STOP SAYING STUPID THINGS

Bernie Schein ·  MY PET PEEVES has asked me to stop writing about him for a bit. Too much attention, he barks. Needs a break, fame is unforgiving, etc.. However, he has asked me to ask everyone I know—myself included, needless to say–to stop saying stupid things. Here’s not only his list, but “at the end of the day,” why he can’t stand hearing them anymore: “At the end of the day.” Translation: Right now, I’m in the dark. . “Deal with it.” Translation: I’m not. “Pay it forward.” Translation: Take the money and run. “Giving back.” Translation: To get more. “It’s all about you.” Translation: Make it all about me? “I’m getting on with my life, leaving this behind me, moving on.” Translation: Fuck you. AND it’s all your fault. AND none of it’s mine. “I don’t know what you’re talking about.” Translation: Nor do I want to. “That’s boring.” Translation: Either you’re afraid to say anything, or I’m afraid to hear it. “I care about you.” Translation: Duck. Run for cover. Look out.. I’m lonely. Translation: I’m a snob. (I hate rejects like me.). “We’re moving forward.” Translation: We’re going backwards. No questions allowed. LikeLike · · Share Pamela Uhles Brownstein, Kristen Marie Grimm, Amy Campanini and 6 others like this. Bernie Ragsdale Dear Bernie, at the end of the day I’ll deal with this and pay it forward giving back to its all about you. Meanwhile, I am getting on with my life, leaving this behind me and moving on. Since I don’t know what you are talking about and that’s boring, just remember that I...

Bernie&PatConroy @ Atlanta Jewish book festival

Susan Kay Asher November 16 · ·Photo by Kay Powell — with Pat Conroy and Bernie Schein at Book Festival of the MJCCA. LikeLike · · Share Vladimir Kleyman, Katherine Lang, Tim Conroy and 5 others like this.  1 share  Toren Anderson They were as entertaining as all get out. Aidan says it was worth the entire $38 admission price. True enough, son, true enough. November 17 at 11:48pm · Like · 1 Write a comment… Susan Kay Asher November 16 at 4:40am · ·With Kay Powell at the book festival. These two authors were hilarious — with Pat Conroy and Bernie Schein at Book Festival of the MJCCA. LikeLike · ·...