I laugh at Despair
No, no – I’m not completely heartless. I don’t laugh at people who are experiencing despair (I might laugh WITH them though). I laugh at the company and the writers who work for www.despair.com . Their company slogan is: "We’re not happy ’till you’re not happy." They do these crazy lithographs that smack of the popular "Motivators" posters. Here’s their "Despair" demotivator:
There are about 100 other lithographs – all laugh-out-loud funny. Here’s a fairly current one, for which they’ve gotten a lot of flack:
And in response to an irate citizen who reamed them for their complete insensitivity in the government demotivator, they created this one:
If you have a hard-to-shop-for cynic on your Christmas list, this is a great place to find a gift (I get no kick-backs from this endorsement – it’s purely for your convenience and enjoyment).
Here’s an example of another one of their recent releases. You can get this on a T-shirt. I own the Pessimist’s Mug (the non-executive one). This is a take-off from that mug (I think these people consume truck-loads of caffeine and work between the hours of 1am and 4am)
If you go over and browse their site, be sure to check out their video podcasts. You might get a chuckle from one or two of them too.