WD Fyfe

A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

Black Friday – A History

Bitching about Black Friday is like slapping Satan – nobody’s going to tell you to stop.  You can call Black Friday everything but nice, and not one person on this … Continue reading

November 29, 2019 · 1 Comment

Black Friday 2018

Unless you live on Jupiter, you know that today in America (and increasingly around the world) it’s Black Friday.  This is an annual orgasm of consumer culture that has psychologists, … Continue reading

November 23, 2018 · 2 Comments

Economics Is Hard

I’m a big fan of our consumer society; to me, it’s a no-brainer.  Ever since the Phoenicians discovered that people were willing to trade silver for a useless purple dye, … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · 5 Comments
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