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Into the Wild-Should You Read It?

Genre: Nonfiction

Rating: 4/5

Into the Wild is the true story of a young man named Christ McCandless. Jon Krakauer was commissioned to write an article about Chris’ death in… 566 more words

Chris McCandless

Let’s Get Wild!

Welcome Poets and Friends!  This is Jilly, your host and bartender for this Wild Edition of Tuesday Poetics.

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do… 289 more words


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. 411 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