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Breaking the radio silence

I live in LA and am currently spending the summer in Honolulu–the #1 and #2 cities for the worst traffic in America. As such, I spend a fair amount of time in my car on congested freeways and thoroughfares. Listening to the radio is perhaps the default activity for people who spend much of their … Continue reading

The Fourth Wall (of my bedroom)

The Fourth Wall (of my bedroom)

13 months after moving into my LA apartment, my room is FINALLY at the point where I’d be happy to invite guests over to check out what I’ve done with it. Recall how the highly idealized Moroccan motif  for my bedroom was replaced simply with the color orange, though I regret to report that for most … Continue reading

Hot, free fun

Hot, free fun

There’s interesting stuff going on in LA all the time. Sadly, school keeps me so busy that it’s a rare occasion that I actually get to take advantage of any of it (plus I’m living on student loans, aka hella broke son). On the plus side, summertime in LA–which has NOT ended yet so don’t … Continue reading

Love is a losing game :(

Love is a losing game :(

I feel like this song captures the tragedy that was the gradual demise and inevitable end of Miss Amy Winehouse. Nutcase or not, her voice was amazing and I’m pretty sure her music changed my life. RIP, Halloween 2007 doppelganger <3

A song about Kate

I’ve totally blogged about this song before. But after hanging out with a friend tonight, for some reason I couldn’t get it out of my head. It actually kind of accurately describes me and how I see the world. I used to like to say the song “Kate” by Ben Folds Five was me in … Continue reading

K-pop > J-pop

When I was living in the States and J-pop, K-pop, and all the other Asian-pops were exotic and slightly inaccessible, I knew people that were into them… and I thought these people were weird. Guess I couldn’t understand how I was supposed to like something that sounded like either a less catchy version of the … Continue reading