Individual > Sum of the Parts

I think in the grand scheme of things, people are just afraid to find themselves without the help of someone else. That goes beyond religion, or sexual orientation, or what society encourages us to do. The ability for humans to stray from the pack and act as an individual is a proponent of the culture […]

Less Is More

“You can’t keep asking for more of certain things, you know? One of the keys to life is having a sense of proportion, knowing how long to sit at a restaurant after you’ve eaten, or how long you should go on vacation – if you go to Hawaii for a month on vacation, I guarantee […]

Celebrate A Life Once Had

This post seems especially fitting considering the news I have just heard (which I will hopefully discuss soon, to a degree). Human beings look at death as a dreary occasion, one that has many downsides and no upsides. Yes, death is sad because it is just so final. Tons of memories abound from seemingly nowhere, […]

The Curiosity Of Death

“I have lived more of my life than is to come: That is an interesting place for an artist – more interesting than writing about your first girlfriend. It is kind of serious. . . In our sixties, how do we face this imponderable idea that we are not going to exist anymore? We make art. […]

Amazing Advice From A Cartoon King

Bill Watterson (of Calvin and Hobbes fame) gave a keynote address in 1990, at the school in which he graduated: Kenyon College. He talks about what it means to really, truly love something you do in life. He said that a “real job” is a job you hate because, well, you do it for reasons other […]

Cerebral Residue

But that feeling, when life is slipping from your grasp. Maybe because it was never that thunderous, at all. What will do when that happens? You know what you should do? I do. You take the fucking wheel. It’s your ride now, And it always was. The only difference is that you have the keys. […]