I stopped by Easton tonight to join my buddies Shawn and Kenny on their MicHop Podcast to talk about this weekend’s music festival and campout, SHAKEDOWN BY THE RIVER, American Education, and much more.Read more "Another Visit to MicHop Podcast: Weekend Fun, American Education, and Much More"
Sometimes I feel like the world is a broken record. It never seems to change. The patterns persist, and I spend far too much time caught up in the net. But this year (2015) there is a feeling that has fallen over the Earth like dry heat. At first, it’s comfortable—perfect even—but soon you feel […]Read more "On Modern Times"
Anyone with internet access has to be aware of the life sentence handed down to Ross Ulbricht, the founder of Silk Road, which served as a virtual black market for whatever drugs a person desired. Like most things in this country, the prevailing voices fall towards the fringe: Ross is either a Libertarian hero who has […]Read more "Silk Road, Ross Ulbricht, and Our Collective Stupidity"
It seems that every time someone decides to shoot up a bunch of random people society acts in a fairly predictable manner. The media tries to steer the conversation towards gun control (or lack of control) and blames violent movies, television, and video games. Common folk lambast the shooter as a deranged loser, who simply […]Read more "Mass Shootings: The Problem Is Us"
Note: I was lucky enough to snag a gig as the Tour Manager for the Jake Clemons Band. This entry is a brief reflection on our 4th day of tour. We arrived in Bowling Green, Ohio around 11pm and checked in to our AirBnB booking, The Art House. It’s a house adorned with original art, […]Read more "Tour Managing for the First Time"
So we all know life isn’t exactly easy these days and jobs are going the way of the Black Rhino, but there are things we can do. They might not be the greatest ideas or yield the most results, but we can still do things, right? Well, I published a book of my writing. You […]Read more "Life on a Treadmill: The Collected Works of a Successful Failure"
There were two high-schoolers sitting right behind me—a guy and a girl. It was clearly a date, and the guy was trying way too hard to seem sophisticated. When the food came out he attempted to describe it as though he were an expert, but merely called it “rich” and “decadent” over and over. When […]Read more "Perfection"
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"