Off to War We Go?

There are causes worth dying for, but none worth killing for. – Albert Camus Update: As of 3:30 pm PT, the House of Commons in Britain has voted down the motion to authorize military intervention in Syria. As the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan wind down, we somehow have found ourselves (potentially) in the middle of […]

The 2013 VMAs

This year’s Video Music Awards is one that will forever be historic in my heart. And there is one reason why: Justin Timberlake. And *NSync. So make that two reasons. Yes, the show started off with Lady Guh-ga’s performance of Applause, and then the entire audience – in the Barclays Center and those watching from […]

Sister, Sister

For my sister who is leaving for Italy in a couple of days. I’ll be seeing you by the end of this year, sis. Until then, I’ll be missing you. I was three years old when you arrived. I still remember sitting in that oversized, itchy fabric blue chair in the hospital, holding you. Wrapped […]

There’s No Beauty in the Breakdown

Your voice was overbearing, like a thousand waves crashing down upon me. I couldn’t breathe. I couldn’t stand to hear the words you were saying. The pain in my heart and my stomach – it filled me up, and the only way to let it all go was to cry. To sob. It’s amazing the […]

Aaron Sorkin is a Genius

The West Wing, Moneyball, The Newsroom., just to name a few. These aforementioned pieces are the works of screenwriter/producer/playwright Aaron Sorkin. Sorkin’s passion for creating smart and witty scripts has made me a fan of his, and my current obsession with The Newsroom can only lead me to believe one thing: Aaron Sorkin is a […]