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For Me This Is Life

I was a teenager lost in a world of black eyeliner and guys in skinny jeans. I spent my days cutting out pictures from Alternative Press of Good Charlotte and Simple Plan just to stable them onto my wall. I... Continue Reading →


Jesus Loves You So I Won’t Have To

Sure, going to giant shows like Beyonce is amazing but have you ever been to an intimate club show where a band from your past plays through an album that you had on repeat for months on end? There's something... Continue Reading →

Hang ‘Em High

There's no rest for the wicked. That's the saying right? Who knows. At this point I have passed exhaustion and moved onto the delirium stage. That being said, there was no way I was going to miss a chance to... Continue Reading →

Nobody Makes It Without Help

Last night was my first night off from shows in a couple of days so, naturally, I ended up at a show. I decided that spending my night watching my friends [hopefully] kill it on stage was much more important... Continue Reading →

Live By The Code, The Music, And Our Culture

I have a literal boot print on the side of my body. Not on the side of my t-shirt that I was wearing last night-- literally a bruise in the shape of a boot on the side of my body.... Continue Reading →

Sorry You’re Not A Winner

After spending a couple of hours outside for the St. Paul Winter Carnival (which just proves that Minnesotans are bat shit crazy since they stood outside in subzero temperatures for a parade and other outdoor events), I was more than... Continue Reading →

Underground Network

Although it's not completely obvious, I am an extremely political person. I tend to keep my views under wraps when it comes to friends and co-workers but I'm notorious for speaking my mind when I feel it needs to be... Continue Reading →

We Want To Feel Safe But We’ll Never Belong

My typical fifteen minute drive into downtown Saint Paul turned into forty-five minutes due to the first "real" snowfall of the year. When I got downtown and to the ramp I typically park in, I realized that they had finally... Continue Reading →

Let Your Freak Flag Fly

I've seen more industrial music the past two days than I have in weeks. That is in no way, shape, or form a complaint. Industrial music has a sense of energy that other genres just can't touch. That was the... Continue Reading →

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