Category Archives: Films

Final Post: New Album, New Places, and A Big, Big Thank You!

Dear Reader, Well, this is it. It feels strange to say goodbye, but it seems like now is the right time. For those who have been following for a while, you can probably tell that this website has been going in a different direction lately. When I first started writing in July of 2012, I… Continue Reading

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Why Do You Make The Art You Do?

Dear Reader, I’m going to preface this by saying that I will try my best to not make this all about me. It seems like my last few posts have been focused entirely on my recent musical endeavors. And I suppose that’s okay because (a) this is a blog and (b) I’m an unsigned indie… Continue Reading

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Am I Supposed To Announce This? Part Two

Dear Reader, Long version: Once again, I am coming at you with another blog post where I have no idea if anything I am about to write has any sort of interest for anyone. I first wrote one of these posts when I had just completed the writing of my album. It didn’t feel like… Continue Reading

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Free Promotion Post–Share Your Work Here!

Dear Reader, So, as some of you may know, the great blogger Opinionated Man (OM for short) has decided to end his blog HarsH ReaLiTy. The decision to stop posting came a few weeks ago, but I suppose I was holding on to the hope that he would change his mind and come back. Sadly, four… Continue Reading

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(Trying To) Fly with the Twitter Birds: What Do You Tweet About?

Dear Reader, So, back in the stone ages (meaning January 2013), I got an account on Twitter. At the time, it was more of an experiment. I was an avid reader of Joyce Carol Oates and Steve Martin (among other twitter users) and I liked the challenge of trying to write interesting and thought-provoking material… Continue Reading

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For All Struggling Artists: Remember the Long Ones

Dear Reader, About a week ago, I was listening to an interview with a musician who was talking about how the greatest works in their catalog were written quickly and effortlessly. As a (slow) writer, I really hate hearing things like this. Yes, I’m really happy for anyone who is able to make a masterpiece… Continue Reading

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Almost There: 5 Reasons Why Every Writer Should Listen to Elliott Smith’s Unreleased Music

Dear Reader, I always feel slightly weird, and guilty, listening to an artist’s unreleased work. On one hand, if I like an artist, I get an overwhelming need to immerse myself in all of their music. On the other hand, as an artist myself, I completely understand why someone would not want to release something,… Continue Reading

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Creative Blogger Award

          Dear Reader, I was recently nominated for the Creative Blogger Award by Mundanevision. I was surprised, and grateful, for this nomination. The great thing about this award is that it allows nominees to pass the torch to other bloggers. Below are my nominees for the Creative Blogger Award: LiteraryFuzz Pulling… Continue Reading

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Why Madonna Is (Still) Ahead of Her Time

Dear Reader, You’ve probably seen or heard about it by now. At the most recent Brit Awards, a little-known singer named Madonna gave the night’s closing performance. Less than thirty seconds after she began singing, Madonna was dragged down a flight of stairs due to a cape malfunction. And of course, because this is the… Continue Reading

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“But They Seemed So Happy”: Robin Williams and the Myth of Visible Depression

Dear Reader, When I think of Robin Williams, I think of his amazing energy, his ability to captivate audiences with every gesture, and his tremendous body of work. This is partly why it was so shocking to learn that Mr. Williams passed away on Monday as a result of hanging himself. After hearing the news,… Continue Reading

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