Commentary

Is it easier to play the ukulele or ask a stranger out?

Is it easier to play the ukulele or ask a stranger out?

Instagram post for accountability:   The #challenge is on! 🙌 Each week for the next five weeks, @gjuarez7 and I will ask out one stranger out on a date. Romantic or platonic, doesn’t matter. Rejection is fine, and makes for an even better story. 📲 […]

Selfies aren’t New. Neither is Narcissism in the Age of Social Media.

Selfies aren’t New. Neither is Narcissism in the Age of Social Media.

Each year, click-bait pieces claim that today’s youth are the worst yet.* As a result, older folks get the impression that Millennials are categorically self-absorbed, spoiled and entitled. It’s repeated so often. Even mainstream news outlets like NPR, TIME, and Fortune call Millennials the “me, […]

One Red Paperclip – A Social Experiment and Game Examined

One Red Paperclip – A Social Experiment and Game Examined

Some of you might already be familiar with Kyle MacDonald’s “One Red Paperclip” project. If not, be sure to see his blog: One Red Paper Clip, and TEDx Talk below: The concept is simple. You start with a small object with relatively low value, and approach […]