J Mac

J Mac

A blog devoted to everything interesting.

Reddit and The Great Reshuffling

31 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments J-Mac

Donald Trump and Joe Biden have taught Americans a valuable lesson: maybe, just maybe, in order to become the president of the most powerful nation in the world, a higher bar needs to be set. Why must one possess a license to apply makeup, yet to “pr...

Football and the Crossing of the Crypto Rubicon

21 Jan 2021 2 minute read 2 comments J-Mac

In 1893, Aston Villa paid £100 for a player by the name of Willie Groves. The move sparked controversy. West Brom, Groves’ former club, accused Villa of poaching the highly coveted striker. The move was notable for other reasons, too - this was the f...

Felines, Fornication, and Falling Fertility Rates

21 Jan 2021 3 minute read 0 comments J-Mac

A little over a year ago, just before a nasty pandemic swept the globe, something equally horrendous was unleashed upon mankind — the movie “Cats.” Loosely based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s much lauded musical, the movie was both terrifying and repulsiv...

Red Pills, Blue Pills, and Bitcoin Bubbles

21 Jan 2021 2 minute read 3 comments J-Mac

Twenty-one years ago, Morpheus uttered the immortal line, "You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes." Ingesting a red pill, we are told, results in the revelation of a harsh, life-changing truth. Opt...