Sunday, November 15, 2009

Introduction

Welcome.

Have a seat, get comfortable, relax and enjoy the words. This is my new blog which will feature a variety of writings on a variety of topics, ranging from Underground Hip hop music to James Joyce's literature to the awesomeness of Kobe Bryant's jumpshot. I hope that there will be something for everybody to read and enjoy and get something out of on here---and I also hope some of those people will learn something new about a topic or genre they never knew anything about.

Here you will find reviews, critiques, analyses, blabberings, and perhaps even rants (I hate that word) about baseball, basketball, hockey, mythology (didn't see that coming!), literature, psychology, HIP HOP, cinema, artwork of all kinds, and whatever else I happen to decide is worth writing and reading about. There may even be appearances of my own 'artwork' once in a while; attempts at actual real-deal storytelling and writing. We'll see how that goes.

There's going to be some long, epic posts and essays at times. I can be long-winded with my words and my thoughts often arrive in chunky paragraphs. Be not daunted. I'll try to write as clearly as possible no matter what the subject is and if I go down some unfamiliar path or take a shortcut through an alleyway, this is the internet, Google it and you'll catch up in no time. How's that for a prolegomenon?


Instructions for reading this blog:


This blog is meant to be read after a fulfilling, delicious meal or while eating a meal, do not read this on an empty stomach. These posts should be read while your mind drifts at work or when you're focused on some television show or sports game. This blog should be checked everyday to read what new stuff has been written or you could check it once a week and read a few days' worth of new writings all at once. Drink water or chocolate (soy)milk while you read this blog but do not drink anything if you are prone to spilling drinks. Read this in the morning when you first get up although you can also read it while you're settling down for the night. Or in the early afternoon or...early evening. Listen to music (any kind, your favorite kind) while you read this blog or else read it in complete silence. Read it with your friends or family or read it by yourself. Read it out loud or in your head. Translate it into other languages and read it. Print it out on paper and read it. Just please: read this blog. You'll like it.

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