The movie Michael Clayton doesn’t waste time building suspense. It puts you right at the edge of the cliff, at the plea of a frantic man desperately trying to convince you of the reality of his dark epiphany. Continue reading “Michael Clayton: A suspense that opens with a crazed epiphanic monologue”
I almost didn’t discover the most important podcast of 2017, and maybe my life. The first few minutes of the first episode I listened to was different. Too different. Not what I was searching for. Continue reading “Mike Posner created the most important podcast of 2017 (and maybe my life)”
In Free Fire, two gangs battle it out in a deserted Boston warehouse in the 1970s. Continue reading “Free Fire: A close-quarter action comedy where everyone gets shot (dead)”
Rabbit Hole follows a married couple eight months after their son dies and shows how they cope in different ways while trying to make their marriage work. Continue reading “Rabbit Hole: A movie about two people dealing with the same traumatic event in different ways”
Part of me wants to have a five year goal. The other part of me thinks it’s bullshit. Continue reading “What’s my five year goal? Here’s the answer you aren’t looking for.”
Yesterday evening I took my pooch for a walk before the sun was started to set. I’ve walked this path many times before, but, whenever it’s fall and the sun is shining, it feels like I’m walking it for the first time. Continue reading “Following the contrail X in my hometown suburb outside Pittsburgh”
Description: One night, a getaway driver becomes trapped in a mob war while trying to be a good father. Continue reading “Wheelman: An 80-minute ride in the backseat of a getaway driver’s wild night”
In my pre-teenage years, I had a maroon rain jacket by JNCO that I liked very much.
One day, while walking home from the forest to my house, I was wearing this jacket and randomly decided to try to remember the moment I was experiencing. Continue reading “Testing myself to remember a random moment fifteen years ago”
Today I caught myself being serious during an unserious matter — writing an article. The article was about the difference between recurring and non recurring revenue, something you can get serious about fast. But serious work makes for mediocre work. Continue reading “Be the first kind of serious and never the second”
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I’ve been applying to jobs for over a month now, waiting for the right opportunity. This is the first time I’ve seriously hunted for jobs since 2014 when I traded a low-paying job at a digital marketing agency for a more rewarding job at a tech startup. Continue reading “Hate your job? Cool company cultures on the rise”