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Shuffle Song Of The Day (3/14/18): "Neighborhoods #2 (Laika)" by Arcade Fire

“Neighborhoods #2 (Laika)” is a song off the 2004 album “Funeral” by Montreal indie rockers Arcade Fire. Whenever I say their name, I can’t help but think of a bunch of screaming kids running out of a burning arcade and it’s kinda fucked up. 392 more words

Drunk White Kid Blogs

Attacking the Classics: Why Into The Wild was oblivious to the world around it

Into The Wild is a book by Jon Krakauer about the shortened life of Chris McCandless, a graduate of Emory University who didn’t like how society functioned and sought out his own path to “freedom” via dangerous adventure. 570 more words

Social Commentary

A Long Weekend Alone

“What are you going to do with yourself?” my wife asked as she was planning to visit her sister for the President’s Day weekend.  “Oh, I don’t know, I’ll find something to do,” I said, my mind already racing to fill up the time.  1,578 more words


Living Truthfully

“Once you know there is an inner chamber of your being – one uncontaminated by education, society, culture; free from the pollution of modern ideals – once you’ve contacted that source of your being, your life is lived on a different plane.” – OSHO… 1,657 more words


Deeply Awake Realized -- A Good Sense Of Humor 4-10-13 By Kathy Vik

Deeply Awake Realized — A Good Sense Of Humor 4-10-13 By Kathy Vik


I being today by celebrating the great Eddie Vedder. 3,809 more words


into the wild

The final film the Ghost shared in a classroom was ‘Into the Wild’, Sean Penn’s 2007 adaptation of Jon Krakauer’s book of the same name, which documents the true story of Chris McCandless. 371 more words

Lessons from "Into the Wild"

In April of 1992, Chris McCandless walked into the Alaskan wilderness searching for something. It was the summit of his quest that began two years earlier when he graduated from college and subsequently disappeared from everything and everyone he had known. 708 more words