Category Archives: Funny Posts

Crush the Mounds of Laziness: Make Your Bed ASAP!

I have a little trick to help you get more done on your day off. Don’t worry, this won’t require you to do anything you don’t already do. You probably already do this, you just need to do it a … Continue reading

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Are We Still Supposed to Call Them “Smartphones”?

Are we still supposed to call these things “smartphones” or what?  Now that just about everyone has one I’ve come to wonder whether our flashy iPhones and Androids really so distinguished smart-wise? I’m starting to feel like that term “smartphone” has … Continue reading

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Bill Cosby’s Controversial New Day Job

Yes, I get that Bill Cosby can use some extra pocket change on account of all those recent show-cancellations, but I’m not sure his new side gig is gonna go over too well. — (Couldn’t help myself—I was inspired by Tina … Continue reading

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How Much Coffee is Too Much Coffee?

How much coffee is too much coffee, you ask? Coffee drinkers can tend to overdo it sometimes. Fact is, it’s very easy to drink too much coffee because caffeine can be a sort of a gateway drug to itself. It … Continue reading

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Wet Hot American Summer Sequel Series. Just Start Laughing Now.

Yesterday it was announced that comedy classic Wet Hot American Summer is going to return as a limited series for Netflix. With most of the original cast members reprising their roles, too. I’m here to tell you this is a good thing. … Continue reading

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5 Reasons the New Sony Walkman Costs So Much

It’s back in the news, people. The Walkman! Perhaps hoping to cash in on the trend of 80’s nostalgia, Sony Corp. recently announced a new version of its famed Walkman device, set for release in 2015. This new device is sort of … Continue reading

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The Doctors Have Finally Cleared My Blog to Play

Okay, so after quite a long hiatus I’m going to resume the good work here at practicallyserious. No, I won’t be posting every day again like I did for that last epic stretch. It was fun and all, but it … Continue reading

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How to Use Hyperbole to Mask Your Ignorance

Ever get caught in a situation where you can’t tell if the other person’s being serious, or if they’re simply that dumb? Maybe they make a wild claim about how many cars could probably fit into an average 7-Elevan parking … Continue reading

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“Trivago Guy” Fan Fiction

The following is an excerpt of an embarrassingly complete short story I wrote based on the probably already forgotten Trivago Guy meme. It was inspired by the Rolling Stone article, What’s the Deal With the Trivago Guy?, which dangled the possibility of … Continue reading

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How Paperbacks Kick Hardcovers’ Ass

Why do hardcover books generally cost more than paperbacks? Yeah yeah, I get that they’re more expensive to print and all that, but still. On a practical level, you’d think it should be the other way around. Because is it me … Continue reading

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