I was walking my dog down a quiet residential street the other day when I saw one of these signs propped up on somebody’s front lawn. I wanted to burn their house down. Not only because the parents were self-righteous enough to preemptively scold every passing driver, but also because their house was at the end of a cul-de-sac. No cars pass this house. Ever. … Continue reading “Drive like your kids live here.” Nah.
I sometimes regret majoring in English. I wish I didn’t, but I do. I should’ve seen it coming:the Forbes posts about the ten worst college major, the comments from my engineering roommate about how he was surprised how much time I spent at the library, the anonymous internet commenters telling wide-eyed liberal arts majors to get a grip on reality. And though I scoffed at … Continue reading Real talk: College majors
This is a new segment on the blog, an exploration of my late middle school, early high school musical tastes. In this segment we’ll be asking a few questions: What is it about? Why did I like it? And does it hold up over time? To get these songs I’m using my home desktop which I used between 2008-2012. The first song we’re going to … Continue reading My 8th grade iPod: Iris
My screenname was W3bG3m20, because I was a baseball player. When I hit enter, my message was sent with the crack of a bat. I was cut from the freshman baseball team but damn that name was fresh. I kept my hoes in rotation. There was the girl in my class who I constantly hit with the “This geometry homework sucks,” convinced that our … Continue reading I miss AIM
I’m making a pledge this summer. If you post a photo of yourself on the beach, I won’t like it on any form of social media. I don’t care if you have the body of Emily Ratajkowski. Can we please, please eliminate this trend of posting a photo to Instagram EVERY SINGLE TIME you go to the beach? I get it. You like the beach. … Continue reading Can we ban beach photos?
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