What I Learned While Floating Down The LA River

What I Learned While Floating Down The LA River

I wrote a poem with the LA River in mind, but I also drew parallels between the river and the highways that weave in and around Los Angeles.

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Poetry For The 21st Century | The Ocean’s Greetings

Poetry For The 21st Century | The Ocean’s Greetings

Poetry for the 21st Century is an experimental project which aims to produce visual poetry inspired by real adventures from all over the world. These pieces of prose may take place in or around nature, but the mission remains the same. Tell stories that cross multiple mediums to help cultivate more passion for poetry.

What Will Kill the YouTube Star?

What Will Kill the YouTube Star?

The Buggles once sang, “Video Killed The Radio Star.” The Limousines sang, “The Internet Killed The Video Star.” However, as time goes on, and future generations give birth to new inventions, we are left wondering what, if anything, will kill the Internet? After hearing a story earlier this week about a couple of prominent YouTubers, [...]

The Legacy of A Life Online

The Legacy of A Life Online

Facebook has recently been gathering old posts from our early years on Facebook to share with us each day, and has given us the option to share these memories with our Facebook friends to look back on as well. Each day Facebook shows you all of your stories from the same date on different years. [...]

Chapters Of Our Perception

They say that, before we die, our life briefly flashes before our eyes. We get to see a glimpse of the impact that we have left on the earth. As we leave this life we notice all of the people we have interacted with, the people we’ve lost, and the people we have loved. But [...]

Heartbreakfree by Ji Nilsson

Ji Nilsson is a singer and songwriter from Stockholm, Sweden. Nilsson's soulful pop voice fits perfectly with the tropical undertones in Keljet's remix of her song "Heartbreakfree." Her latest song, "I'm Her," was released on March 5, 2014 and she can be found singing with artist, Marlene, in the song, "Love You Anyway." Nilsson definitely has an amazing voice, and I can't wait to [...]

The Unicorns Opening for Arcade Fire

So, I went to a concert this weekend in Inglewood at The Forum on Arcade Fire's Reflector Tour and was able to see The Unicorns open for the band. They played again the next night and plan on playing Barclays Center August 22 through the 24. The band from Montreal, Canada, who was formed in [...]

Un Amore Cosi Grande 2014 by Negramaro #StudyAbroad

Almost every other band in Europe had a song associated with the World Cup and Negramaro  is no exception. Negramaro is an Italian pop band that formed in 1999 and became successful in 2005 thanks to the Festival di Sanremo. Their name stems from Negroamaro, a wine produced in their native region, Salento. The song, Un Amore [...]

Humanos A Marte by Chayanne #StudyAbroad

Humanos A Marte by Chayanne #StudyAbroad

Don't tell anyone, but I'm a sucker for those really sappy Spanish Pop songs, and Humanos A Marte is definitely one of my favorites right now. The song, Humanos A Marte by Chayanne, translates to "Humans to Mars," and it's mostly about a lonely guy who loves this girl that he can't be with. It's [...]

While Studying Abroad: Benvenuti in Italia

Today, I woke up to my alarm, grabbed my running shorts, and shoes and left my Italian apartment to go running around the Fiume Arno river. The cool breeze brushed my sleepy face as I tried to take it all in. It was then, even after the fourth morning doing so, that I realized I [...]