The Cost of Cuddling: A Social Review of Edmonton’s High Priced Platonic Prostitution

The Cost of Cuddling: A Social Review of Edmonton’s High Priced Platonic Prostitution By David Metcalfe May 21, 2019 Some Absolute, Objective Laws Of The Universe There are certain universal laws that govern the universe: among these are that gravity pulls objects towards the earth’s surface, that there are 24 hours in a day, and that girls don’t date David Metcalfe. Now, there are certain … Continue reading The Cost of Cuddling: A Social Review of Edmonton’s High Priced Platonic Prostitution

300 Years Ago, Lebron James Would’ve Been A High Priced Slave: Considering “Ability Utility” In Its Social and Cultural Context

300 Years Ago, Lebron James Would’ve Been A High Priced Slave: “Ability Utility” In Its Social and Cultural Context By David Metcalfe May 14, 2019 According to a 2018 article inĀ Forbes magazine, Lebron James has a net worth of 450 million dollars (Badenhauser, 2018). In addition to his salary paying out about $300 million over his 15 year career, he has also signed lucrative endorsement … Continue reading 300 Years Ago, Lebron James Would’ve Been A High Priced Slave: Considering “Ability Utility” In Its Social and Cultural Context

Why Make A Career In New York When I Can Make Babies In Edmonton?

Why Make A Career In New York When I Can Make Babies In Edmonton? By David Metcalfe May 4, 2019 I still remember the first time I came into contact with Malcolm Gladwell and the “New Yorker” magazine- it was life changing. I had spent the last four years of university study wandering around various disciplines without much inspiration, and only took the last year … Continue reading Why Make A Career In New York When I Can Make Babies In Edmonton?

Righteous Ego And Its Unreasoned, Inhumane Manifestations

Righteous Ego And Its Unreasoned, Inhumane Manifestations By David Metcalfe April 24, 2019 I think we can divide the causes of human suffering into two categories: natural and human. There are some very awful things that are beyond any person’s conscious control. These include things like hurricanes, birth defects, disease, crop failure, or any type of accident that occurred despite people’s best intentions. These are … Continue reading Righteous Ego And Its Unreasoned, Inhumane Manifestations

The Douchebag Martyrdom of Jason Alan Ross

The Douchebag Martyrdom of Jason Alan Ross By David Metcalfe April 17, 2019 In the beginning of the Ben Stiller classic, “Zoolander”, there is a scene where a group of male models go to fill up their car at a gas station. One of them sprays the other with gasoline, the other sprays them back, and, sure enough, they have a full out gasoline fight. … Continue reading The Douchebag Martyrdom of Jason Alan Ross

A Good, Firm Handshake With Direct Eye Contact (and other extremely important rules to follow)

A Good, Firm Handshake With Direct Eye Contact By David Metcalfe April 13, 2019 Some Extremely Important Rules To Follow Shaking Hands: Whenever you meet someone, you need to look straight at them, smile, and reach out your hand. When they grab it, squeeze it tight to show how strong and confident you are, and shake it up and down twice. Wedding Parties: There has … Continue reading A Good, Firm Handshake With Direct Eye Contact (and other extremely important rules to follow)