In an English class I took a few years back, my professor spoke about Gertrude Stein and Dashiell Hammett. Both are among the most famous American literary writers - I am not sure if those adjective can be used together anymore without some irony. These two write vastly different works - Stein is a poet … Continue reading Gertrude Stein and Dashiell Hammett
I've been quite busy with a summer course and a longer piece I'm working on for the blog so that's why I haven't posted in a while. But, I have also been writing for a magazine on campus, and about rap to boot. I recently wrote an article about Pusha T and A$AP Rocky's recently … Continue reading Art Critic in Training cont.
Anthony Bourdain's death hit me harder than a celebrity's has ever before. In recent years, if you don't remember, the world has lost singers, actors, writers, comedians - many many people. In other words, my adolescence has seen countless famous people die in countless ways. It was not until Bourdain's death though that I truly … Continue reading RIP AB
I've been thinking a lot recently about what people do to themselves in pursuit of their goals. About how many interact with their 'self' and how they interact with those around them. A large part of having goals is being as good to your 'self' as the 'self' of the people around you. It is … Continue reading Self vs Self
I wrote this poem in 2nd year, or 3rd, can't really remember. I have had a busy week of boring activities, so I didn't really know what to write about. Plus, I was going through this old word doc I have called 'Memoranda During the School-Year' which was basically my journal/diary from the middle of … Continue reading Little Man Rock
In Ontario, we have an election coming up. On June 7th, we will elect a new premier - the person who runs our provincial government headquartered at Queen's Park in downtown Toronto. I am going to vote for the NDP but I have always been a fan of the current Premier Kathleen Wynne - I … Continue reading Wynne Wynne
I am quite new to writing, I've only been doing it for really a year now. Seriously anyways. Before, it was a hobby or at least something I kept secret. It made it easier, lessened the anxiety of the whole endeavour because no one asked me about writing. But now I'm a writer and there's … Continue reading Writing For Food