Posts Tagged ‘Whiskey Wisdom’

  • The Art of Individualism

    July 12th, 2017 | Individualism | journalpulp | 3 Comments

    Individualism is the act of thinking for yourself. It’s rooted in the most fundamental choice you’ve got: The choice to pay attention or not. There are approximately one thousand arguments against individualism — and every single one of them, without exception, is predicated upon a fraudulent premise. That human beings are, for instance, essentially social […]

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  • Five Things Strong-Minded People Never Do

    June 23rd, 2017 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | No Comments

    We spend the majority of our lives inside our own minds. Our minds are made up largely of our thoughts, and thoughts are things: they are things you can control and shape. Strong minds develop strong thinking patterns. Here are five: 1. Strong-minded people never lose sight of their living potential Do you still possess, […]

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  • How To Be The Most Interesting Dog In The Bar

    June 7th, 2017 | Book of Dog, College of Subversive Knowledge | journalpulp | No Comments

    Most people are boring. Not you. Why? Because you broke away from the pack a long time ago. You’re a different breed — a dog of a different color, a different bitch. You cultivated the black art of individuality, learned the art of personality. You became brilliant. People argue about your modesty. She does things […]

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  • Just Me, Myself, and Your F*cking Mother!

    Just Me, Myself, and Your F*cking Mother!

    May 16th, 2017 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | No Comments

    She was really something, your mother, a real beast. She, better than anyone I’ve ever known, cultivated the black art of individuality — believing that the development of the entire human race depends on the development of the individual. The reason she believed this is that she believed each human is an organism of a […]

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  • Five Bullshit Notions That Will Stifle Your Wild Potential & Kill The Leaving Beast Within

    May 11th, 2017 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | No Comments

    The following are five bullshit notions bartenders often hear that would kill the living beast in anyone: 1. You’re not smart enough Then educate yourself. As you know, it’s never been easier. Do you remember your ABC’s? A. Always B. Be C. Cogitating Always be cogitating. The truth is, it’s always, in principle, been simple […]

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  • How to be Unforgettable

    April 25th, 2017 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | No Comments

    Most people are boring. Not you. Why? Because you broke away from the pack a long time ago. You’re a different breed — a dog of a different color. You cultivated the black art of individuality, learned the art of personality. You became brilliant. People argue about your modesty. She does things differently, they say, […]

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  • The Art of Being Interesting

    December 14th, 2016 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | 7 Comments

    (Whiskey Wisdom, the first installment, available now for free. Download me here!) Product description: “Sometimes I just want to slap him across the face and say ‘Why can’t you be more interesting?’” Thus spoke the lovely young lady at my bar one quiet Sunday night. She was three Manhattans in and talking to me as […]

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  • Wickedly Cool

    December 12th, 2016 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | 4 Comments

    Personality is personal style. It is nothing more and it is nothing less. The art of charisma is really the art of personality. Which is why there are as many different ways to be charismatic as there are different styles of personality. Personality is the sum total of one’s many individual characteristics as they come […]

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  • Whiskey Wisdom: 5 Bullshit Notions That Will Suffocate Your Wild Potential And Kill the Living Beast Within You

    October 16th, 2016 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | No Comments

    Answer this honestly: How often do you undermine yourself? Answer quickly: How guilty are you of self-sabotage? If you’re anything like most, the answer is approximately “a lot.” The following are five bullshit notions bartenders often hear that would kill the living beast in anyone: 1. You’re not smart enough Then educate yourself. As you […]

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  • How To Be The Smartest Person In The Bar

    September 27th, 2016 | Whiskey Wisdom | journalpulp | 13 Comments

    (The following is excerpted from Whiskey Wisdom: A Bartender’s Guide to Living Ravenously You can spot her from a mile away, the smartest person in the bar — or, if not quite from a mile, nonetheless from very far. She doesn’t necessarily think of herself as smart. Still, her brain is carefully crafted — self-crafted […]

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