Archive for February 2017

Our Family's Long Relationship With Where the Wild Things Are

I wasn’t a reader as a kid. I’d see other kids who always talked about books they read, or would discuss a movie and say, “But the book was better,” and it just seemed so foreign to me. Reading is boring. Why the hell would someone want to read when they can watch TV or... Read more »

Should I Ignore A Copyright to Watch a Film From my Childhood?

When I was a kid my parents didn’t put many restrictions on what my two older sisters and I could watch. I don’t know if they were intentionally lenient, or if they just had bigger things to worry about than whether some movie gave me nightmares. As a result, I ended up watching a number... Read more »

Alarm Clocks Suck

I’m a night person. I used to think I was a morning person, but my night personness has been confirmed by a recent observation: I don’t want to get up in the morning. If I was a morning person I’d wake up and think, “Oh hell yeah, it’s the morning, let’s do this!” Instead, I... Read more »