From time to time (when I have time) I write essays about anything that interests me. Regular topics include issues in equality and social justice, music, sports, and childhood memory.
Find a full depot of personal essays at my page on Medium.
My Life as a Teenage Wrestling Booker – March 29, 2015
Professional wrestling excited me, and a small community of writers included me, during a few awkward teenage years.
The Death of Modern Rock – March 11, 2015
Still unfinished, this is a longread about the destruction of guitar rock, and the destruction of my whole world, in the 1990s.
What is Love? – February 14, 2015
I didn’t buy my wife a Valentine’s Day card; instead, I wrote this essay on how she has deeply she has enriched my life, and just how far I still have to go.
Stop. Now. – December 4, 2014
An angry jeremiad about the state of America after assorted slayings, grand jury decisions, and prejudiced reactions.
Why College Newspapers Matter – November 12, 2014
Spurred by the plight of my old college newspaper, I shared some memories of a formative time in my life.
I Did a Terrible Thing. – November 6, 2014
Explaining why I didn’t vote, and why that’s one of the stupidest things I’ve done in some time.