Currently Reading: After the Quake by Haruki Murakami

WARNING: SPOILERS I thought I would begin posting short reflections on what I am currently reading since I have extra time this summer to focus on my blog. I am thinking that I will do one of these posts once a week, since I have an ever shuffling stack of books that I am always… Continue reading Currently Reading: After the Quake by Haruki Murakami

Hemlock Grove: Netflix Series and Novel

WARNING: CONTAINS SOME SPOILERS I am a big fan of the Hemlock Grove series that was featured by Netflix from 2013-2015. After starting the first season I was instantly pulled into this strange horror/suspense series and shortly after I decided to read the novel (Hemlock Grove) that the Netflix series was based on by Brian… Continue reading Hemlock Grove: Netflix Series and Novel

Notebook Excerpts #3 (April 2017)

Here are some excerpts from my April 2017 notebook! key: pieces are separated by a '+'   How I bled. Let it fall down, marble the cold sky. And the clouds are fat. FAT. in the meat of the sky. What are the words that break each other up and out, down and inside it… Continue reading Notebook Excerpts #3 (April 2017)

End of the Month Reflection

Hello readers! This is just an end of the month post reflecting on what I've done and what I plan to do with my blog. Firstly, I have made progress in posting 'Free Hand' poems and a few short stories as well as a 'Fight Club' reflection and 'T2' reflection. I am glad that I have… Continue reading End of the Month Reflection

Opioid/Heroin Addiction in Utah

I know this isn't related to my categories Film, Music, Art for reflections but because I find this relevant to SLC, UT (where I live) and kind of mind-blowing, I've including this small reflection on Opioid/Heroin Addiction and Overdose related deaths in Utah. I recently did a project for one of my classes in which… Continue reading Opioid/Heroin Addiction in Utah

Books I Love: Beautiful City of the Dead

'Books I love' is a sub part of my 'Book Lists' posts. It is a post that contains a review/reflection of one specific book that I have read.   (picture source: amazon.com) Beautiful City of the Dead by Leander Watts (a.k.a. Th. Metzger) is a young adult novel about a girl named Zee in a band… Continue reading Books I Love: Beautiful City of the Dead

Fight Club: Reflection #1

Hello Readers! I have debated on doing a reflection on Fight Club (1999) for a while now. I know I could analyze and critique hundreds of points in this film but have decided to do a small reflection on Tyler Durden's Philosophy of Life for today. I found this short snippet labeled with this title (Philosophy of Life) on… Continue reading Fight Club: Reflection #1

ANNOUNCEMENT: working on a reflection for T2!

In response to my first post Returning to Trainspotting: The Release of T2 I am working on a reflection of T2 which I did go and see a couple days ago. All I can say right now is, heart-wrenching.  I hope to have the reflection polished, done and posted within the next few days. It will… Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: working on a reflection for T2!

Nine Inch Nails: Soundtrack to a Life I’ve Never Lived

Among the countless bands that I listen to there is not a single one that can compare to Nine Inch Nails. Founded by Trent Reznor in the late 1980's (wiki) who has outlasted so many of his contemporaries. NIN (latter 'N' should be reversed) and other bands/projects by/with Reznor have a heart of their own, beating with… Continue reading Nine Inch Nails: Soundtrack to a Life I’ve Never Lived

Returning to Trainspotting: The Release of T2

(photo source: imdb.com) Trainspotting directed by Danny Boyle came out in 1996. I was just a toddler when it was released but first saw it in my teens. It was accompanied with a slew of movies that were deemed 'classic' by my friends and family which included  A Clockwork Orange (1971), SLC Punk (1998) and Fight Club… Continue reading Returning to Trainspotting: The Release of T2