Why we need obsessions

I’ll be the first to admit that “hardship” to me is so mild compared to what a lot people have experienced. I had a happy childhood and continue to have a wonderful family, close friends, and a steady job. But everyone’s entitled to feel sad every once in a while. Or stressed. Or pissed off. I think it’sContinue reading “Why we need obsessions”

George Harrison Week is my favorite week

A hearty salute to Conan for introducing George Harrison Week to the people (how wasn’t this a thing before?). It’s basically been a whole week of musical tributes to George, in celebration of the new Apple Years box set. I can’t believe that this is one of the few times I’ve had access to cable and I didn’t watchContinue reading “George Harrison Week is my favorite week”

When Starship Captains Tweet (and other Internet adventures)

Disclaimer: I never wanted to write a blog post about Twitter. It just kind of happened, after I realized there were some real “tweet gems” out there, many of which come from my favorite famous people. End disclaimer. Sometimes (read: most of the time) I feel like the Internet is just one big timesuck. People are spending allContinue reading “When Starship Captains Tweet (and other Internet adventures)”

Rockstars and Cats, Vol. 1: Freddie Mercury

Ok you guys, this was going to be a more meaningful post (or at least more varied), but I rescinded all other ideas I had for Freddie Mercury’s birthday post once I found out how much of a crazy cat lady he was. As a result, here is a tribute to Freddie and his cats.Continue reading “Rockstars and Cats, Vol. 1: Freddie Mercury”