Category: Things That Annoy You

Proper Tipping Etiquette: Why I Didn't Tip My Waiter this Morning (And Felt Good About It)

This morning I got into an argument with two of my roommates, both of whom work in the service industry, over proper tipping etiquette. Coming from a Chicago Greek family in which multiple family members and countless friends own restaurants, I have long believed that when it comes to gratuity payment tipping ought to be... Read more »

Top 10 Most Disliked Athletes: Chicago Edition

Its safe to say that Chicago Bears’ quarterback Jay Culter won’t be winning a Mr. Congeniality award anytime soon. If football is America’s favorite game, Cutler is the NFL’s least popular player. In the latest public survey from Nielsen/E-Poll ranking the 10 most disliked athletes in America, Jay Cutler came in at #4 behind only Lance Armstrong, Manti Te’o and... Read more »

The Most Annoying Commercial on Television: HP Office Jet Pro vs Toyota Prius

The Most Annoying Commercial on Television: HP Office Jet Pro vs Toyota Prius
For the last few weeks two of my favorite cable shows have been inundated by a couple of the worst, most annoying television commercials I have ever had the misfortune of hearing. Whether you’re watching CNBC’s Squawk Box in the morning or ESPN’s Monday Night Football at night there is simply no escape from the... Read more »
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