Monthly Archives: January 2014

Captain Phillips and Global Consequences

When I first heard that Captain Phillips was going to be made, it should be known that I was taking a class titled “Micro-Issues in Relief and Development” and had chosen Somalia to be my country of study. I was … Continue reading

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Pop Cultural and Shallow Goals for 2014

Well we’re already half way through the first month of the new year, but we’re still at the point where it feels a bit weird to write 2014, so I argue that it is okay to write about resolutions for … Continue reading

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Reflecting On 2013 (Pop Culturally)

At the end of last year I made myself a list of pop culture and shallow goals to strive for in 2013, this is that list as well as my commentary on how I did. Listen to more jazz – … Continue reading

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Top 10 Podcasts of 2013

Earlier this year I made a list of podcasts meant to introduce beginners to what exists in the format. This here is now the third year I’ve listed my top podcasts and each year I’ve brought in a lot more … Continue reading

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Top 10 Albums of the Year

First, an alphabetized list of honorable mentions. Records I listened to and liked, but didn’t stick or didn’t feel complete to me. The top 10 (actually 11 as you’ll see) I simply liked better, which is how this thing works. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Songs of 2013

At last, the top 10 songs of the year! Check out past lists here: 75-51 50-31 30-21 20-11 And listen to all 75 songs on Spotify: 10. “Q.U.E.E.N.” by Janelle Monae feat. Erykah Badu – Contains what may be the … Continue reading

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Top 75 Songs of the Year (20-11)

Continued… Check out past lists here: 75-51 50-31 30-21 20. “Borrowed Time” by Parquet Courts – Upbeat and careless, perfect garage rock anthem. 19. “Damage” by Potty Mouth – The same could be said for this track as the one … Continue reading

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