Tag Archives: TV

“Coming to America” is alive and well in Queens

After a long day of not finding a job, it’s relaxing to engage in an even more mindless activity. Channel surfing, second to sleeping, is the greatest time-waster ever created. My thumb and a few buttons on the remote control give me 200 stations of useless television programming, and occasionally something worth watching. I always […]

A place where the unemployed blogger people run free

I need a new place to go blog and be unemployed during the day with my computer… ok, with wifey’s computer. My requirements are simple. It has to be reasonably close to home, or at least in NYC. It has to be cheap (by which I mean free) and near food and a bathroom. It […]

Unemployment is the birthday present I’ve always dreamed about

Being unemployed on my birthday is kind of a downer. I’m just sayin’… for anybody pondering unemployment as a celebration activity. Go with a nice dinner and a cake, or maybe a weekend in Vegas. Don’t get me wrong, there are some upsides – more time, less work, fewer responsibilities. But there’s also one major […]

Procrastinating my way through unemployment

I just passed the 5-month marker on my road through unemployment (and this unemployment blog, for that matter). And what a wondrous journey it’s been; the places I’ve gone and the things I’ve seen will be with me always and forever. To be more precise, unemployment is a seemingly endless series of very short, circular […]