modern disappointment.

A place to file your complaints. Submissions welcome.

It Pays to be Smart. Or So You Think.

By Sinnamon Rohl on behalf of Madjuncts Unite Press As editor of Modern Disappointment, I encourage artists and writers to submit their work for publication. Here is our first guerrilla art … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 8 Comments

Invisible, in Life as Well as Death.

By Kareme D’Wheat When I read Jay Atkinson’s account in the Boston Globe of the forgotten and overlooked adjunct who died without so much as a consolatory flower arrangement, I … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 13 Comments

What Jesus Wouldn’t Do.

By Leonardo De Walnut What would Jesus do? Probably get his ass killed. Unlike him, I do not have the ability to rise from the grave after being crucified. The whole … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

Retail & Psychological Warfare: The Subtle Ludovico Technique of the In-Store Soundtrack.

By Travis Peanutbrittle Have you ever had to listen to Ke$ha while at work? The repeated message forms a sickening code within your frontal lobes. Stocking fruit at six a.m. … Continue reading

December 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Atheism. Who Cares. Nothing is Ever Good Enough, So “Sure.”

By Leonardo De Walnut The problem with atheists is that most of them are assholes.  They get all offended when other people try to pray or “do God things.” What … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · 10 Comments

Complaints About My Fucking Job.

By Bert Toadstool Okay. I know what you’re thinking. It’s either “you’re lucky to have a job,” or “if you don’t like it, find another one!” Well, a) fuck you … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · 7 Comments

Adjunct. The Modern Indentured Servant.

By Sinnamon Rohl I’m an adjunct. That means that when I am in the classroom with you, I’m your professor. But when I am in the company of other faculty … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 30 Comments

Chronic Illnesses, Affordable Healthcare, and Corporate Policy.

By Abraham Cheddareggs Being a Customer Service Representative is not for the faint of heart. Long hours, high stress, and a lot of phone calls from irate people are just … Continue reading

October 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dead Letters.

By Petra Cornfork I know that you no longer exist…‏ But I needed to send this to you, Doug. When you died, the sadness shocked me to my core. I … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · Leave a comment