At least when you're young you're also stupid.

Douglas Coupland

Douglas Coupland

Profession: Author
Nationality: Canadian

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There's nothing cure or funny or lovable about being cheap. It's a total turn-off.

Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them.

I think that in the future, clocks won't say three o'clock anymore. They'll just get right to the point and rename three o'clock 'Pepsi.'

And in his heart, I think, he's now learned what I came to believe, which is, as I've said all along, that the sun may burn brightly, and the faces of children may be plump and achingly sweet, but in the air we breathe, in the water we drink and in the food we share, there will always be darkness in this world.

The Internet has destroyed irony in the world, or at least wounded it considerably. What are we to do about an invention whose end result is that starving people in China are looking up things on marthastewart.com?

The Fry's chain completely taps into MSE: Male Shopping Energy. This is to say that most guys have about 73 calories of shopping energy, and once these calories are gone, they're gone for the day—if not the week—and can't be regenerated simply by having an Orange Julius at the Food Fair.

I go to the gym three days a week. You have to or else - I don't want to be the guy that dies shoveling snow.

When Donald Duck traded his wings for arms, was he trading up or trading down?

To acknowledge God is to fully accept the sorrow of the human condition.

Please stop putting quotes from Nietzsche at the end of your emails. Five years ago you were laughing your guts out over American Pie 2. What — suddenly you've magically turned into Noam Chomsky?

North America can easily fragment quickly as did the Eastern Bloc in 1989.

Try not thinking of peeling an orange. Try not imagining the juice running down your fingers, the soft inner part of the peel. The smell. Try and you can't. The brain doesn't process negatives.

If you're not a tree hugger, then you're a what, a tree hater?

Florida isn't so much a place where one goes to reinvent oneself, as it is a place where one goes if one no longer wished to be found.