Help yourself sell self-help



"Before you can help others, you must first help yourself...to the contents of their wallets."

(The subject of today's Remake Monday was first posted on 2017-02-21.)


Lexical lacunae

"I can't read myself any more than you can peek at your own liver unassisted. Plus how many books do you think contain that specific piece of obscure information?"


Captain's log


I mean, whatever keeps you afloat. But yeah, going for a log is a bit of landlubber move.


Idea identity


There's 'getting weird with it' and then there's sheer laziness. And it turns out they're not mutually exclusive.


Personality types


I'll have you know that my patented personality type system is every bit as scientifically valid as all the other personality type systems.


Fruitful comparisons


(Sounds mean, I know, but if you met the banana they're talking about, you'd understand.)

The subject of today's Remake Monday was first posted on 2017-02-08.


Ontological angst


Sometimes even fundamental facts of the human-experienced universe are overwhelming.





The air was also heavy like a ton of bricks, only breathable. The air was also alsø heavy like a sock full of nickels, but the author worried that such a description would be needlessly obscure for an international audience.

The ground knew what it had done but wasn't the least bit sorry.


The subject of today's Remake Monday was first posted on 2012-02-01, where it occurred in text-only form.