U2 fans (and people like me, who’ve become fans in the meantime) were spoiled with the release of their surprise 2014 album Songs of Innocence: it was dropped into our iTunes libraries with almost no warning, and if we wanted it we could keep it. I think that immediacy is what made the wait for their … More Songs of Experience
…and what I (selfishly) wish was included. I’d been wanting to see The Big Sick since it came out over the summer; I’ve liked Michael Showalter since I first saw Wet Hot American Summer, and I was interested in seeing what he could do as a director. I’ve also been aware of the film’s co-writer … More What The Big Sick got right about trauma
If you read my last post, you’ll know that I’ve been in a writing slump lately. I do still write pretty much every day, which I guess would mean I’ve been in more of a publishing/sharing slump. It’s not because I don’t have ideas anymore, obviously; I have plenty on my mind that needs to … More Creativity begets creativity.
I’ve been on a bit of a (half-coincidental, half-self imposed) hiatus lately. But when I remembered that this blog’s first birthday is in a few days, I was suddenly motivated to write again. Maybe this will get me back into my groove (or, I hope it will). A year is a long time, even though … More This blog is one year old!
I wanted to post about something light and fun this week, but there’s too much else on my mind. I like being aware of what’s going on in the world, I always have, but at times like this it can feel draining and disheartening to even look at my Twitter feed, let alone see the … More We can do so much better than this.