It’s often those little things

Heat. I missed that word. With the length of the cold wave that struck the Carolinas recently, I almost forgot the meaning of that word. But everything changed today. Today, after days and days, it was finally warm enough to walk outside without turning into frozen carbon-based treat. So, like the giddy four year old…

Our Personal Improv Comedy Show

For the first 19 years of my life, I had been woefully ignorant of the brilliance that is “Singing In the Rain”. That movie is seriously fantastic and if you haven’t watched it yet. DO IT. NAO. One of my favorite scenes is the “Make ‘Em Laugh” sequence–of note is a line in the beginning: …

When You Compare Yourself To Others, You Just Might Grow

It’s the single piece of advice I give most often. After hearing my girlfriend’s speech on self-comparison and individuality, her use of a line from Max Erhman’s Desiderata resonated with me: If you compare yourself to others, you may become vain or bitter. For always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself. This…

The Problem with Fedora Culture

This: Is Frank Sinatra. He is wearing a fedora properly. Back in high school, the majority of my experiences with fedoras was that they were hats to be worn with a suit in very specific situations. Like any other accessories, they suit some better than others. As for those people, there’s a name for them:…