Failure

“Fear of failure is one attitude that will keep you at the same point in your life” -Byron Pulsifer

Immediacy & Intimacy (a think-piece)

So I decided to start using Tinder the other week with no incentive whatsoever rather than to talk to new girls (and troll every now & then). I have no shame in using it because it offers a low-cost punishment: either they didn’t like you, or they liked you but you failed to choose the…

2016 Top Albums List (half-year top 10)

At the top of this year I published a year end wrap-up series and of that five part series one post contained a list of my favorite albums that came out in 2015. I have decided that I want to continue this tradition and make a list for this year, though we are only half-way…

Healing America’s wounds

How do we fix a system that was never broken to begin with? Most may disagree with this statement but what is sad is that some feel like the system is doing everything it was designed to do, and in a way that is true. The other night Orlando’s premier gay night club, Pulse, was…

We’re All Useless [a thinkpiece]

The other night my roommate made a subtle but profound statement about life.He said, “There is so much useless information in the world that makes it hard to find the information that’s actually useful.” This quote arose from a brief conversation about the internet, and how it is the greatest invention of man but also…

Stacey Dash, Macklemore, & The Black Ego Theory

These names have been the forefront of racial commentary in the social media sphere. Stacey Dash recently took her questionable comments to camera after being asked about the #OscarsSoWhite movement, suggesting we should get rid of the BET Network as well as Black History Month. And then hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with the…

DJ Khaled: Inspiring or Poisoning the Youth?

Hip-Hop entrepreneur and alleged DJ, DJ Khaled, has been featured heavily in the mainstream media recently as his self-promotion has reached incredible heights. How could his relevance become so dramatically renewed? Snapchat, of course. It was Christmas day, after I had been seeing a litter of phrases and mantras dispersing among social media, I became…