As “The Office” closes its doors after nine seasons of workplace hijinks, it’s hard to separate the show at large from what the show’s become. Following television’s grandest tradition of continuing a successful sitcom long beyond its logical stopping point, the mockumentary sitcom has trudged through two largely laugh-free seasons following the departure of star Steve Carell. And while the ninth and final season has taken great strides over the dire eighth to wrap up the Scranton crew’s storylines in [...]
This past weekend I spent my whole afternoon watching reruns of this show called “Undercover Boss”. This was my second time seeing the sitcom as I shunned it the first time for thinking the executives are just playing for the cameras. Not that I didn’t still think so, I decided to give it another shot and I got hooked. More so, I b!tched up. Yeah, I got teary eyed. (Read Songs in the Key of Life: 18 – who says a man isn’t supposed to cry). Let [...]
Circa de 2000, I was introduced to this woman named Morgan. She was different from any other woman I had been with. She had this very high class aura about her; the way she spoke, dressed, moved… just everything. I used to come around to her house and file all of her paperwork. She was so busy that she could not keep everything in order so she needed someone like me around to do these little things. She never took [...]
Songs in the Key of Life, personal reflections, being busy, Vanessa Williams, Work to Do, life lessons
A New Year’s prayer, of sorts.
Our latest series finds Dave Rullo looking for meaning and purpose via religion. Join him on his journey.
Sub-sub titled: A very interesting week, indeed.
An open letter to 2013.
The other night Mr. Blerd himself, along with a few old friends, met over dinner to catch up on old times. We had a great time getting reacquainted with faces that haven’t seen each other in a few years. We ate, drank, laughed, and joked; you know, the usual filling in the gaps of the time spent away from one another. One of our friends raised a question that kind of stumbled me. She asked us to compare the responsibilities [...]
Maybe it’s time to make a change?
Seems like the youth need teaching more now than ever. We let June talk to ‘em, with a little help from Rick the Ruler.