People who talk about their denominations as their “tribe” – it’s the same hierarchical circle jerk that it’s always been
Starbucks. No amount of free wifi will change my opinion
TheologyPubs. They just ruin a good drunk!
Fake smiles from people who really just want to say ‘fuck off’
Unoriginal content that is passed off as original content
Feeling like I have to ride my bike coz it’s the hip or green thing to do
“Green” and pretty much all of its connotations
Collecting images and quotes and realizing that awesomeness requires work
The standard sigh of emotionally retarded people who watch rom-coms, have grandchildren or love “Jesus Moments” (sounds like… “tsk..ahh”)
Unacknowledged hypocrisy in others – that shit burns my eyes and ears to be around
Sweat pants. They just never work.
Minor league celebrities who take glamour shots of themselves for books, cd’s, etc that try to make themselves look all hip and badass.
Great indie music that sells themselves to beer, tech or clothing commercials
Hobbies that become work
People who are just caricatures of someone else
Love applied inconsistently
The word “offline”. It’s just a pretentious ways of saying, “The information I have is too important for you to hear.”
Hash. But it doesn’t love me back.
Any number of Christian catchphrases like: burden, weight, bless them/their hearts, passion, I’ll pray for you & God is good. Plus about 100 other words that sit like dollops of puke in my mouth.
Trying to get equal columns on WordPress
Ballsy people who do awesome shit without ever making a spectacle of themselves – I truly wish I could be more like them
Weeds Coffee Shop. It may be the closest I’ll come to “King of Kensington ever again
Real Irish Pubs. 4 different spaces for 4 different reasons to drink
Saying ‘fuck off’ to people with a fake smile
Original content. heck, I’ll even take a remix if I can get it
Riding my bike but not feeling like i have to 24/7 – I love my Jeep too!
“Black” and pretty much all of its connotations
Collecting images and quotes with a plan to create something awesome
The sarcastic laugh or roll of the eyes when someone says something completely prickish or saccharine
When I find hypocrisy in myself – that shit burns but it’ll only make me stronger
Short Shorts. It really doesn’t matter on who coz it’s always entertaining
No logo or image required. People who are so hip or badass that they refuse to be photographed or logoized.
Great indie music that challenges me
Finding ridiculous new hobbies that spin me around but never require me to actually commit to doing anything consistently
Truly original people who have overcome the caricature phase
Hate applied indiscriminately
The word “co-op”. It should be our greatest cultural aspiration
Hash. But it doesn’t love me back
Any number of the 7 words you cannot say on television: shit, piss, fuck, cunt, cocksucker, motherfucker & tits. Plus about a dozen other words that George Carlin didn’t include.
Not really caring all that much if my columns line up coz, “Shit – who reads this anyway?”