On Love and Trust

I spent the vast majority of my life desperately trying to make excuses for others. There comes a point in time where you are damaging yourself instead of possessing an ability to look at things from an even-keeled perspective. It’s hard to know exactly when that time comes, but there is certainly a point in time where … More On Love and Trust

Thinking Too Much

“I wonder what he/she’s thinking about.” I’m fairly certain that thought has rolled through everyone’s mind a few thousand times in their life in regards to their partner, and for good reason. Communication is always the fire-breathing dragon keeping you from the saving the princess (and consequently the world, queue applause). Though it affects everyone to … More Thinking Too Much

The Bigger Picture

I am a little (okay, very) alarmed by the Michael Brown case. The loss of life in any circumstance is intensely saddening, but the more perturbing aspect of this is certainly the aftermath. The media portrayal has sensationalized the story and placed a strong emphasis on the racial implications and allowed the already divisive nature of … More The Bigger Picture

Kid Dynasty

Originally posted on •Atomic Sky Reviews•:
This article is the first in a series that will endeavor to pay homage and raise awareness to one of the most under recognized and under appreciated musical dynasties in punk and hardcore. This musical lineage, not unlike the great crime families of the early to mid twentieth century,…