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What’s it like having a low social batteryRead more "Having a Low Social Battery"
Today is my last day in Spain, and I spent it reading in a café, eating tapas, and walking on the along the shoreline in Malaga skipping stones across the surface of the water. I find myself inexplicably drawn to write a blog post about it. Not about the skipping stones part, but about my […]Read more "As the Night Comes to an End"
It is 2:26 in the morning as I lay in my bed adjacent to the room I spent all of middle school and high school in. It’s my brothers room now, so sometimes the room I sleep in feels like a foreign place. The sound of our basement tenant speaking on the phone clashes with […]Read more "Burying the Hatchet"
Gook was an amazing film. An exceptional film. A film that brought tears to my eyes. Okay, to be honest, I cry very easily to on screen tragedy. But that means it was done well. Spoilers ahead, so please be wary before reading forward. Gook wonderfully expresses the Korean-American experience during the famous LA riots […]Read more "My Review of Gook"
Some years ago, the founding fathers gathered to create the bill of rights. Well, it was mainly Madison who wrote them, but it was agreed upon by the other representatives. Among these inalienable rights was the right of all people – or whoever counts as “people” – to “the freedom of speech … [and] press.” […]Read more "Cowering Behind the Mantle of “Free Speech”"
Everyone knows that the real world is pretty frightening. With all the crazies, massive debt, rising living costs, chances to die, lack of a competent government, amongst others, who wants to acknowledge that this place sucks? Doesn’t living in your own fantasy sound so much better than being pragmatic and changing the issues that concern […]Read more "A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Live in Your Own Head"