Author Topic: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard  (Read 4421 times)

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The writer uses a recent Cadillac commercial as a jumping off point to talk about how ridiculous it is for Americans to work so many hours and how detrimental it is to health and well being:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/she-the-people/wp/2014/02/21/5-things-you-get-from-working-too-hard/?tid=pm_pop

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Re: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2014, 03:07:22 PM »
I saw that commercial too.  Very Brash.  Almost shocking.

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Re: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2014, 03:37:04 PM »
Things that make you go hmmmm. Ironic a GM commercial. Maybe someone will pay my bills.

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Re: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2014, 04:57:21 PM »
I saw that commercial too.  Very Brash.  Almost shocking.

Spouse and I were stunned at the stupidity of the commercial.

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Re: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2014, 05:19:53 PM »
I applaud Cadillac Guy for being willing to single-handedly save both Medicare and Social Security through his payroll deductions.  Remove the cap!

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Re: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2014, 06:09:01 PM »
At the least the actor Neal McDonough got some work out of it.

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Re: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2014, 09:21:50 PM »
Agree totally with the balance point in the article.

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Re: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2014, 10:50:34 AM »
Billy Joel said it best when it comes to working too hard and aspiring to owning a Cadillac.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8Z6Yi_tlhs&feature=kp 

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Re: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2014, 11:47:32 AM »
Great article...now if only we could see a bit more throughout the media.


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Re: Very mustachian WP article: 5 reasons why you shouldn't work too hard
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2014, 03:33:48 PM »
They still make Cadillacs?  I just found out they still make Lincoln's this morning.  What next?  (from someone who rarely sees advertising and ignores it when he does :) )