Product Reviews by the Gothic Optimist

One of my first writing-for-hire gigs was writing product reviews for the frugality-motivated site Wallet Path. I’ve learned a lot from running down the specs on all this merch. Here are a few of my favorites.

Best Tablet for Reading by the Fire this Fall

Stephen King once said, ‘books are a uniquely portable magic’. While he was undoubtedly talking about the kind with actual pages and ink, modern technology…

Best Messenger Bag for your Morning Commute

With companies like Google, Amazon, and Apple rising toward the top of Fortune’s 500, the rigid formality of the stereotypical office environment is relaxing…

Best Electric Kettle for Tea and Coffee Lovers

If you’ve read Tom Standage’s A History of the World in Six Glasses, you know that beer, wine, spirits, coffee, tea, and cola have shaped the ancient world…