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Respect My Art: Kevin D. McCoy

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Why Quitting Your Job to Chase Your Dream Is a Terrible Idea

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*Via @JeffGoins For Medium.Com* We’re conditioned to see big career leaps as tales of risk and reward, but they’re mostly fables. Not long ago, my friend Bryan quit his corporate job working as a technical writer for a Fortune 500 company in order to do something new. On his last day, everyone in the office expressed a mix of envy ... Read More »

#QLF “Lift The Fork” Season 2 Episode 2 – VBurger, New York (Video)

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On this weeks Episode of Lift The Fork We met up with Kameron Mccullough, the founder of Hennypalooza. Kameron has built a legacy by creating the biggest party of this generation. But the rockstar lifestyle isn’t always the healthiest. So they swapped out his fried chicken and Hennessy for unchikn and kombucha at VBurger- a Vegan Fast food spot in ... Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @Howardjayy

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The Friend Zone Scam & Marriage

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*Via illimitableMen.Com* Firstly I’d like to thank /u/Archwinger for his topic on Reddit here and /u/Human_v2’s follow up post here which serve as the basis of inspiration for this post. We hear a lot of talk about the friend zone and a lot of women bleating indignantly in response about how “what she does with her body is up to her” ... Read More »

Here’s How You Become A Millionaire……

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*Via RedPill* Why Listen To Me In the last 5 years, I have become a millionaire. I currently sit with approximately $750,000 in cash/real-estate/stock investments, with no debt. And I have an online company that has generated me approximately $500-$600k a year for the last 3 years. In my book, this makes me a millionaire as I put a conservative ... Read More »

Give The Poet Some: @Dennie302

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Movie Night: Natural Born Killers (1994)

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Put that quality time in tonight so you can run the streets tomorrow. Roll up a spliff and watch this tonight. Read More »

Give The Poet Some: @BlakeHefner

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Her Addiction Bomb head A pair of C’s Maybe Double the D’s A slight arch With something behind soft to squeeze Hands that tease Lips that please An appetite for climaxing So her I must feed So her I will lick So her I will caress So her I will stroke I’ll be her pusher Get her hooked on this ... Read More »

Respect My Art: @iKnowRose

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Twitter: @iKnowRose Instagram: iKnowRose_ theartybae@gmail.com Send all art to NerdNash@Gmail.com Read More »

There’s More Than Enough Time, When You Use The Time You Have

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*Via @BenjaminPHardy for Medium.Com* Have you ever been so busy that you struggled to notice the needs of those around you? Even those most dear to you? Even worse than being over-busy is being distracted by things with little or no value — like mindlessly surfing the web when your child wants to play. Without question, there are countless things we could ... Read More »

#QLF “Lift the Fork” Season 2 Episode 1 – Natural Blends – Brooklyn w/ Kris Kasanova

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Season 2 of Lift The Fork is officially underway and we are shaking some things up this time around! Irv returns with a new sidekick Robin J. This season, Irv and Robin J are bringing some friends for the ride as they uncover the tastiest, healthiest eats in NYC. For this episode they take it to the borough of Brooklyn ... Read More »

A Sensible Beginner Guide to Getting in Shape for Summer

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*Via RedPill* It is my hope this guide will set beginners for the course towards a better body, rescue some from analysis paralysis and remind others of the basic principles of getting in shape. To this end the ideas are presented in order of increased difficulty so that they form a natural progression. Diet As this editorial in the British ... Read More »

Fear Is Why We Have Too Much Stuff

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* While we might want to get out from under the mountain of possessions we have, and have all the best intentions of simplifying our lives … the truth is that we continue to have too much stuff. Part of that is laziness, an attitude of “I’ll get to it later” … but the real driving force behind our ... Read More »

It’s Much Easier Than You Think to Live the Life You Want

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*Via @IsaacMoreHouse for Medium.Com* Maybe not “easy”, but entirely possible. I recently listened to an episode of The World Wanderers Podcast where the host discussed working at a cafe in a great city that a lot of people would love to live in. She mentioned how, had she not moved to this cool, exciting city, the job she had would ... Read More »

Gems from Ed Latimore On How He Learned To Manage Money

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*Via EdLatimore.Com* The following is an expanded version of my answer to a question that was posted on my fan page. A guy asked, after reading one of my articles about growing up in the hood, “How did you learn to manage money, could you give me some recommendations?” Short answer, the hard way. Long answer, by having a combination of ... Read More »

“Respect Life” Season 2 Trailer

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#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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Sometimes You Just Have To Tell People To Shut Up. — Mike Zombie (@MikeZombie) April 1, 2016 Do yourself a favor go listen to the church for the wild podcast — Esco Menendez (@93tilinfinity_) April 1, 2016 People be screaming “Free such and such” and don’t even know what they did. — Wayno (@Wayno119) March 31, 2016 me: “i think ... Read More »

SameSh!tDifferentToilet Podcast Episode 16 / Special Guest @NerdAtCoolTable

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Listen as the Same Sh!t Different Toilet podcast interviews NerdAtTheCoolTable.Com founder Nerd Nash. They discuss Hip Hop, Social Media, the podcast game and more. Read More »

Understanding Female Psychology

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*Via illimitableMen.Com* “One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Contents: 1.) Introduction 2.) The Cultural Battle of the Sexes 3.) Solipsism’s Role In Femininity 4.) The Role of Rationalisation & Sophistry 5.) In Closing/Relevant Reading 1.) Introduction: As I write this, I cast my mind back to ... Read More »

Respect My Art: @JASMYNMILAN

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Twitter: @JASMYNMILAN Instagram: TrailorTrash jasmynmilan.bigcartel.com Send all art to NerdNash@Gmail.com Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @TheProvided

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Respect My Art: @ArtByVenus

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Twitter: @ArtByVenus Instagram: ArtByVenus https://www.etsy.com/shop/AbstractionByKee SEND ARTWORK TO NERDNASH@GMAIL.COM Read More »

Create more than you consume

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*Via @MikaElcho for Medium.Com* A few nights ago, I did something for the first time in my life. I listened to a full album (Jay-Z’s Magna Carta…Holy Grail), from the first song to the last, without any interruptions. I put on my headphones, closed my eyes, and just listened. I have been working a lot on reading more thoughtfully so ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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She’ll ignore your dm and still retweet you every day — Nerd Nash (@NerdAtCoolTable) March 26, 2016 i super fuck w/my friends but they don’t really be on the same shit as me. — lord of the wolves. (@beerbellyboodha) March 24, 2016 Text your significant other “it’s starting to get real nice out .. Don’t forget to not fucking play ... Read More »

Respect My Art: Markus The Artist

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Twitter: @MarkusTheArtist Instagram: MarkusTheArtist markustheartist.com/shop **** SEND ARTWORK TO NERDNASH@GMAIL.COM Read More »

The OTAP Show Episode 30: Venny (@DarthVenn)

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Check out Episode 30 of the OTAP show with special guest @DarthVenn (Writer for NerdAtTheCoolAtble.Com). Listen as she speaks on mental illness, Writing a book, her mean tweets and more. Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @_Studio354

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See more photography from @_Studio354  On Instagram (@_Studio354) and http://vsco.co/studio354. ***** WANT YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY ON NERDATTHECOOLTABLE.COM? SEND YOUR WORK TO NERDNASH@GMAIL.COM Read More »

Same Sh!t Different Toilet Podcast: Sadderday Edition w/ Special Guests @BBillions @YaBoySkeete @NaeSantana_

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Here’s another dope episode of “SameSh!tDifferentToilet” this time I had the opportunity to talk to @sadpitt about the origin of the ‪#‎sadderday‬ brand, why he chose the logo, if it goes down in the DM, the sadderday concerts and what cities he plans on going to next to build the brand and much more!!!! ……I also had the opportunity to ... Read More »

10 Techniques For Letting Go Of Stress And Quieting The Mind

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*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* At the end of another busy week, sometimes all you want to do is have a glass of wine to help you forget it all. Whether you’re a working mom, a stressed out dad or a 20-something just trying to make your way in this world, taking a time out to de-stress and center yourself is important for ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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My girl said “She want a ring” Bitch take your phone off silent 😒😂 — Lil Guwop (@liltunechi94) March 18, 2016 You gotta suck his toes while you’re in reverse cowgirl. — YA MAMA (@iAintGottaRap) March 17, 2016 I’m not an alcoholic. I only drink 2 times a year. 1. On my birthday. 2. When it’s not my birthday — ... Read More »

Thinking Inside The Bubble

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*Via @GenerallyMade for Medium.Com* BUSINESS BOSS: Gentleman, as you know, Q2 sales floundered. We need some fresh ideas to save this company. The two employees nod in agreement. BUSINESS BOSS: Let’s not just think outside of the box on this one. Let’s rebuild the box. EMPLOYEE #1: Hmm…. BUSINESS BOSS: What is it? EMPLOYEE #1: Well, no, it’d never work. ... Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @justinhustle

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#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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You know that bitch only fuck with you cuz you got a good ass job you nerd — Fat Jesus (@BardaStar) March 9, 2016 Hood niggas don't be tweeting a lot they just retweet the thank you god I'm awake tweets and log out — ZARA (@dontaddmefam) March 9, 2016 If he wear Muslim oils as his cologne…. He definitely ... Read More »

#QLF “Lift The Fork” Season Finale – Dig Inn, New York, New York (Video)

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It’s been an amazing ride so far, and we wanted to close the season out with one the few seasonal restaurants in New York, son this week we paid a visit to the folks at Dig Inn, located in the flatiron district of New York City! Dig Inn has a great philosophy on food: ” Farm-to-Table” while offering it at ... Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @thewaywardminds

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Work F*cking Hard

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*Via @DariusForoux for Medium.Com* One of my mentors is a 71-year-old entrepreneur. He started working since he was 12 years. The thought of retiring has never crossed his mind. He told me he wants to die working — he loves it that much. He said: “People will try to tell you that hard work is bad for you. And that you should ... Read More »

Why We Don’t Need to Try So Hard to Be Better

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*Via TinyBuddha.Com*  “To heal a wound, you need to stop touching it.” ~Unknown I’ve always been an overachiever. In sixth grade, I spent weeks memorizing over five pages of the poem “Horatius at the Bridge” for extra credit, even though I already had an A in the class. When I started therapy in my mid-twenties to deal with depression and ... Read More »

Ed Latimore’s 10 Observations From 2 Years Of Not Drinking

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*Via EdLatimore.Com* Yesterday marks 2 consecutive years I have gone without having a drink of alcohol. By traditional metrics I don’t know if I had a drinking problem: Of the people who know me, I would imagine that there are some who will say that I needed to cut back while others will say that my drinking and behavior was average ... Read More »

Champion’s Mentality – How To Stop Being A Loser & Become Epic

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*Via illimitablemen.Com* Contents: 1.) Introduction 2.) Monk Mode Recap 3.) Consume Less, Produce More 4.) Enjoying Work 5.) Escape The Crab Bucket & Avoid Victim Mentality 6.) On Losers 7.) Quality Beats Quantity 8.) Applying Quality Over Quantity To Sales 9.) Loser’s Entitlement Mentality – Give It To Me Now! 10.) Don’t Take Advice From Losers & Victims 11.) In ... Read More »

Give The Poet Some: @CallMeCult

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“Black” Every man I have ever loved has been black. Black lungs. Black emotion. Black logic. I have kissed the lips of darkness, Have fallen into a pit of lies. They gave me lust filled words Drowned in cyanide, I drank them in, felt beauty, wanted. I have held the hand of emptiness, Coiled around mine in a suicidal jump ... Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @BrandonxWatson

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Why Searching For ‘The One’ Will Ruin You

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The one isn’t real. There is not a single person out there that is perfect for you in every way, a person who will give you chills every second of the day, a person who will make you feel like your heart is about to explode every moment that you are with them. There is not a person out there ... Read More »

#QLF “Lift The Fork” Episode 6: Seasoned Vegan – Harlem (Video)

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And we’re back!!!! This week we took over Harlem and touched down at @seasonedvegan The first black owned soul food vegan spot in Harlem! So you know I had to spend part of Black History Month eating a vegan chopped cheese, soy nuggets, and Mac & ” Cheese” ! So grab a plate and line up for ” Big Momma’s” ... Read More »

Why I travel solo

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*Via Medium.Com* I’m 27 and female. Since I was 21, I’ve been away at least once a year, for anything from 3 nights to 9 months, alone. I also go on trips with friends, but I make a point of regularly going solo. When alone, I’ve been met with various reactions, but they tend to fall into two broad camps: ... Read More »

#CoolTwitter: Coolest Tweets Of The Week

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Sometimes you gotta scroll to the top of that thread reminisce one last time, figure out where you/y'all went wrong and say fuck it, delete — Peaches (@IPhoneANDthong) February 26, 2016 Once ur wife/girl leaves u ur side bitch not gonna want u anymore either — Marcus Graham (@YaboySkeete) February 25, 2016 Puerto Ricans become cops and become Italian the ... Read More »

The Ten Most Important Books To Expand Your Brain

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*Via JamesAltcher.Com* Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer. And this is a good thing. It’s because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn’t spend his life being good at writing. He didn’t spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or built ... Read More »

Why We Struggle with Change

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* We think we need to improve ourselves and our current situation, because we’re dissatisfied (at least a little bit) with how things are. We have a drive to improve, improve. So we strive for change — exercise more, eat better, read more, be more mindful, do more meaningful work, be more disciplined. And yet, we struggle with change. ... Read More »

The stigma of doing things alone

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*Via Christina Ling For Medium.Com* I was discussing prospective travel plans with a group of people the other day when one of them, after expressing her interest in visiting Lyon, remarked, “But I have to find someone to go with — I’m not going to travel there by myself. Nobody wants to do that.” The same afternoon, I walked into a cafe ... Read More »

Sites & Snaps: @Kbelanger716

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