Things I Am Not At All Interested In

With the emphasis firmly on not at all, I am not at all interested in…

• Owning or petting a pet, whether dog or cat.

• Cruise vacations, whether ocean or river.

• The Kardashians, Kayne West, Gwyneth Paltrow and other so-called influencers.

• The Academy Awards’ Best Picture, the Grammy Awards’ Best Recording, the Tony Awards’ Best Play, and the Country Music Awards’ Entertainer of the Year.

• Crewing on someone’s sailboat (as if they would ask me).

• Whether it was Laurel or Yanny, or white-and-gold vs. black-and-blue.

• Playing the slots (or anything else) at a casino.

• The local symphony orchestra (wherever local may be).  Even in a casino.

• The Property Brothers.  Or their personal-grooming products.

• Church.  (I would attend an AME Zion service if they would just let me sit in the balcony and listen — and yes, that would be a contradiction.)

• What will befall Roseanne now that Roseanne is no longer on the show and what will befall Today with Megyn Kelly now that Megyn is no longer on the show.  Let me guess, not that I am interested in either outcome.

• Nor am I at all interested in basketball, hockey, soccer, tennis, golf, college football,  NASCAR, or competitive hot-dog eating.

• Or Mike Pence’s self-imposed marital fidelity guidelines.

• Or Fresh Air with Terry Gross and whoever her guest is.

• Or iPhone sizes, features, resolutions, or…

• Where my chicken comes from.

• Watching glaciers fall into the ocean on a ship off the coast of Alaska.

• Standing in line for almost anything, including Disney World.

• Whether my non-existent gun collection will be confiscated by the government.

• Investing my time in people who aren’t very interested in returning the investment.

• Whatever Trump has to say, especially when he is called upon to be truthful or sincere.  But just about every other time as well.

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4 Responses to Things I Am Not At All Interested In

  1. Enrique says:

    This is quite a comprehensive list!

  2. Bruce says:

    Wow. Comprehensive indeed. I find I am with you on 15 of your 21 points. It’s interesting that you are aware enough of some of these things to know you are not interested in them. But I guess that’s inevitable in our media-saturated world, even if you avoid most media. I too have heard of the Kardashians and Kanye but have no idea why anyone would be interested in them.

  3. Anonymous says:

    How about a list of things you are interested in? And what specifically about the watching of glaciers falling into the ocean do you not find interesting….watching from a ship or actually seeing the glacier fall…or both. The ship part holds no interest and the glacier part is a little depressing

    • Craig says:

      With due respect, I have published 568 posts on this blog — and 566 or 567 of them represent things I am interested in. I haven’t exactly kept my interests a secret. As for the glacier-watch cruise ship, your last sentence sums it up well. Anonymous, thanks for taking the time to read and comment.

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