Lessons from Age 26

Once you reach 23, you start to realize that childhood dreams are really a concept you either find terribly hilarious or extremely ironic. Child-like reasons like “I want to be a veterinarian because I love animals” turn into “Wait, I’m not actually smart enough of dedicated enough to go through Vet school.”  When I was in …

The Revolution of Teen Angst into the Neo Metalcore Culture of Today

Take our definition of a difficult life and the worst days of our lives and add ten years. The former angsty teenagers of 2008 have grown into the working class of today. The venues that were once filled with Sharpie-drawn Xs are now scattered with tattoo-clad adults, all with a beer in hand and cigarettes …

The Virtual Connection: Our Harmful and Helpful Connection to Influencers (The Return of Eugenia Cooney)

YouTuber Shane Dawson released a new docu-series on his YouTube channel. While the topic he dove into may be a mystery for the newer viewers, those of us who were integrated into the vlogging and blogging community earlier in life are mildly familiar or at least familiar with the person Shane had in this new …