Getting Old
Dubuque Bar Reviews: The Julien
All This Body-Positive Music Needs to Stop
Charge of the White Brigade — A Short Story
Fuck the ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

Getting Old

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The following is a creative non-fiction piece that I presented at the Streamlines Literary Conference last weekend. The piece is broken down into an intro followed by three short stories. Getting Old Getting old is a weird process. The transition from adolescence to Continue reading

Dubuque Bar Reviews: The Julien

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As a college student in Dubuque, IA who recently turned 21, I’m quickly realizing there are just about as many bars as people in this city. With so many choices, it can be hard to decide the best place to Continue reading

All This Body-Positive Music Needs to Stop

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There’s a new trend brewing in our generation– unquestioned positivity. It’s everywhere. From social media, to TV, to music– brushing off the haters seems to be the “IT” thing nowadays. It’s almost a competition at this point. Who can be the most Continue reading

Tailgating Games: Ranked

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Here’s an article I wrote for my college newspaper that got pulled. Apparently, I’m allowed to burn Joan Rivers’ dead plastic body down to Legos, but the slightest mention of alcohol is just too offensive for our students’ impressionable minds Continue reading

Charge of the White Brigade — A Short Story

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Here’s a short story I wrote about ejaculation told from the perspective of a sperm. This got peer-reviewed in a college class. Hands down, the best class ever. Enjoy.  Sharing is Caring Like this:Like Loading…

Chris Berman And Trent Dilfer Said a lot of Dumb Shit About Ray Rice Tonight

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  [via deadspin] This shit writes itself. As most of you already know, Ray Rice was released by the Baltimore Ravens today and suspended indefinitely by the NFL, after TMZ released a video of the Running Back punching out his fiance in an Continue reading

Dubuque Bar Reviews: Eronel

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As a college student in Dubuque, IA who recently turned 21, I’m quickly realizing there are just about as many bars as people in this city. With so many choices, it can be hard to decide the best place to spend your drunken Continue reading

The 11 Unwritten Rules of College Parties

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Congratulations freshmen, you’re officially in college! You’ve tunneled out from the jail cell of adolescence, crawled through the septic pipe of high school and scaled the electric fence of adult supervision. Now it’s time to PARTY…and do that whole “learning” Continue reading

Rant of the Week: Me? Arrogant?

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Last week, I heard through the grapevine that a certain person (a friend of a friend) doesn’t like me. I know. Crazy, right? The reason? Apparently, I’m “arrogant.” Me? Arrogant? I was blown away! Troubled by the news, I proceeded Continue reading

People I Can Do Without: Volume 2

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Inspired by the late, great George Carlin, this article is simply a list of people in life whom I can do without. Simple enough, right? This week, I take on manipulative women, white people and gay-bashers– and I also explain Continue reading