From the time I was in grade school, I had come to understand the world around me in monochromatic equations. I borrowed on this hopelessness as a different way of learning the world; and in so doing, my jaded sensibilities would introduce me to books and girls and music. Books were an escape to places the… Continue reading The Value of Original Thought
Today we'll go about our daily lives as if there is a tomorrow. Same as twenty three other people did. Twenty three people whose only crime was that they were living inside the age of insanity, where lives do not matter as much as rhetoric. We like to say that tomorrow is not a guarantee,… Continue reading The Today They Never Got To Have
As promised, here is one from "The Vault". This piece was written back in 2008 as Hilary Clinton was on the verge of losing the Democratic nomination to some guy named Barry. It's interesting to read this back, seeing as how it is heavily influenced by one of my favorite political writers- Maureen Dowd of… Continue reading Don’t Start Thinking About Tomorrow
I wonder about those peeps who stay up until 2 am so that they can 'officially' turn the clocks back. I mean, I feel like they're getting screwed in much the same way I get screwed every time a new customer receives a special deal for some shit I've been buying for years. Think about… Continue reading We Interrupt our Regularly Scheduled Programming . . .
Halloween has a tough gig. Of all the major holidays, it's the only one that falls on the very last day of the month. Thanksgiving has the buffer of Black Friday before we start thinking about December. Christmas gives us a whole week to prepare for the New Year. With Easter, we never know what… Continue reading Taking a Walk on the Wild(ish) Side