If businessmen are to be believed, every successful idea started as a chart in a PowerPoint presentation. For instance, Gillette's business model must be a simple flowchart that only has one box that says
For all of you who live in places without seasons, here's why the fall is so great: dark days, strange skies and the smoky scent of mortality mixed with fear.
Maybe you're a totally rational human being who also happens to believe in alien abductions, ghost kidnappings or yeti carjackings. That's OK. You're not alone. Why, sometimes even courts and governments blur the line between reality and bullshit.
No one likes a showoff. Not even fate, apparently -- because every once in a while it sees fit to prick someone's inflated ego balloon with its embarrassment needle, resulting in a spectacular backfire like ...
I decided to go abroad, but how could I do that without looking like a noob? I learned the hard way, but now you don't have to.
For the benefit of the courts, and to satisfy the conditions of my own court-ordered alternative punishment, I present this column on the six worst things human beings do to one another on public transportation, and how to avoid them.
These public health campaigns are just like regular advertisements, except that instead of selling McRibs, they're promoting awareness for a cause in the most terrifying way possible.