Me Baby One More Time

    Several times over the past few months, my boss has instructed me to attend meetings on his behalf. One may be tempted to think that he is starting to entrust m... Read more

    Posted on 21 February 2016 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • The Grim Reaper

    Grim Reaper

    According to makers of motivational posters, the secret to a fulfilling career is to do something you love. This is great advice if you enjoy starving to death... Read more

    Posted on 14 February 2016 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • Fear and Loathing in 140 Characters

    Fear Loathing Characters

    If you’re like me and regularly find yourself trapped in a room full of corporate drones (aka the Wednesday morning meeting), you may also begin to think that... Read more

    Posted on 27 January 2016 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • Life Lessons Through Interpretive Dance

    “We don’t want to send the wrong message to kids.”ORLY? Why not? Surely it’s a sacred duty? The sooner they learn that the world is a harsh place full of... Read more

    Posted on 10 July 2015 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • The Dropped Ball

    I recently discovered that I had issued the wrong revision of a construction drawing to site. The contractor has already built the affected portion of work, so... Read more

    Posted on 06 July 2015 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • Everything is Awesome!

    Every year our marketing department circulates a memo encouraging the peons to augment their wardrobes with ghastly new corporate-branded clothing. It’s a rathe... Read more

    Posted on 28 June 2015 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • End of the Road


    I spent a good part of my weekend wading through raw sleaze. In other words, I went looking for a replacement for the shitmobile. Read more

    Posted on 26 February 2015 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • The Power Point

    Power Point

    I am working on a project proposal at the moment. It’s a bit like a marriage proposal, but with less chance for regret down the line. Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2015 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • It’s Over 9000!

    It’s Over 9000!

    Our quality manager is a special individual.A quick look at his CV confirms that the only thing standing between him and unemployment is nepotism. Read more

    Posted on 03 February 2015 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • Ancient of Days

    Ancient Days

    Fortunately, the first two cleared up before I exploded, or I would have ended up being the world’s most horrifying biological weapon.The Dire Bee Tease is... Read more

    Posted on 28 January 2015 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • How Lo Can You Go?

    Over the past week or so, there has been a hue and cry about the City of Cape Town’s proposed new corporate image. The complaints have roamed up and down the... Read more

    Posted on 27 February 2014 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • Vox Dei

    Politics in this country is a bit of a farce. Hardly a day goes by without some sector of the seething electorate angrily burning tyres and throwing bits of... Read more

    Posted on 14 February 2014 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • The Fugitive (Part III)

    Fugitive (Part III)

    Coincidence? I wonder. Has anyone actually ever seen them in the same place at the same time? Maybe the boss is doing this to troll me. I certainly wouldn’t... Read more

    Posted on 09 February 2014 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • The Fugitive (Part I)

    Fugitive (Part

    This depressingly stupid scenario recurs every couple of months. After a couple of days, the client returns from gun-running or whatever shameful activity... Read more

    Posted on 01 February 2014 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • The Shawshank Reflection

    Shawshank Reflection

    . It’s that time of year at my company when invitations to sit at the high table are extended to select members of the rabble. In other words: promotions.Or,... Read more

    Posted on 29 January 2014 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • T-t-t-t-trust Me, I Wanna Feel Dirty

    T-t-t-t-trust Wanna Feel Dirty

    I was reading an opinion piece about sexism and I couldn’t quite figure out whether the author was a troll or just stupid, because – you guessed it – the articl... Read more

    Posted on 14 April 2013 HUMOR, SOCIETY
  • =/=

    I saw the following comment online a few days ago:“Equality is not subjective. If someone does the same job as someone else, then they should both be paid the... Read more

    Posted on 04 April 2013 HUMOR, SOCIETY