Music by Melpo Mene. Made with stock footage.Read more "I ain’t gonna die while sitting down (Melpo Mene)"
The day I discovered music was the day I discovered Anthony Fantano. When I was in high school, The Needle Drop, Anthony’s music YouTube Channel, was my #1 source for all things music. Every week I’d watch his reviews of the newest Death Grips, Grimes, Animal Collective, and every other 2010s Pitchfork-core band I was […]Read more "Anthony Fantano is a Professional Pointer"
A visual love letter to the best city in California: San Diego Created with stock footage I found on Canva. Music: Branches Break by Go Go PenguinRead more "palms. water. concrete."
Pick one: You attend a 4-year university that prides itself solely on meritocracy. You meet intelligent people who teach you about the mysterious beauty of existence; you’re trained to think on your own, write essays, examine both sides of an argument. You learn the basics of personal finance, the importance of networking, how the economy […]Read more "Feel Good Uni"
I don’t like to waste time. My conscience won’t allow me to rest easy at night knowing I didn’t do what I said I would do. This leaves me with a problem: What if the things I said I would do today are just distractions from more important tasks? It’s likely. It’s likely my productivity […]Read more "Distract fast! Pseudo-productivity"
On social media you’re called a leader if you have 100k followers retweeting your advice on getting more followers and 6 e-books on how to get more followers who retweet your advice on getting more followers to follow you forever. People who have large accounts on social media — that’s who we call leaders these […]Read more "Death Grips Leadership"
Not everyone who approaches you desires your friendship. And not every opportunity missed is a total failure on your part. Beware fake friends. Beware the fools gold. I’m in favor of discriminating against assholes who really don’t care about me as a person. It’s my life. I have a right to boot people out if […]Read more "Discriminate against assholes. Your happiness depends on it"
Trying to force somebody to see things the way you do. That’s not the same as disagreeing with them. No, there’s a word for that: it’s called being a jackass. Earlier I defended individualism. A friend disagreed. And I can still call him a friend because our disagreement didn’t end up in total destruction. Did […]Read more "If you can’t disagree with your friends, can you really call them your friends?"
Spotify | Apple | Watch on YouTube Ben Greenman is a writer, singer songwriter, and artist from Buffalo, New York. He’s the guy who drew this podcast’s logo. You know, the one with the penguin. In this episode Paul and Ben crack open some cold ones and shoot the shit on their favorite bands and […]Read more "Ben Greenman: Hipster Shit and IPAs – The Penguin Latte Podcast #71"
One of the most transformative realizations I’ve had is that my mind is a thing I own. And like all things I own, the quality of goods it produces will shape my relationship with it. And since I’m talking about my mind and the thoughts it produces, the boundaries of the relationship expand to the […]Read more "Reciprocity of Mind"