A few days ago, I went to Vans Warped Tour, my favorite music festival of the year. It happens every summer and features various types of bands of various genres, from death metal to dubstep, acoustic to alternative, screamo to punk rock. I was pumped to go this year and see a great set of… Continue reading Position of Power
Whoa. That is all I can truly say. I just finished watching a very intense, very physical and high profile match: Sporting KC versus Real Salt Lake. And it was as intense as it was projected to be, if not moreso, because of the head referee's lack of consistency throughout the match and his habit… Continue reading The Third Opponent: The Referee
There are just some things that you don't grow out of. Or should not grow out of, rather. Sword fighting with sticks, racing to finish your ice cream cone before it drips on the pavement, tracing your body with sidewalk chalk, just to name a few. I am turning 21 (which is a total shocker… Continue reading Child at Heart
My grandparents or hell, even my parents, have told me stories about black and white TV, surfing through only three channels or fighting with their siblings on who got to watch their show. Today, that scenario sounds like the plot to a bad reality TV series that anyone can access on various mediums. And they… Continue reading The Threat Known as Netflixism
Reading, the very unappreciated art that it is, is one of my favorite passions. I can't remember when I started reading books for fun, only that I can't remember a time when I didn't. So obviously I have read for a long time. But unfortunately, once I hit sophomore year of high school or so,… Continue reading Don’t Let Go
Jack London once said that "you can't wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club." And I think that is very true. When writing, I fall into the habit of waiting for inspiration to hit me before I allow myself to write. That is the excuse I use, that I can't… Continue reading Working out the Kinks
The other day I got on to check the blog since I felt like I haven't written anything in a while. And discovered I had a notification. Now, I don't get these very often, so I must say, I was excited. And it was a little trophy that said, "Congratulations on your 1-year blog anniversary!"… Continue reading Anniversary Post!