Buzzwords of Inconsequence

Buzzwords of Inconsequence

Imagine, for a moment, David Foster Wallace sitting on a stage, reading a contemporary job posting. Just think about it: the buzzwords, the multi-hyphenates-to-nowhere, the deep-seated confusion on his face as he comes to the phrase “primary core stakeholders.” Just off-stage, Jack Kerouac and Henry Miller are half a pint from blackout. Ayn Rand fashions a shank from the leg of a table. Sylvia Plath asks where the kitchen is.

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Travel. Alone. Now.

Travel. Alone. Now.

You haven’t even scratched the surface of whoever the hell you are until you’re shivering in a Dutch train station at four in the morning or burying your shit-covered britches beneath a tree and a billion indifferent stars in Moab, Utah while you apologize to the ghost of Teddy Roosevelt and the entire National Park Service.

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Self-Portraits No. 1-8

Self-Portraits No. 1-8

After some serious reflection, I've decided to release a small number of the self-portraits that I've secretly shot in recent years. Please be respectful.

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Always Take the Stairs

Always Take the Stairs

An elevator is a stainless steel black hole of human interaction. Even the strongest interpersonal skills are rendered utterly useless the moment you cross the threshold, turn 180 degrees, and wait for the chime announcing another rider for you to greet with pursed lips and the vacant eyes of the psychopath you became two floors ago. 

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The Rattlesnake of Time and Met Expectations

The Rattlesnake of Time and Met Expectations

You’ve met a gorgeous person who can carry on a conversation without coming across as a full blown racist or confiding that the moon landing was faked and surely nobody else has ever experienced such a phenomenon, so you casually resolve to sit the whole human race on your knee one day and tell them what it was like when The First Boy met The First Girl.

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