A Lazy Man’s Guide To Being (Slightly) Better – 4 Step’s To Living A Better Life

Don’t Worry, There’s Still Beer and Netflix     “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.” ― Mark Twain   I am a serial procrastinator. I always have been. Sometimes I make myself feel better about it when I read articles like this one, which mentions procrastinators being moreContinue reading “A Lazy Man’s Guide To Being (Slightly) Better – 4 Step’s To Living A Better Life”

“I’m Lovin’ It”: How Brands Make Money Off Of Emotional Manipulation

Am I Going To Get Sued For This?     “Advertising is legalized lying.” — H. G. Wells   People see between 4,000 and 10,000 ads a day according to some experts. That same article mentions an anecdotal account of a man who counted 487 ads before he finished his breakfast. Of course all of these aren’t necessarilyContinue reading ““I’m Lovin’ It”: How Brands Make Money Off Of Emotional Manipulation”

The Reverse Scientific Method: Why Conspiracy Theories Are So Convincing

How To Recognize The Difference Between Pseudoscience and Science     “… if you assume a big enough conspiracy, you can explain anything, including the cosmos itself.” ― Fritz Leiber, The Big Time   If you haven’t seen it, there’s an excellent documentary on Netflix about Flat Earthers called Behind the Curve. It may not sound like a greatContinue reading “The Reverse Scientific Method: Why Conspiracy Theories Are So Convincing”

Full Length Collection available on Amazon!

I am so happy to announce my first collection:The Cosmic Hello: Lessons in Co-Dependency is now available on Amazon. Here is the back cover blurb: C. Alexander is a small-town Southern born poet who now lives in New England. He has his MFA from Lindenwood University, and dabbles in print and spoken-word poetry. He has aContinue reading “Full Length Collection available on Amazon!”