There are those who want it all. I do not mean the ambitious and driven. I mean the ones who cry for freedom and then deride advice regarding taking individual responsibility. We see the political manifestations of freedom without responsibility in the speech of the populists and the policy initiatives of the right wing establishment. We . . . → Read More: The Art of Growing Up
One wine-drunken evening my suitemate Em convinced me to join OkCupid, and let me tell you, it’s a win-win of a website. The way I see it, there are two kinds of messages a girl can get. 1) Creeptastic. 2) Kind of charming. While the creeptastic ones keep you laughing, the kind of charming ones often . . . → Read More: First Date Soul Mate
If only I could live according to Ayn Rand’s ethics—I would spend more time intellectually stroking my ego and actually believing I came to where I am now, all on my own. If I was an objectivist I’d go on thinking I lived in a world without systematic poverty, elderly, children, and those born lame and . . . → Read More: Death and Taxes
Just kidding, valentines aren’t for suckers. Valentines are for uber-religious or the commercial sickest… just kidding again, Valentine’s is “just a day, like any other day”. And this time, no joke.
But while my corner ice cream spot has transformed into the most red and pink heart-tastic showcase on the street, I want to listen to good, lovey . . . → Read More: Happy Valentine’s Day – Music for Any Kind of Valentine!
Forget Black Friday, the things I want won’t be found in Wal-Mart with the crowds and the crazies. And why not you ask? Well, simply because the things I want are weird.
First example, Morrissey candle, sold by Occulter, a curated project in retail by Black Sheep & Prodigal Sons. They are now selling . . . → Read More: All I Want For Christmas – Pt. 1
I’ve been going through the We Are the 99 Percent tumblr, and it’s incredibly inspiring, and humbling. So many people are grateful for what they have, they are even grateful for the privilege to protest their government. Thankful as they are for life’s little gifts, they are still standing up for something: An idea . . . → Read More: 99%’ers
I don’t know about you guys, but I pretty much consider all of October to be the month of Halloween. I want to watch scary stuff, gorge on candy, and watch some more scary stuff. The thrill of roller coasters faded for me years ago, and taking it’s place was fear of afterlifey, spooky, . . . → Read More: Month of Halloween – Celebrity Ghost Stories
As emoticons and references to Apple products run rampant, all of technology is firing up it’s synapses with the news of Steve Jobs’ death. It’s intense to lose someone who had such an incredible impact on so many people through products he created. All I can do is quote him, and show the ad . . . → Read More: Here’s to the Crazy Ones (Steve Jobs)