Plays of the Year

These happened during sporting events I watched live. I’m not worried about plays I only saw during replays. So sorry for soccer fans who desperately wanted to see a goal. Lucky for you hockey fans out there I actually watched Game 6 of the Stanley Cup, and actually appreciate that fantastic ending. Here are my…

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100 things to do in 2014

I don’t know why I am awake. It’s 3:03 a.m. on December 31. I have to wake up in five hours. But here I am, listening to the Chvrches album for the 20th time. I’ve been thinking about writing this blog post titled “100 things to do in 2014” for about five minutes now. I…

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Top-10 albums of 2013

What a banner year for music. Even though most of the Grammy nominations sucked, the music of 2013 has been fantastic. I’ll try and do my best to give you the top-10 albums from 2013, but let’s be real. These are MY favorite albums from 2013. Any album I listened to this year was eligible…

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Not All Who Wander Are Lost

Opinion Writing No. 6  My sister told me a quote a couple years ago. I had recently finished freshman year of college, and it had been a tough year. My classes had been fine and I met some great people, but my friend from high school had died and I had a very confusing relationship…

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The Killers

You know The Killers. Fans from all musical genres know Mr. Brightside and When You Were Young. It’s been nine years since The Killers’ “Hot Fuss” debut album, and on November 11 they released a “Direct Hits” album. It’s a 15-track album with three deluxe edition bonus tracks, including the original demo of Mr. Brightside.…

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