How To Deal With Everyone Being Better Than You At What You Love

How To Deal With Everyone Being Better Than You At What You Love

I MAKE IT A POINT to surround myself in the highest-stakes environment I possibly can. I realized early on in grade school that my self-motivation wasn’t there, for whatever reason, unless the environment around me pushed me forward. (It would be a while before...
Three Reasons Why I Will Never Write A List Article (May SHOCK You)

Three Reasons Why I Will Never Write A List Article (May SHOCK You)

HI, READERS! A lot of you I know. But I think I know even less of you, which was not necessarily the case before last Monday. I wrote a piece last Monday on Gustavo Dudamel and his disappointing role in the Super Bowl halftime show that I quietly shared on my personal...
Dudamel’s Super Bowl Disappointment

Dudamel’s Super Bowl Disappointment

ON THE SURFACE, IT’S A FEEL-GOOD STORY: Dudamel’s project, the Youth Orchestra Los Angeles (YOLA), performed alongside pop giants Coldplay, Bruno Mars, and Beyoncé at Super Bowl 50’s halftime show. When the story broke a couple weeks before the big...

To The Artist: An Urgent Call For Stylistic Substance

AS OF MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST, 2016, it has been 314 days since the first major candidate from either party announced their intentions to run for the office of the President of the United States of America. 1 Today, the first balloting will take place in the Iowa...