If you are unfamiliar with the sharp rise and steep decline of angry American rap/rock of the late 90s/early 00s, I simultaneously am in awe of, and feel sorry for, you. It was a weird time: people dressed in velour tracksuits, bright pink newsboy caps, and a lot of denim, and also the word "terrorism"… Continue reading What's Fred Durst Up To These Days?
So I'm forgoing Vacancy for another week because moving has been a bit more overwhelming than I expected, and I'm still trying to get prepped for NaNo properly before November hits. I'm confident I can release Vacancy during NaNo, but right now it's a crap shoot. I do have my kitchen mostly organized though, and… Continue reading Blogoween Day 29 – Halloween Playlist
So big fail yesterday, I actually completely FORGOT to post, I don't know how, but by the time I remembered, it was too late, SO I'm hoping to get out a bonus post at some point this weekend. But for today, a quick musical interlude. A dude I love has released a new song just… Continue reading Blogoween Day 27 – An Interlude
It's almost October Time to get crunked on pumpkin spice It's hard to overstate my jubilation Blogoween's coming Hang up your skulls and frickin bats Raise a cup of virgin blood And party with the undead From their year-long slumber hungry ghouls will awake Fend them off with funk-of-forty-thousand-year cake Get your spookiess on Get… Continue reading Blogoween Day 0 – It’s Almost October
Episode 1.15 - Turn Around Vacancy is an ongoing web serial. Find out more about it and start reading or listening here. Vacancy’s Theme is “Planet Bullspit” by Corey Major So I'm finally back on track with the podcast. It took me so long to get this out for two reasons 1) I am a lazy fuck,… Continue reading Podcast: Vacancy 1.15 -Turn Around
Sometimes, because the human brain is imperfect and possibly glitchy due to some kinks in the simulation, we get songs stuck in our heads. And some of those sometimes, we get not a whole song, but a snippet of a song stuck on repeat indeed like a broken record. And even fewer times than all… Continue reading A Short Story About Misplaced Nostalgia
During Camp NaNo, I used a number of tools while I wrote. These aren't necessarily the great works of art that inspire you to go forth and create your own prose, they're more of the pen and paper variety, but you're not writing anything without the utensils, okay? Ambiance I'm a pretty big fan of… Continue reading The Tools I Used To Win Camp NaNo
Yes. Oh, you wanted a whole post about this? I don't know if I can manage that, but how about a top ten reasons list? Wait, you're sick of numbered lists? Bullet points it is! Here's why Third Eye Blind's "Semi Charmed Life" is the best pop song ever written. You know this song, at… Continue reading Is “Semi-Charmed Life” The Best Pop Song Ever Written?
I've got this top five albums that I carry around in my heart. They aren't necessarily my top five desert island albums or the top five albums I think are the pinnacle of what music should be. These are if, say, I needed to explain to someone how the fuck I got this way without… Continue reading Defining Albums
In Billy Joel's Master Class, he tells the story of explaining to his young daughter what death is. He told her that people never really die, they never really go away. Instead, when you die you go into other people's hearts, and they take you on their journeys. In this way, no one ever really… Continue reading Eulogy