New Year, Same Me. Hello, 2017!

Ah, the mandatory New Year’s post. It’s always fun to write these, thinking you’ll achieve every single goal you jot down in early January. Then in December, when you look back at them, things turned out extremely different. It can be a heartbreaker, or an eye-opener—depending…

Applying Punk Rock Ethos to Writing

Regardless of your personal taste in music, one cannot help but be impressed by the DIY and get-it-done nature of the punk rock scene. It’s incredibly powerful and inspiring to see a group of individuals band together and make their art come to life.  More often…

Growing Up in the Nineties – Part 2

In part one I looked back at television, music and video gaming in the nineties. We laughed, we cried and we refused to accept nineties fashion as a dark period in humanity’s history. Now, it’s time to reminisce over another three key entertainment areas from the noughties:…

Growing Up in the Nineties – Part 1

Since Throwback Thursday has become such a passé thing on social media, I’ve decided to take it one step further and look back at an entire era. Yes, I’m talking about the greatest era of humanity. The time when the SEGA Genesis, X-Men: The Animated Series…