Manhunt Unabomber: Movie Review

Growing up in the 90’s, I remember hearing about the Unabomber, but I lacked any awareness of who Ted Kaczyinski was as a person or what motivated his crimes. If the Discovery Channel series Manhunt: Unabomber can be trusted, Ted Kaczyinski was a complicated genius who was a pretty good guy, other than the bombings…

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Life Without Social Media

It’s been 9 months since I deleted all my social media accounts. I chose to take a hiatus of undetermined length after realizing how much the desire to be seen a certain way online had permeated my day to day life. After going this long without it, I have found that there are very small…

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Restoration: Music Review

I’m pleased to be able to offer a review of the incredibly creative album Restoration: Reimagining the Songs of Elton John and Bernie Taupin. This is, of course, the Nashville edition of the two-part tribute album, the other half of which is Revamp, a pop-centered collection of Elton covers. As a life-long southerner and long-time…

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REVAMP: Music Review

I’ve been an Elton John fanatic for a long time (I think it goes without saying I’m also obsessed with Bernie Taupin), and for all of us super fans, this has been a year of mixed emotions. Hearing Elton announce his last tour was not totally unexpected, but he’d been doing shows for so long…

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I Want to Believe

I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of life on other planets. Growing up watching the X-Files, I think there is a generation of us who became mildly obsessed with the idea of extraterrestrial life. I don’t even know what I’d say my feelings on the issue are for certain. I have a lot of…

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Dreams

Do you ever remember your dreams? I’m one of those people who has vivid dreams more or less every night. In the morning, I wake up with images and recollections of my dreams that quickly take me back down the rabbit hole of the story. Even after my mind has acclimated to the day, I…

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