Since this is a blog focusing on depression, I’d like to write about something today that really depresses me – listening to music on the radio.… Read More


If you can dream it, you can achieve it… It sounds really nice, doesn’t it? Makes you just want to jump up and seize the day. It’s inspiring, optimistic, and hopeful. It’s also not true. Look, I hate to be the one who spoils this for you, but not all dreams come true. They just… Read More


From the day I first heard Edward Van Halen playing the opening notes of the song “5150” out of a 15-inch speaker in my best friend Michael Bell’s bedroom during my junior year of high school, I have been hooked on “hard”music. I like big, loud, electric guitars, driving bass lines, and drummers who make… Read More


If you’ve ever noticed me occasionally dropping references to Van Halen in this blog, there’s a reason for that. At one point in my life, I actually owned every VH album that had been made up to that point. In fact, the only ones I never owned were┬áIII (because it was dreadful), Greatest Hits Vol.… Read More


Four years ago, thank to Dan Gilbert and LeBron James, we all found out what Comic Sans font looked like. Shortly after “The Decision” was made by James to leave the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers to go the Miami Heat via free agency, Gilbert fired off one of the most bizarre hissy-fit letters in the history… Read More