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Nashville Snow and Ice Survival Guide Entry 1: The Forecast

January 24, 2013 by


If you’re reading this, then you understand the dangers of living in Nashville during the winter months, realize that escape is not an option, and want to ensure you live to see winter 2014. Take your right hand from your mouse (left hand if you lost family members in the Salem Witch Trials), move it […]

3D Guide to Upscale Condominium Vocabulary

June 6, 2011 by


Open floor plan (n.)–Your freaking bedroom has no door. Doors. That’s right, I never would’ve thought I’d have to ask—does the room you’re claiming to be a room actually have a door? Well, loyal readers, you now have to ask that question. At some point condo, building poop sacks—and I mean poop sacks of a […]

Snowmageddon 11’: 10 Signs It’s Snowing in Nashville

January 21, 2011 by


1.  Local meteorologists are paid bonuses to interrupt your favorite shows to tell you that it is indeed snowing and, even more shocking, that it is cold outside. 2.  Milk and bread buyers transform into crack addicts and will stop at nothing to get their wheat and Vitamin D fix. 3.  Every school superintendent has […]

10 Things You Learn in MBA School

December 13, 2010 by


10.      When in doubt, the phrases “return on investment” and “lean supply chain” can be used to answer all questions. 9.         All Finance majors can quote Gordon Gecko. 8.        International students know your language, their language, and generally 3,452 others. Thank you American educational system. For nothing. 7.        Reading the Power Point slides are a […]

The Nightclub Dictionary: Volume 1

November 23, 2010 by


I’m not a big clubber. Yes, I like to dance it out like Mikhail Baryshnikov on crack. (Though he only did it to impress Kentucky Derby winner Sarah Jessica Parker, his trusty steed on Sex and the City.) I don’t even frequent the trendier “chill” spots that often. Usually the music is turned up loud […]

Nine Networking No-No’s

September 28, 2010 by


So I’m obsessed with networking. I’m like a hyena on the African plains.  I can smell if you might know someone I’d like to be put in contact with.  Don’t try and hide it.  I saw the damn business card come out of your satchel five minutes earlier. Attempts at resisting me are more futile […]

Grocery Zombies 2: Garbage Pail Family

August 27, 2010 by


Pray you’re in the grocery store’s parking lot when they arrive. Hope that you can see them coming and escape. It will be after midnight when they descend upon you—the whole ravenous, drooling lot of them. They have hunger.  They possess great thirst.  They desire every sugar based cereal that includes a cartoon character front-man […]