Today is June 27, 2011, and I am listening to The Clash for the first time in one year. Allow me to explain. So, let me elaborate on what happened to me exactly one year ago tonight. You could say that I was stuck in traffic, but that would be underestimating it by quite a […]
This summer I am going to read David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest. Maybe. The summer of 2011 is going to be a difficult but rewarding one. First, my wife is expecting our second child at like almost any moment now. Also, we are in the process of selling our house and buying a new […]
Normally, I wait until the end of the month to recap what I have been reading, but June is different, as this is the month I am beginning my summer reading list. In order to make way for Infinite Jest, the first book on that list, I have to get my house in order. So […]
Derek Jeter Reminds Us How Great Roberto Clemente Was Derek Jeter is on the disabled list. If you follow baseball, you already know that. You also know that he is only a few at-bats away from getting his 3000th hit. If you are a fan of baseball, I think it is safe to say that […]
Photo by Ed Schipul For the last activities of the year, my colleagues and I are attending a professional development conference hosted by The Martin Institute. The keynote speaker yesterday was Bill Nye, who delivered an inspiring and hilarious address that ranged from the color of the sky on Mars to the fundamentals of building […]
The Perfect Vessels have released a video for “Atmosphere.” This video, directed by Neel Scott, is the third video off of the album Name Our Own Stars. Click here for the others. Atmosphere from The Perfect Vessels on Vimeo.
The Wild came back to town last night. Meet The Wild. They write infectious, anthemic punk songs, tour around in an dilapidated school bus and play free rock shows all over the country. I first heard them back in March, when The Perfect Vessels shared a three-band bill with them, and they won me over […]
It is the end of another school year, so it’s time to find out what this year’s junior class has learned. What We’ve Learned Don’t blame other people for your faults. I would say we are one mysterious strange school. Sagging is the worst fashion trend at MASE. It’s going to feel so awesome knowing […]