Category media

To Mac, and the rest of us.

The last few days I’ve listened to Mac Miller’s final album ‘Swimming’ something like 20 times. When I’m not listening to it, I’m still feeling it. The sounds layered under the most mundane of tasks to the darkest corners my mind can go on the last train home. Mac Miller was an addict. The word itself […]

Before I sink // Ear down to the ground

Over the last 28 years I have seen hundreds of bands. Music has always been a dear friend to me and from a young age the majority of my spending money has been spent on paying my respects in person.  I’ve gone to shows with friends, with my sisters, with my boyfriends, with my cousins, […]

An Unlikely Superhero

‘Yes, I am a woman. People look at me differently. They see me as this macho male. But my heart and my soul and everything that I do in life, what is part of me is feminine. It is who I am. I was not genetically born that way. I have all the male parts. […]

The Fault in Ourselves

The Fault in Ourselves. We are always looking up at the stars. Staring out into the infinite abyss for answers to things that follow us on earth. We’re always wishing. As we grow older, our hearts fill with constant forms of hope or dread, alternating between being sure of what we have and the fear […]

Oops We Did it Again (and we should stop)

 “Better go get that pregnancy test after all that grinding!” – Today Show reporter & comedian Kevin Hart “I think that was really, really disturbing. That young lady who is 20, is obviously deeply troubled, deeply disturbed, clearly has confidence issues, probably eating disorder and I don’t think anybody should have put her on stage. That […]

Face on the Milk Carton

Rolling Stone is an American magazine published every two weeks and focused on music, politics, and popular culture. Fuck you, Rolling Stone.  It may seem ignorant without having turned the page, but the purpose of this rant has nothing to do with the reasons behind Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother’s horrific attack on April 15th, […]

But I am not the only one.

When something like what occurred today happens, it is not easy to reflect. Where do you start? Three people who woke up this morning won’t have the privilege of doing so tomorrow.  One of those people was 8 years old. In your head you start to try and imagine what it would feel like if […]