The Modern Condition

Area Man Claims He Will Never Leave Blanket Fort
The Modern Condition

Area Man Claims He Will Never Leave Blanket Fort

    (Photo credit: Miriam Forster) On Friday night DC resident Steven O’Malley built a blanket fort in his living room inside his Adams Morgan apartment. He stocked the fort with pillows, his computer, some books, beer, and still more blankets. He claims he will never leave. The neighbors became worried when they heard “crazy…

Zorro Versus El Chapo
Politics, The Modern Condition

Zorro Versus El Chapo

    (Photo courtesy of Vibe.com) Mexican cartel leader El Chapo was just arrested for the third time. El Chapo runs one of the largest and most lucrative Mexican drug cartels. Using violence, coercion, and lots and lots of dinero El Chapo has the American marijuana, cocaine, and heroin market by the throat. Mexican authorities…

Man Sues Over Late Delivery, Wins
The Modern Condition

Man Sues Over Late Delivery, Wins

  Minneapolis resident Greg Howard ordered a new Seiko watch from Amazon a few weeks ago, with an estimated delivery date of four to nine days. When his watch did not arrive within the nine-day delivery period, Howard decided to take action. “I was sitting at my computer and monitoring this package every step of…

4 Christmas Albums That Say, “I Still Buy CDs”
Pop Culture, The Modern Condition

4 Christmas Albums That Say, “I Still Buy CDs”

  Christmas mean something different to everyone: presents, good food, family, consumerism, an upswing in one’s hatred of consumerism, mistletoe, an upswing in one’s hatred of mistletoe. But whoever you are, and whoever you’re spending your Christmas with this year, I’ll bet there’s some semblance of tradition in there. Maybe your tradition is watching the…

Cuffing Season Woes: Revenge Body–The Rise and the Fall
Collard Weekly Columns, Cuffing Season Woes, The Modern Condition

Cuffing Season Woes: Revenge Body–The Rise and the Fall

  Between the Housewives marathons, celebrity Instagram stalking, and talking to Wendy Williams through your TV screen you’ve got your hands full trying to keep your mind occupied during cuffing season. When you’re not distracting yourself with trash TV you’re throwing yourself into work, just trying to keep afloat during finals. In the midst of…

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