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Erik Deckers
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Professional blogger, public speaker, book author, humor writer
Professional blogger, public speaker, book author, humor writer

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Inside a United Airlines Customer Service Meeting
Helen McCarthy: I'd like to start by welcoming our CEO, Mr. Oscar Munoz, to our weekly customer service response meeting. Mr. Munoz, it's truly an honor to have you here. Oscar Munoz: Thank you, Helen. Peter Drucker, the famous management consultant, was a ...

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You're Knot Tying Your Shoes Right
I learned to tie my shoes when I was five, the same way everyone else learns it. I was shown how to tie the first knot — over, under, pull it tight — and then to bring it home with the two bunny ears to make it secure — Make a bow, pull it through to do it ...

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Kendall Jenner and Pepsi: Live, For Now
Pepsi just gave us the Best Reason Ever to drink Coca-Cola. They recently launched a short film that managed to unite the entire Internet into a single "NO!" If you haven't seen it, you owe it to yourself to bear witness to history's worst commercial . It's...

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You'll Have to Pry My Stick from My Cold, Dead Fingers
Administrators with Hoke County Schools in North Carolina are once again proving that no overreaction is too big for inconsequential situations. Two weeks ago, they suspended a 5-year-old girl for pointing a stick that looked like a gun at a boy. A few days...

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Cheese Should be a Super Food
Cheese lovers, raise your glasses and your cheese cubes on toothpicks! The French Paradox has finally been solved, and cheese is good for us. We can eat it without feeling guilty or Grandma reminding us that her dad ate two wheels of Brie a day and died of ...

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Cobras Are Not For Collecting, Beer Cans Are
When I was ten years old, I collected some unusual things: rocks, fossils, and beer cans. A few of my other friends also collected them, and we would occasionally make trades or show off some amazing new can we got. I collected regular stuff too, the kinds ...

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New Department of Zombie Defense Created
Withers: Hello, and welcome to members of the media. My name is Richard Withers, and I am the Director of the newly-formed Department of Zombie Defense. Last week, the President created this department through executive order to help us combat the rising th...

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My Mother The Computer Erik Deckers Laughing Stalk syndicate Copyright 2017 "Hello, my name is Eliza, the new AI home assistant created by moms and dads. Before we get started, we need to run through a few setup procedures and rules." Okay, let's start with...

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Best Restaurants to Have an Existential Crisis In
As a philosophy major and travel writer, I've had my share of both existential crises and road food. And in all my travels, I've found several great restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops to question your purpose in life while enjoying a quick nosh. Here are ...
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