This is an informal record of my past and current professions. Think of it as an exposé. The good, the bad, and the ugly of teen employment. Making a Living: A Cautionary Tale. Everything you didn’t know and didn’t care to know about the hustle and grind.
Continue reading A Series of Unfortunate Employments
What behavior constitutes edgy? Having a choker necklace and a belly button ring with marked up gym shoes? Or being an aggressive shut-in with artistic tendencies? Or just being really obnoxious? If it’s all or any of those three, every and any “edgy” person is just a replica of three notable female teen stars.
Continue reading No Edge
What would the editors of this blog be if not obsessed with mentioning how much we love all-things Chicago? New Yorkers, probably. For fellow Chicagoans coming along for the ride, this post is 50% about Steve Bartman. For un-fellow foreigners joining us, you must be thinking: “Great, I love Resevoir Dogs”.
Okay, okay, as much as I would love to write an exposé, or whatever, on the internet’s tendency to obsess over something to the point of utter meme-ery, I chose to further my accomplishing of what I was placed on this world to do: make insane comparisons between two relatively low-level pop culture institutions. And today I serve to you a complicated version of the childhood meme: What came first the chicken or the egg, or, what came first the fiction or the reality, OR, Grounded for Life S1:E10 VS. the Steve Bartman incident.
Here I must disclaim: Bear with me if you hate watching baseball (but are “ok” with the idea of it) and love underrated sitcoms.
Continue reading Fan Interference