Since I was 13 I’ve been pretty involved in local music in New Jersey. At first it was just going to a lot of shows, thanks largely in part to awesome parents, who would shuttle my friends and I an hour away to places like Birch Hill or Krome, both of which are extinct venues […]Read more "Local Music Seems to Be Getting Awesome Again"
A man with a dented forehead, rotten teeth, and dark gray hairs scattered around a bald piece of head was the only person in the hallway near the entrance of Birchwood Terrace when I arrived with the Chinese food I was sent to deliver. His gray sweatshirt was covered in yellow and brown stains, and […]Read more "Birchwood Terrace | a short story"
Despite being on the verge of illness, I decided to head into Brooklyn for a show. After all, it was that or stay home alone and be bored. Within five minutes of being there I witnessed a girl crying on the sidewalk, which is always an awkward situation. From past experiences I’ve learned that one […]Read more "Things I Learned Last Night"
Note: Video interview is at the bottom. If you hate reading but love scrolling/staring then this note is probably greatly appreciated by you right now. It was the night before my college graduation and I had just finished watching the play 25 Squirrels, a dark comedy about friends accidentally killing their psychopathic friend’s beloved cat. […]Read more "College Graduation & an Interview with Joe Rogan"
Your innate curiosity brought you here. Even though you’re probably skeptical, you still want to see if some stranger on the internet has finally found what you’re looking for: the meaning of life. Well, read on and let yourself decide whether or not the following meets your requirements for an adequate and acceptable meaning. The […]Read more "The Meaning of Life"
Usually I won’t give a back story for a poem or set of lyrics because most of the time they come out of an image or random thought. However, given the bizarre nature of this one I figure it’s worth the context. My buddy Pat and I have been working on a movie script for […]Read more "Grocery Store Blues"
There are certain luxuries you give up when you force yourself to learn the value of budgeting. Cable is probably the one thing that’s been the most noticeable loss. Considering I only watch a handful of channels, the value just wasn’t there anymore. When I lived with my parents, I would watch marathons of Pawn […]Read more "No Cable"
As a species that is completely obsessed with the superhuman it is easy to understand why we often forget that we are human. And maybe we forget because inherent to being human is the recognition that we are limitlessly limited. This is perhaps why we as a species have gone through so much trouble and […]Read more "Limitlessly Limited"
The grass is turning green again The trees are beginning to bloom Spring is just around the bend And I’m running on fumes Wish I were renewable But time is not on any man’s side Wish I were renewable Like the seasons and like the tide written: 2011Read more "Winter Fumes"
Yosemite National Park is a vast and magnificent universe located on the western side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is only proper to speak of Yosemite as its own world. Any day hike to one of the massive peaks or cliffs, which overlook the entire valley and expanse that is the park and surrounding […]Read more "Three Fools & The Captain"