I started the process of recovery from alcoholism last March, and it’s been a wild rollercoaster of emotions. I’ve learned…View More We Can All Be Better, No Matter Our Struggles.
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With my thirty-second birthday coming up on the 16th of November, I’ve been considering what I’m grateful for as I…View More Define Success On Your Terms
Dead Kennedys’ 1981 single, “Nazi Punks Fuck Off” – as the title suggests – is an order to punk rock…View More We Need Another “Nazi Punks Fuck Off!”
With the increased use of the Internet and various streaming services playing a more active role in bringing novel and/or…View More Are There Too Many Genres in Music?
Do you remember the last time an artist or a song that really captured your mind and your heart? What…View More Artists Own the Industry Now!
Rewatching the series of Breaking Bad finale, a few things occurred to me. If you haven’t yet seen it, here’s…View More 5 Things I Realized After Rewatching the Breaking Bad Finale
Well, the Fall season is officially underway; there’s no point in denying it. With the colder seasons upon us, this…View More 5 Ways to Kick Off the Fall Season
I’ll start this off with a disclaimer: this is a potentially rough downer-of-an-entry. I’m only posting it because I feel…View More You Can Always Make Changes To Better Your Life
The Myth of the “Tortured Artist”. Throughout history, one common thread in the mystery and allure of the artist is…View More The Myth of the “Tortured Artist”
Outlining in writing. To Outline or Not to Outline? When I write these blogs, I’m often never quite sure what…View More Outline in Writing – To Outline or Not to Outline?
Capitalism. It’s a word most nations are familiar with, running on its false promises of easy upward mobility. Capitalism –…View More Capitalism – A Small Yet Big Idea No One Will Stand For
Is Art Sometimes Exploitation? At the tail-end of my previous piece, I quoted singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston and referenced the common…View More Is Art Sometimes Exploitation?
Daniel Johnston died at 58, on September 11, 2019, in Waller, Texas, of a heart attack. Typing that sentence, it’s…View More Me and Daniel Johnston
I’d like to take a serious moment to talk about mental illness treatment. The US has a grave problem with…View More Let’s Take A Moment to Talk About Mental Illness
What Not to Do on Social Media if You Value Your Privacy? The lure of saying something, anything to a…View More What Not to Do on Social Media if You Value Your Privacy
Recently, comedian Dave Chappelle released another comedy special on Netflix. Titled Sticks and Stones, it features his trademark brand of…View More The Conflicting Nature of Dave Chappelle’s Recent Netflix Special
The article outlines how social media shapes amplifies social isolation and comparison.View More Social Media Dystopia in the Current Age
2020 is around four months away. With that, it means not only a new decade, but also a century since…View More Cheers to the Second Roaring Twenties
True crime channels are very popular and true-crime is an extremely popular genre, especially with Netflix and other streaming services…View More 4 True Crime Channels Every True Crime Fan Should Watch
My writing career has never been easy or straightforward. Writing as a career is a daunting task. As writers, the…View More Writing Career – 1 Priceless Lesson
Over my years of writing, I’ve come to understand various things. One is that everyone has different working styles and…View More 5 Tips to Becoming a Better Writer
Phones have come a long way since its first inception, there are now more and more things you can do…View More Five ways your Android will change in the future
In the US, when a person reaches eighteen, they generally graduate from high school. There are outliers – kids who…View More Let’s Consider Trade School or Community College
Imagine a scenario: you need new clothing. Whether it’s for a major job interview, a wedding, family gathering, or just…View More The Perks of Secondhand Shopping
It seems like most people play video games. You’re probably among this steadily-increasing group of people. If you aren’t, you…View More An Argument on Why Is Gaming Good?
It’s no stretch of the imagination to say we live our lives online. Sure, people still go to friends’ houses,…View More On the Changing Face of Social Media
Creative people often take from experience – plucking random occurrences, people, and life events, and placing them in their work.…View More Finding Inspiration In Anything
Silence is golden. That’s how the cliche goes, at least. And I’ve found that a lot of times, the statement…View More The Benefits of Background Noise
Humans are by nature creative. We like taking a project and seeing it through from beginning to end. It gives…View More For Early Birds and Night Owls, Both Should Set Aside Time.