Sunday, November 5, 2017

Tiffany for Every Day... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13619

Of course, first aid kits, paper cups, stuff you need... just the same as the stuff rich people need, right?

Here's a Tiffy tea cup... along with a partially used candle. 

Yep, the Globe Trotter..

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Rich People Pay for Fat Shame... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13618

Why be a victim of fat-shaming when you can shame yourself? For only $700 you can see your own ass with this "fitness tracker" combination scale, mirror and computer.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Rich People Need Their Rest Too... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13617

Rich people are clearly just like the rest of us. You and I might splurge on MY PILLOW... but what if you want a REALLY GOOD night's sleep! Is $56,995 too much to ask for a good pillow?

Monday, October 2, 2017

My Homo Holidays


For the past decade, I've been going to the CBST Yom Kippur services at the Javitz Center. CBST started as a gay synagogue and gradually expanded to include every misfit imaginable. Besides the LGTBQERSTUVWXYZ community, there are Black-White het couples. Arab-Jew het couples. Atheists with tradition... and those who hate the Pay-to-Pray requirements of most synagogues. 3000+ people... all welcome... pay only if you want.

I love CBST for Rabbi Kleinbaum, the little female rabbi who wears pink sneakers (favorite quote: I cannot believe in a God that requires you to believe in God.) ... and gets in trouble because she has such radical ideas as feeling sorry for the Palestinian children who were killed in the Israeli genocide war of the early 21st century. 

One of the CBST social actions is to... EVERY Friday... come to the NYU mosque in near Washington Square... and stand with the Muslim worshipers.

CBST Members supporting the mosque

They are not perfect, however. Being Jewish and gayish, there are a lot of rich members. That means that some of their “special events” are not exactly to my tastes.

I wonder how much she's getting paid...

The 25-hour fast (No food. No Water/) starts at Sundown on Friday and continues to Sundown on Saturday, where I join Elena at Jody's for the BREAK FAST.

Then it's on to Brooklyn, where my pal, Martin S has invited me to see his homocore band LIMP WRIST at the Brooklyn Bazaar. From fast to feast, I'd say:

Great show, and the audience is younger, but a similar mix of genders and preferences, to those who were at CBST.

To top off the 2 days of Jew and Punk homotude is the subway ride back to Manhattan. The poster on the wall?

One of those fake BANK OF AMERICA RAINBOW PRIDE posters? Nope.

Just this unintentional tribute to homotude:

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Rich People Get Thirsty Too... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13616

Here's further proof that Rich People are just like you and me. They get thirsty/jittery and need a drink... no different from the average shlub who works in an office! Why wait for happy hour?

Sunday, August 20, 2017

So What's Keeping You?... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13615

Of course, the only that's been keeping ME from buying a submarine is "the complexity of the controls." What else is there to stop you?

Oh, I get it... they're SCARED... And the submarine is a getaway! You think you can get away??? We'll see!

Monday, August 14, 2017

I Eat Tacos, like Everybody Else... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13614

See, rich people are just like everybody else. Celebrating multi-ethnicity, by enjoying a delightful ($25,000) Mexican taco. 

My sister found a video of this... but you might need to be logged into facebook to see it.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

I Ride A Bike... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13613

I've long been a critic of self-righteous bike riders, who claim the moral superiority of their avoidance of fossil fuels, gives them the right to ride on sidewalks, go the wrong way on one-way streets, and sail through traffic lights. 

But now, we can see the Prada light at the end of the Gucci tunnel: a "smart jacket" for bike riders... only $350... why not get two?

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

It's Ecological... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13612

Rich people care about the environment... see? The remains of all that caviar and truffles could go right down the garbage disposal. What a waste, right? All that food, just thrown out. It could feed hundreds of....   roses and daffodils!

Thursday, June 22, 2017

3 Bedrooms... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13611

Rich people need a place to live too! Right? And it is in New York City... Downtown... with windows! Is Seven Million too much to ask?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Take this Capsule... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13610

Got a spare $13,000? Pick up a capsule today... and survive the next natural disaster. Don't have a spare $13,000? Er.... do you believe in heaven?

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

More Liberal Censorship

This is from the SPRING 2016 edition of CENSORSHIP NEWS. Scholastic publisher has withdrawn a book right after publication... because it dares to say that a slavemaster might have done something nice for a slave once.

Oh no!!! We can't allow that, can we?

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Cup of Coffee?... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 13607

Hey Buddy, can you spare a dime for a cup of coffee? Those days are long gone. Coffee can cost $5 or more It's cheaper if you make it yourself right? Even rich people need to save a buck or two.


Monday, January 16, 2017

Clutch This!... or How Rich People Spend Their Money... pt 1359

When you go out at night, you want to look good... dainty... right. One of those little retro clutch bags are just the thing... oh so 1950s!