much farther to go

January 13, 2010


welcome back, me. since my last post, stuff has happened. to be more exact, lots of stuff has happened. not too much stuff, but a lot. I’ll get around to that in a later post. I’ve never been one to make new year’s resolutions. well, that’s not entirely true. I made a set of resolutions […]

FAQs (cont’d)

August 5, 2009


Q: [after a haircut] Do you brush your hair? It doesn’t look like you do. Maybe that’s why you don’t have a wife. Don’t you want to date? Don’t you want a son? A: [squelch tears, weakly smile, wait til I get home to throw myself onto my bed and listen to savage garden on […]

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August 2, 2009


as unpredictable and erratic as individual children between the ages of 6 and 12 can be, as a whole, they are amazingly consistent. somehow, they all prescribe to the same sense of fairness (i.e. things must be made fair when it affects me negatively and damn you to playground hell otherwise), hold the same loathing […]

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a foretaste

July 19, 2009


Derek Webb – American Flag Umbrella I’m building a house on the limb I need something that could stop a war but I’m going to sit on all sides by extremists with eyes on my heart, so I lied to everyone and I’ve lied to so many lovers and I’ve gotten away with it, too but […]

Posted in: jesus, music


May 2, 2009


once in a while, i’ll become more or less fixated on an image. when some particular imagery burrows itself into my mind, my thoughts become tethered to it. I try to find real-life, tangible replications of the image and, if I don’t see it, I find it in more abstract representations. right now, the image […]

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…and forgetting their names

April 22, 2009


from the “about this video” section on the TED talk website: “Chris Abani tells stories of people: People standing up to soldiers. People being compassionate. People being human and reclaiming their humanity.” the spectrum of emotions through which his speech takes you is rivaled only by the depths of humanity he explores. he touches on […]

lent and me

February 28, 2009


Am I really all the things that are outside of me? Would I complete myself without the things I like around? these are the first two official lines of a song called “taste” from animal collective’s latest album, merriweather post pavilion. my overarching thought about this widely praised album is basically that it’s as musically […]