[Mini-Rant] H8er Alert: Stop With The Emmys!

Maybe this is an unpopular opinion. I feel like the seemingly limited space of the internet (I KNOW) is just about the Emmys. I just hate being overloaded with one, relatively unimportant topic over and over again. It's worse than people talking at me about sports.* I don't hate people who like the Emmys, or want to… » 8/26/14 12:29pm 8/26/14 12:29pm

I Love Tina

It's no secret, particularly lately, that Tina Belcher is amazing, but I just want to repeat it. I want to mention that I am solidly a fan of Bob's Burgers, and while I couldn't pick a favorite character, Tina is just great. I think literally every character is awesome. Many of them somehow straddle a familiar trope… » 8/23/14 12:20pm 8/23/14 12:20pm

Special, Special Snowflakes (work complaining!)

Because of a demanding asshole, I have a really tight deadline to get going on (GIVE ME A MINUTE I JUST STARTED MY CUP OF COFFEE). I have a lot of projects that are pretty much the same in scope; everyone who asks me for help is told that turnaround is two weeks - and when I have a ton of projects (like right now)… » 8/21/14 10:09am 8/21/14 10:09am

Etiquette: When is it ok to haggle?

Is it appropriate to haggle on, say, a venue for your wedding? I can accept "no" as the answer here, but I just want to make sure I am not missing an opportunity to save some dollars, especially if it is acceptable or even expected. My mom says it is fine but she cannot be trusted here. Everyone else I know is useless… » 8/18/14 8:18pm 8/18/14 8:18pm