The Line Between Guilt and Morality

I was flipping channels yesterday and happened to land on MTV True Life — shit I used to watch in high school for fun, ya know. It was about being addicted to exercise. One female was a recovering alcoholic and skipped AA meetings because she worked out for 5 hours per day, while another guy spent […]

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 […]

America: Revised

I wrote this piece almost (gasp) seven years ago, but it feels like it was written yesterday. Time flies when you write something dear to you and try to act out the message. This piece in particular discusses the messages laid out in prose by Jack Kerouac, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman — or, […]