Monthly Archives: September 2015

Ride That Wave

It’s weird, starting to write daily about popular culture. In a hilarious twist, it’s taken something I normally consume regularly and without much thought but interest and pleasure and turned it into a kind of work. The “better get online … Continue reading

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I Know There’s Gonna Be Good Times

Jamie xx’s “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” is probably my single favorite track from this year. I was listening to this non-stop when it first came out on YouTube, along with “All Under One Roof Raving,” “Sleep Sound,” and … Continue reading

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So far, I’ve been pretty good about writing on this blog. I’m on a 28 post streak—this one will make 29. Each time I post, each day that goes by, the harder it is to break the streak. It’s hard … Continue reading

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The Courage of One’s Convictions

I must confess a failure. Earlier this week, the Future x Drake mixtape What A Time To Be Alive dropped, and I figured I’d review it. After listening, I wasn’t terribly impressed. So, I wrote a draft that reflected that sentiment. … Continue reading

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Intelligent and Eloquent

I’ve been reading Ta-Nehisi Coates for a while now, since a friend pointed me to an article he wrote about police brutality. I immediately started following him on Twitter and seeking out the articles he writes for The Atlantic. He’s … Continue reading

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  There’s a lot of star power here. Michael Lewis is a fantastic storyteller. Adam McKay is… a departure. The subject matter is important to all of us. But I don’t want to talk about any of that. I want … Continue reading

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Rock of Ages

The other night, we got talking about The Rock, because it is all that is good in this life and I really shouldn’t need to explain this to anyone. As it turned out, two of my friends who happen to be … Continue reading

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