Why You Should Stop Trying to Please Everyone, by Me, an Autistic Woman
I feel zero obligation to party when I want to stay home, or keep my mouth shut when I want to speak. And I wouldn't have it any other way.
Working at an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Comes with Unlimited Craziness
People are extraordinarily dirty-ass eaters at a buffet. They steal food and think that they don't have to tip—even after I clean up the shells and bones they just throw on their tables.
Being a Private Chef for a Gazillionaire Is Essentially Indentured Servitude with Perks
Once you’ve reached a certain point in life, any X amount of dollars past that won’t make you happier. I meet plenty of miserable rich bastards who are angry about all these things. They should be happy and live wonderful lives. But they’re just people.
I Tried and Failed to Learn Manners from Bill O'Reilly's Children's Book
Who better to teach me when to say "please" than a Fox News host, who was just ousted from Fox News after reports of settling multiple sexual harassment lawsuits?
Andrew W.K. on Keeping Your Cool
In the times you feel like lashing out, don't. There may be a reward in store.
The John Waters Guide to Holiday Party Etiquette
I asked the Pope of Trash how to deal with unexpected guests, whether or not one should discuss politics, and why you should never ask to use the bathroom.
Drunks, Vomit, and Shouting: What Uber Drivers Actually Think of Their Passengers
We spoke to a few of London's Uber drivers to get their thoughts on picking you up when you're shitfaced.
Running Makes People Insane and This Forum Thread Proves It
Not all runners are sociopaths, but these ones are.
Italians Still Look Down on Taking Your Leftovers Home
Despite how the growing issue of food waste, one in four Italians currently believes the concept of taking home leftover food from a restaurant is a sign of poverty, bad manners, or even vulgarity.
How to Be a Cyclist Without Being a Dick
Riding a bike is a great way to get around, but a lot of cyclists can be annoying to share the road with, and even more annoying to share a conversation with. Here's how to avoid becoming a two-wheeled stereotype.
Annoyed Crane Worker Appropriately Shows His Butt to Pesky Drone
People Don't Know How to Order in Restaurants Anymore
The art of politely and intelligently ordering food is as lost an art as the notion of manners in our modern era.