Category Archives: wisdom

The Matters w/ Matt: Jimmy Fallon Does It Well

Every Wednesday: I never fail to be disgusted with advice columns. I am unsure why they still get paid to do what they do. As always, I am in awe when it comes to awful examples like Dear Prudence and Dear Abby. The … Continue reading

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Change How You Curse At Another Person

I saw a man who was racing to get out of his parking lot and on to another closed access road. He had this perturbed look on his face when he saw me limping along. He had to have known … Continue reading

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Anti-Gambling Protestants Bet On The Wrong Horse

I was in a casino connected to a fairly well known town in *deleted state name* for work. We had already had lunch at what passed as a mall. Our vehicle had fuel to drive around to where we needed … Continue reading

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The Curse of The Long Memory and Short Temper

One of the most beautiful things of running into people I knew in the past is that most of them had faint memories of me. They failed to remember poorly placed pranks, bad jokes, and general awkwardness. A few remember … Continue reading

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No One Is Enlightened: The Battle With Space Mutants

Although Charles Whitman and his UT clocktower shooting made for an easier article, I wanted to write about something that bothers me often. You may ask; What pray tell bothers you? It is “space mutants”.                Space mutants aren’t the … Continue reading

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To Discriminate Is To Serve You Better?

I remember walking into a church complex outside of Jacksonville, Florida with an address in my hand. Before the time of GPS, I would often navigate via a chart (or AAA road guide). This time I found the correct address. … Continue reading

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The Matters w/ Matt: A Cow With Two Bulls

Every Wednesday: I never fail to be disgusted with advice columns. I am unsure why they still get paid to do what they do. As always, I am in awe when it comes to awful examples like Dear Prudence and Dear Annie. The … Continue reading

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Another Set of Matterings w/ Matt

I have made a small departure from our usual “Matters w/ Matt” to present you a special “Matterings”. I came upon this snippet in my email. It was sent to me from one of my favorite cesspools (Quora). I had … Continue reading

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Internal Chaos Is A Condition That Should Not Give You Meaning

I bemoan the ignoble among me, those that choose to turn their noses up at some level of enlightenment. On a few sporadic days, my skin seems to be on fire, at least under a few layers. Stress and people … Continue reading

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The Matters w/ Matt: You Broke George Bailey

Every Wednesday: I never fail to be disgusted with advice columns. I am unsure why they still get paid to do what they do. As always, I am in awe when it comes to awful examples like Dear Prudence and Dear Annie. The … Continue reading

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