Sunday, September 23, 2018

Remember That Time TPOL Moved to Mongolia?

It was the first of September, a day that I will always remember. Because that was the day... Actually, it was the 1st of August. And it was 2014. That was the day I made...

Relax: When You’re in PR, You Can Call the States the US

Before moving here, I was well aware of the ongoing debate between Puerto Rico becoming the 51st state and Puerto Rico seeking to gain its independence. It was with this sensitivity that I would...

Happy Emoji Day! = End of Civilization

I don't have many friends on Facebook because 1) I hate seeing pictures of their babies. Why do parents think it is fine to invade their children's privacy? I get annoyed when someone tags...

Badda Book, Badda Boom? Who Does Your Marketing?

It's been a minute since I've written a complaint of the week post. Today is as good a day as any other to write one. The target of my ire is Choice Hotels and...

So What We Smoke Weed: Cancun’s New Motto?

There's an article in Bloomberg called, "Legal Weed in Cancun Becomes New Idea for Curbing Violence," where the Ministry of Tourism is floating the idea of legalizing marijuana in Cancun. With violence from drug wars impacting...

The Failing NYT Didn’t Hire TPOL: Sad!

Lil Marco, Lyin Ted, Crooked Hillary: hearing those nicknames enough times makes it difficult not to use the accompanying adjective with the proper noun. The same is true about the 'failing' NYT which made...

Visit Africa’s #1 S#!T Hole Country! Namibia

Gondwana Collection, a private tour company in Namibia, has published this hilarious video asking people to visit Africa's #1 shithole country. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCz66YlNbPQ According to the AP, its neighbors, Botswana and Zambia, have similar campaigns poking fun...

Gogo Inflight: The Only Time Friends Pay Attention

I know you received my WhatsApp message. And please do not tell me that you did not receive my email. Tagging you on Facebook also does not get your attention. Then you find yourself...

Vodka: A Legit Reason to Hit the Call Button

Delta has been so good to me lately. I'm upgraded to Comfort + so regularly that I have forgotten what it’s like to be Delta Uncomfortable. On this short flight from PHX-SLC, I got...

4HONORS, not HHONORS, Hilton Is So Clever

When Hilton switched its program name from H Honors to Hilton Honors, I thought I was so slick when I brought up the fact that this would mess up their customer service number. 800-HHONORS. Well,...
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