What is the story behind 2016? Inevitably what this question is really asking — at least, in large part — is, ”So, what’d you think about the election?” I want to keep this bit as abbreviated as possible, so here are some month-over-month tweets in which I talk about politics (but also gyros). Interestingly enough […]Read more "Goodbye to All That: Banishing 2016"
Growing up in North Carolina, if someone asked you who “your team” was and you said Duke, at least one of the following things was true: You were a Yankee You were an alumnus/alumna (likely, a lawyer) You were loud, unapologetic and obnoxious You were Bobby Hurley My best friend was the third of these, […]Read more "It’s Time To Stop Hating Duke (and Coach K)"
This article was originally published in The Daily Pulp on December 8, 2013. Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n’ Biscuits, a popular fast food chain in the Southeast released a press release earlier this week claiming that it will sue every restaurant that serves brunch, claiming to have been first to the market when it opened its […]Read more "Pulp Fiction: Bojangles’ To Sue Every Restaurant Over Brunch Rights"
This article was originally published in The Daily Pulp on October 8, 2013. “It took me 30 minutes to pick out what I was going to wear here,” admitted 24-year-old Gabe Kirkland as he blew down on his steaming, off-white coffee mug. At noon on a Sunday, Kirkland has been at his neighborhood coffee shop—just a […]Read more "Pulp Fiction: Aspiring Young Professional Goes To Coffee Shop For Next Big Idea, Drinks Coffee"
This article was originally published in The Daily Pulp on September 15, 2013. September: fall breeze, a football tossed in the air and a time when only one thing is on everyone’s mind—self-improvement. Yep, September is National Self-Improvement Month, and while this makes no sense whatsoever (January feels like the logical choice, but hey, we’re not […]Read more "Pulp Fiction: Breaking: Edwin McCain A Liar"
This article was originally published in The Daily Pulp on August 25, 2013. A silent pandemic has been invading the lives of hundreds of thousands of male high school students across the nation and has been cited as expanding exponentially like a recursive virus over the past decade. Cross country (a.k.a. “XC”) is said to […]Read more "Pulp Fiction: “Cross Country” Epidemic Terrorizing High School Students"
I’ve been a white person my whole life. But for years, the music industry has missed the mark on really capturing my demographic in the most efficient way. The demo is simply scattered all over the place: country, acoustic rock, whatever dubstep is. Diversity in music, who needs it? Ugh! It’s time to let the […]Read more "Humor: The Anatomy of the Perfect White Person Jam"