Tag: rant

Ponderous Fitness Content

Back in college, I worked as a grocery store cashier, so I could see all the magazines that were in the checkout lane. Each month, they would add a new Cosmopolitan. It didn’t take long to see a pattern in … [continue reading]

Made in the Spirit of the Early Web

I recently released a brand new version of my radio tribute site NeilRogers.org. This is what I added to the footer of the site.

2012-2021 NeilRogers.org is a project maintained by Michael Allen Smith with the support of Neil’s

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Bloggers Share a lot of the Blame of the Demise of the Independent Web

In my previous post, I called out Google as playing a huge role in pushing users away from blogs and into the social media silos. But bloggers themselves are equally to blame for chasing users away. In this post, … [continue reading]

Millennials Have Killed the Glitter Gym

About twenty years ago, I coined the term “Glitter Gym” as a broad term to describe the growing big-box bright-light corporate gyms you see everywhere.

In my 2006 post Glitter and Rust, I said this:

A majority of men

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Bargaining For Flavor (Fixing Your Potato Hack Mindset)

I have received some variation of this question so many times now, that I thought I would make a post directly responding to it. That question goes something like this:

Can I add ____ to the potatoes for flavor during

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Fear of a Toxic Planet

A common theme I see everywhere in the health space is how toxic our environment has become. Our food, our water, our soil, and pretty much everything is loaded with toxins that will make us sick, give us cancer, and … [continue reading]