The worst job I ever had: UPS customer counter at Christmas

In honor of the Christmas season, I’m pulling out an oldie but a goodie out of the archives.  The following is a 100% true story I wrote for my personal web site back in 1997 before the days of blogs.  Enjoy. The worst job I ever had was a temp job working the customer counter … More The worst job I ever had: UPS customer counter at Christmas

Is that broccoli in your basket or are you just happy to see me?

I had an unconventional teacher in high school who gave us Wilson Bryan Key’s Subliminal Seduction to read in American History class.  The book affected me greatly and I completely wore out my copy.  It’s premise was that there are suggestive words and imagery embedded in advertising and I could swear I could see them.  … More Is that broccoli in your basket or are you just happy to see me?