Today I was told by a number of individuals that I was a bonafide asshole. It's bothering me still, hours later. But what's bothering me more is that I met a girl two nights ago and now I can't forget her. I was chilling all through 2018 and fall 2017: no feels, no talking to…Read more Why?
I am not sure what to make of this as an omen: is it good or bad that I am awake, through the night, at the time at which I usually wake up to begin the day? I didn't stay awake an entire night throughout 2018, or at least not the fall semester. (Who remember…Read more First All-Nighter of the Year
For the first time in my life, I was called an elitist today. I generally brush off whatever titles or names people assign me, but this one stopped me dead in my tracks. Firstly because someone who I know and knows me said it and secondly, and more importantly, because that sort of arrogance is…Read more Uninvited Introspection
The song Hide Away by Daya always strikes a very, very annoyed nerve in me. It irks me to my core, from my bones to my soul, if such hyperbole is not too nonfactual. If you haven't heard it, it's basically a chick complaining about there being no good guys left, citing sleazy behavior to not…Read more I’m Right Here You Idiot
I wrote this entire thing for my Facebook feed. Hence there is a lack of tangents and crudeness. It's also shorter. America! America! God mend thine every flaw Confirm thy soul in self-control Thy liberty in law! --America the Beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates And where is that band who so vauntingly swore That the havoc…Read more Lady Liberty’s Last Lecture
My mother always told me growing up that friends come and go, but family always stays. I was never inclined to believe her as these were peak misunderstood-by-everyone days--also known as middle school--and so my friends were closer to me than my younger sister or my parents. Or so I thought; in all actuality they…Read more Friends can Break your Heart, Two
I love TV and film. I love books and journalism more, of course, but laziness often makes me enjoy plots unfurl through video media rather than print books/magazines. The title of this post comes from Prime Video's The Man in the High Castle. Specifically, it comes from the Long Island Nazi, Obengrupperfuhrer John Smith...holy shit that's a…Read more The Arrogance of Ignorance