fear and loathing in las vegas

Fear and Loathing reads to me like the most extreme, and probably effective, anti-drug PSA I’ve ever read. The problem is, I know that if I had come across this seven years ago, I would’ve thought this was the manifesto for living. Back when I was a professional writer, this life of jumping from destructive […]

i started skateboarding.

I bought a skateboard last week. Let’s talk about how this all got started… Quarantine has been a really interesting time to think about the life we want to live afterwards. I’ve been getting a lot of takeout from my local spots, and since that’s the only times I’m outside all week, these sessions feel […]

my new workout routine in quarantine

Right before quarantine started, I had just started going to my (free, at work) gym three times a week. I started doing /r/bodyweightfitness’s recommended routine. This was pretty good. I relied heavily on the TRX suspension system in order to do assisted push-ups, pull-ups, and rows, though. As we moved into lockdown, I thought it […]

get a financial life

All personal finance books are bad. This one is written with clearer language than most, and it gives some direction. But, it still gives too much. It still doesn’t grab me by the horns and say to DO THIS. It’s got some good explanations that helped me, so it was worth a read. But, if […]

favorite song of 2015

I love Himesh Reshammiya. I was a baby when the glory days of the Hello Brother and Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge soundtracks came out. I was a kid when the chart-topping brilliance of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa and Afsana Bana Ke came out. People have underestimated his newer work, but his compositions are still brilliant and […]