Now comes the time when every music blog and magazine known to man comes out with its “Artist of the Decade” feature (those still offering print issues capitalize on this by featuring their choice on… Read More »Ed Sheeran is The Worst Artist of the Decade
Stephanie Knarr recently moved to Pittsburgh, PA from the Harrisburg, PA area. Her writing appears in Harrisburg's local magazine, The Burg, and her work will soon appear in Unwinnable and Five:2:One. Her favourite drink is RC Cola, and her favourite band is probably Animal Collective.
Music journalism you say? I remember when I decided to go into the world of journalism – as a young college student, fresh out of high school, wide-eyed and feeling ready to take on the… Read More »What I’ve Learned About Music Journalism (So Far)
So, you’ve written something, and you’ve decided you want to release it into the wild world to be enjoyed or criticized by potentially thousands of people. Be it poems, a short story, a piece of… Read More »5 Tips for Submitting Your Writing to Magazines
I’d like to take a serious moment to talk about mental illness treatment. The US has a grave problem with how we deal with mental illness, and unless we talk more about it, we will… Read More »Let’s Take A Moment to Talk About Mental Illness
A recent BBC article, “Is this the most powerful word in the English language,” made a bold, sweeping claim: that the word “the” is the one word that not only shapes the meaning of a… Read More »Is This Really the Most Powerful Word in the English Language?
Websites that satirize common news articles and topics have steadily increased in popularity as time has gone on. I can remember when I was in high school, in the mid-2000s, and you were considered kind… Read More »5 Satirical Websites to Brighten Up Your Day
The mullet is making a comeback. The notorious “business in the front, party in the back” haircut – so prevalent in the 1980s and 90s – has made a remarkable return. In magazines, on the… Read More »The Mullet is Making a Comeback. I Have Some Thoughts.
Four Relics of the Past Future Generations Won’t Understand
We’ve all had times where we need to eat cheap. Many of us enjoy eating out, and, while this is good as an occasional treat, sometimes it isn’t feasible. So what can you eat when… Read More »5 Foods for the Budget-Conscious Consumer
Let me reveal the myths about Christmas. I’m going to play the Grinch this year – or, maybe Scrooge, if you prefer that. Only slightly, though. No, I’m not going to stalk a town and… Read More »Five Myths About Christmas Music… and the Realities