supl on July 30th, 2010

You know that¬†feeling you get when you walk into an employed person’s home and realize furniture comes in other colors besides birch and doesn’t require being pieced together with stripped pegs and allen wrenches? It’s called envy, and the unemployed dream of a day when their belongings aren’t just a bunch of random IKEA pieces [...]

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supl on June 30th, 2010

Back in the day when people had busy lives and jobs they would find themselves completely out of suitable clothes to wear and then be forced to spend all day doing laundry. During that time, if anyone came to the door, whether it was the mailman or an unexpected friend, the laundry-doer would feel compelled [...]

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Continue reading about #151 Wearing Work Clothes on Laundry Day

supl on May 31st, 2010

Some Republican senator claimed that most unemployed people on the dole don’t even begin looking for jobs until their unemployment insurance runs out, and because of that, he voted against another emergency unemployment extension. First of all, Senator, thank you for reading this site to do your research, because for once, you were right.¬†Second of [...]

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Continue reading about #150 Wishing They Started Job Searching Sooner

supl on March 31st, 2010

Has being on the road these days ever made you think you were part of some larger conspiracy? One that made you feel slightly crazier than normal, and just that much more prone to road rage? Have you experienced being on the freeway in the middle of the day when it’s nowhere near rush hour [...]

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Continue reading about #149 Obeying All Traffic Laws to Avoid Fines

Most well-meaning people set out to start off the new year with a clean slate, vowing to quit this or start that – anything that will make them a better person. But it’s well known that resolutions were meant to be broken so this December, all of the unemployed people who still haven’t had enough [...]

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Continue reading about #148 Claiming Their New Year’s Resolution is to Get a Job

supl on October 27th, 2009

Halloween 2008 was probably one of the final blowouts the now-unemployed had in the past year. Chances are it was the last time people had the opportunity to party hard before doomsday reports, job losses, and a massive downsizing in money and fun took over in 2009. With pitiful signs of recovery and people just [...]

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Continue reading about #147 Making Something Out of Nothing for Halloween

supl on October 13th, 2009

For generations people have fallen for that whole “work hard in school to get a good job” bull crap that is starting to sound more and more like a line of lies these days. After hitting the books and taking the smart people classes to avoid turning out like Jimmy, the town screw-up who never [...]

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Continue reading about #146 Staring At Their Useless Diploma(s)

supl on September 16th, 2009

With national health care being widely debated in these here United States of America, plenty of unemployed people have their own way of dealing with a lack of health insurance: cramming in as many visits and tests as possible before their coverage ends either due to a lay off, a spouse’s job loss, or graduating [...]

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Continue reading about #145 Cramming in Their Health Care

supl on September 9th, 2009

With Labor Day over and the majority of America winding down their summers, there may have been a certain sect of people (jobless) who made employed people wish they had more than one lousy day off to celebrate their contributions to society and the economy. Having no job was hardly an issue to keep the [...]

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Continue reading about #144 Ironically Celebrating Labor Day

supl on September 2nd, 2009

When rich kids want to look cool, they shop at thrift stores to look poor. When unemployed people want to look clothed, they shop at thrift stores so they don’t get arrested for wearing nothing but their tattered former company’s t-shirt and dirty socks. Thrift stores, “in this economy”, are the unemployed’s best friend when [...]

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