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A Real Life Commencement Speech to 2017’s College Graduates

In Questionable Advice by Ryco Newton-Block

I remember my 2011 college graduation commencement speaker’s speech like it was yesterday. And yesterday I was black out drunk. But seriously, I don’t remember who gave it, what they said or if I even listened. Actually, on my graduation day I remember being brutally hung over after a night of Four Lokos, getting drunk with my friends that morning, and then driving to the ceremony together in a minivan. Oh to be young.

What I’m trying to say is that commencement

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The Imposter’s Guide to Navigating Politics

In Questionable Advice by Joe Powell

A firm understanding of the political environment is more critical now than ever. Every human you cross paths with attempts to bestow their new-found political knowledge onto you. They attack you with a blizzard of facts they diligently “researched” from a Buzzfeed video on Facebook. The only thing you’re aware of is that the mother of all bombs just dropped faster than your

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A Day in the Life: Corporate America Part 2: The Presentation (two part series)

In Local News by Ryco Newton-Block

Part II: The Presentation

You sit in your car eating your Chipotle burrito, listening to the new Chainsmokers song. This is easily the most enjoyable part of your workday. The Chipotle workers screwed you again on the meat portion but it’s not a big deal. You just don’t get why they act like it’s their meat. They aren’t losing anything by giving you a decent amount of meat. Why do they always fuck you on the meat!? You refocus. You turn up the ‘smokers

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A Day in the Life: Corporate America Part 1: The Morning (two part series)

In Questionable Advice by Ryco Newton-Block

Part 1: The Morning

It’s Monday morning and you stroll in late. “Becky” springs up from her seat to great you with her signature, annoying, high-pitched “Happy Monday!” You nod your head while covering your bloodshot eyes, and for a brief fleeting moment, you envision the oversized ceiling tiles collapsing on top of “Becky’s” sprightly head. Every office has a Becky. The weird lady who actually enjoys what she does. She’s the one who constantly

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Episode 2: Transfer Student

In Podcast by Ryco Newton-Block

Riley, a transfer student, new to Tampa State University navigates his way through the bizarre campus and wild city of Tampa. We follow his first day where he encounters prescribed professors, an overambitious resident assistant, friendly cafeteria ladies, and even a few exotic strippers. Tampa has the world to offer but can Riley handle the heat?

Credits:

Script and VO: Ryco Newton-Block & Joe Powell

Music: Andrew Pellegrino of Ninehorn, Chase Swan of Ninehorn

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Podcast Episode 1: Mentors

In Questionable Advice by Ryco Newton-Block


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Mark Tuchabelli, a local Boston man desperate to change his degenerate ways, seeks out the guidance of world-renowned life coach, Tony Robbins and world famous novelist and author of “The Alchemist”, Paulo Coehlo. In the midst of Mark’s journey, a third mentor shows up. Tim Ferris makes an appearance as he hosts his live podcast, The Tim Ferris Show.

Mark is now surrounded by mentors and on the road to redemption. But not everything is

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Fuck your Dog’s Instagram

In Questionable Advice by Ryco Newton-Block

You’re an asshole.

Yes you, person whose dog recently followed me on Instagram in the hopes of receiving a follow back. The fucking balls you have. The balls of a Great Dane. Isn’t it enough that I already follow you on Instagram, and that your dog is in every picture you post? Isn’t it enough that I already “like” those pictures?

Between your personal Instagram and your Snapchat story I know more about your dog then my parent’s childhoods. Your dog

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Frequent Business Traveler Ensures Fellow Passengers That He’s Not a Big Deal

In Local News by Joe Powell

BOSTON, MA – The leather shoulder-sling modern-style brief case. The large hot coffee, gripped with intensity by a shaky hand sporting an impressive wrist watch. The cell phone, clipped to the hip, protected in a case the size of a car battery. Loudly speaking on the mammoth cell phone just moments before takeoff. 34-year-old Andrew Dawson had everyone on American Flight 1011, from Boston to Atlanta, completely fooled.

“I thought he was a big-shot business

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Millennial Makes Bed for First Time as an Adult in Attempt to Restore Order to Life

In Local News by Joe Powell

SACRAMENTO, CA – As an account sales representative for a medium-sized website banner ad company, 23-year-old Peter Slapfist has little time to focus on improving himself.  Adapting to the modern world as a young, working adult has been a struggle for Slapfist that has lead to tremendous weight gain, a major breakup, and overall regrettable behavior.

In our interview, Slapfist divulged that his indecisiveness and appetite stemmed from his bleak and bitter view

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Broken Bong Breaks up Backyard Barbecue Brawl

In Local News by Joe Powell

TAMPA, FL – The 2nd Annual Grace Street Backyard Barbecue Bash was set to break all house party records. Glorious, sweating kegs swam in trash barrels of ice. Classic corn-hole and flip-cup beer games were set up on the lawn and ready to be played until blackout and beyond. Dangerous amounts of vodka were concealed by a sugary layer of orange juice concentrate in the poisonous “Jungle Juice,” mixed by the unwashed hands of an overambitious bro.

Fraternity

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