Blog Category: advice

Advice for Amateurs, Addicts, and Orphans

My girlfriend was banging on my office door at 12:30 in the morning but I ignored her and didn’t answer until eventually she left, screaming my name. A guy named “Seggev” from…

My girlfriend was banging on my office door at 12:30 in the morning but I ignored her and didn’t answer until eventually she left, screaming my name. A guy named “Seggev” from Israel and I would play one minute chess all night long on “the world wide web”. I couldn’t stop playing him. I couldn’t […]

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The Benefits of Being A Total Zero

“There are three types of people,” astronaut Chris Hadfield told me, “-1, 0, and +1”. Chris Hadfield spent 166 days in space in the space station ISS. While there he also sang…

“There are three types of people,” astronaut Chris Hadfield told me, “-1, 0, and +1”. Chris Hadfield spent 166 days in space in the space station ISS. While there he also sang “Space Oddity” and uploaded (or can you say “downloaded” in this case) the video to YouTube where it was viewed 25 million times. […]

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Dear James at 106: I Hope You Can Read This

Although you probably won’t care. Why would you care what I have to say? — Hi James, you’re 106 years old. Congrats! Boy, I never thought you would get there. You were…

Although you probably won’t care. Why would you care what I have to say? — Hi James, you’re 106 years old. Congrats! Boy, I never thought you would get there. You were too stressed. It’s not like you’re an athlete or anything. I’m writing you this letter but you don’t even give a shit. You’re […]

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Advice I Want To Tell My Daughters

Back in 1994 I was avoiding a bad situation at home and was staying up late at the office playing chess online at 1 or 2 in the morning. A guy named…

Back in 1994 I was avoiding a bad situation at home and was staying up late at the office playing chess online at 1 or 2 in the morning. A guy named “Seggev” from Israel and I would play one minute chess all night long back when one minute really meant about 90 seconds because […]

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