I watched the movie Good Time last night and it made me realize how much we’re in need of better stories on the screen. That movie was just terrible. It seemed like practice for the creators. Like they didn’t actually give a shit if it meant something to other people besides themselves. Continue reading “I don’t just want to write a screenplay, I need to”
The Thanksgiving Day parade is ridiculous.
Giants objects floating in the air, held steady by people dressed as elves. Boy bands from the 90’s, singing from a big decorated box on wheels. Marching bands moving in a military-like manner, playing music for a holiday still a month away. Hundreds of thousands of people lining the streets in New Your City, watching all this. Millions of people watching at home on their television. Continue reading “The Thanksgiving Day Parade is ridiculous but ridiculousness is a basic need of life”
Since graduating college, there’s been a trend of me moving back home to prepare for my next chapter in life. Continue reading “Parkinson’s Law makes moving back home without a deadline a terrible idea”
I almost didn’t discover the most important podcast of 2017, and maybe my life. The first few minutes of the first episode I listened to was different. Too different. Not what I was searching for. Continue reading “Mike Posner created the most important podcast of 2017 (and maybe my life)”
Part of me wants to have a five year goal. The other part of me thinks it’s bullshit. Continue reading “What’s my five year goal? Here’s the answer you aren’t looking for.”
Yesterday evening I took my pooch for a walk before the sun was started to set. I’ve walked this path many times before, but, whenever it’s fall and the sun is shining, it feels like I’m walking it for the first time. Continue reading “Following the contrail X in my hometown suburb outside Pittsburgh”
In my pre-teenage years, I had a maroon rain jacket by JNCO that I liked very much.
One day, while walking home from the forest to my house, I was wearing this jacket and randomly decided to try to remember the moment I was experiencing. Continue reading “Testing myself to remember a random moment fifteen years ago”
Today I caught myself being serious during an unserious matter — writing an article. The article was about the difference between recurring and non recurring revenue, something you can get serious about fast. But serious work makes for mediocre work. Continue reading “Be the first kind of serious and never the second”
What you do now determines where you’ll be next. What you do today determines where you’ll be tomorrow. And we are the sum of the actions we make in each moment of our life. Continue reading “Don’t rely on the future to do your work for you”
Discovered from reading this post on Bandcamp about the Darkwave music scene in Denver. Continue reading “Songs I like this week: Denver Darkwave”