I'll come right out and say it. I've been incredibly frustrated by the narrative surrounding Jon Ossoff's loss to Karen Handel in the June 20th special election for Tom Price's vacated seat in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Ossoff lost to Handel by 3.8% of the vote – a larger margin than many were anticipating. This … Continue reading Georgia Six: As Losses Pile Up, Why Losing is Still Winning for Dems
At 23 I packed up and moved to New York City to chase my dream of being on Broadway. Since I was a freshman in high school, that was always the plan. I didn't really think about any other eventuality BUT Broadway, fame and fortune. I'll skip to the punch line, that you've probably already … Continue reading And Something Else Happened Instead
Brace yourselves. I actually think the rise of Donald Trump is going to end up being a net-positive for this country. I know I know, WHAT!? How could I say that?? He's literally all the terrible things about this country wrapped up into one shining beacon of hate! But think about it... you can't fix … Continue reading Thank You, Donald Trump.
I've been a fan of Andrew McMahon - the driving force behind the bands Something Corporate, Jack's Mannequin and now Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, since 2002 when SC's first big album came out. If you didn't already know, Something Corporate was just the MOST cliche So Cal emo pop-punk band ever. But for me … Continue reading Something Wild
My friend Lee. What is there to say. He's a genius. He came over today to hang out, eat pizza, keep me company while I'm bored out of my mind healing from a broken leg. As he was leaving, we started geeking out about all these amazing ideas that we have, and I said something … Continue reading One Step at a Time. No, but Seriously…
Two and a half weeks ago, I broke my leg. My left fibula to be precise. I did it while climbing a V2 warmup route on a beach in Hawaii. If there's a place to break your leg, it's on a beach in Hawaii. There's no more beautiful spot to ruin your day. It's pretty frustrating … Continue reading Healing is a Universal Truth
I wrote this four years ago, hard to believe it's now been 15 years: "Always bizarre to be in NYC on this day. I remember 11 years ago more vividly than probably any other event in my life. It's hard for me not to think, though, that with the way things have gone in the … Continue reading A Day to Reflect
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