5 Things You Can Do To Be Less Stupid Every Day

There’s already plenty of help out there for those of you looking to do more to improve yourselves. “Adopt these 3 habits of successful people!” or “Do these five things every day to be smarter!”… Well, we’re taking a slightly different angle on this topic and have chosen to provide you not with tips to…

Immediacy of the Moment: Your Joy

Where is your immediacy? If it lies in checking current notifications on that tiny screen, we need to talk. Serious shit is passing you by because your nose is buried there instead of exploring life, doing things, making things, and creating change (large or small – it all matters)! Think back to when you where…

Lost On The Road To Los Sueños Chapter 2: FICTION

Chapter Two *beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep Somebody take those damn fries out before the whole place goes up! Huh? Wha…? Oh. Not at the Wendy’s. Uh..oh…this looks like a hospital. *beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep*beep Looking around things begin to unblur and I see the sterile non-color walls of the room around me in a dim half-light. Something must have happened for…

Breaking the “Mix-tape Mentality”

By Isiah Fletcher Music is a powerful sentience. It has the power to persuade; it has the power to subvert. My expertise in music comes from a background of playing (drumming in many contexts) and sinking hours of listening to the greatest groups around the world. Over the years my ears have honed in on…

Tirade From A Fractured Soul

Tirade From A Fractured Soul by Db.Hall The guy at the suicide hot line said to me, in a somber and broken voice, “Holy shit, Man! If what you’re telling me is true and you’ve done this that and the other, as you’ve said… I’ve got nothing… You could check yourself in on a ‘voluntary…

I Hate Kids: A Rant

By R. Hembree I hate kids. I hate that they move slowly, without thought or concern for anyone with any actual place to go. I hate all of the space they occupy. And the messes they leave behind. And I hate all of the accommodations that are made for them and that they can scream…

Knichael Might: Music Feature

We are excited to have the opportunity to share a digital music artist with you that we recently met via twitter! We’re big fans of all forms of music but electronic tunes of any kind hold a special place in our hearts; we’ve recent come to love the synthwave and vaporwave genres. For the uninitiated,…

Don’t Blame Technology: Opinion

This is the 21st century. By this time we were supposed to either be living in a blissful utopia or a post apocalyptic wasteland. Flying cars, hover boards, virtual reality, we should have had all that but instead we got phones that are smarter than us, hover-boards that don’t actually hover, and a reality that’s…

Ask Auntie Agony: Growing Pains

Dear Auntie, Why do girls always go for looks over personality? Confused Nice Guy Dear Confused, Some people are more interested in looks, regardless of their gender. Others are interested in humor, intelligence, relaxed temperaments, or overbearing personalities. I’ve even been asked out because I have a wicked collection of puns to inflict on people….

Lost On The Road To Los Sueños : FICTION

I made it. I’ve finally gotten to the point in my life after years of hard work and denial of self satisfaction that I’ve amassed just enough money to retire, living meagerly until I die…as long as that happens some time in the next 90 days. And with the way I feel right at this…

ASHES: A Poem

Words By Hinsel Sifting through the ashes of yesterday’s dream. Edges sharp and broken, a shattered glimmer hungrily gleams. Never touching anything, stumbling blindly forward through the dark. Oblivion left behind me, my savage salvage builds the cage that holds my heart.

How To Be Successful Without Being A Total Douchebag

Everyone wants to be a successful person. You. Me. Them. Everybody. It’s hard wired into our little monkey brains; even people determined to be complete failures at everything in life want to be successful at failing. You’ve read all those articles on INC and other douchetrepreneur fluff sites like “7 Things Leaders Do That Others…

Featured Author: Kameryn James

We were fortunate to have the opportunity to catch up with Kameryn James, author and talk with her about her craft as well as her most recent works.  She’s been a long time friend of our editor, a talented writer, and supporter of creativity in her own community. Here’s a brief bio: Kameryn James grew…

Hack Your Own Brain: Bring The Awesome

Your brain is an amazingly complex system of bio-electrical synapses and relays, holding millions of bits of information, and able to calculate at the speed of light – yet look around today and you might doubt these facts. You’ve all seen the meme of the people walking, staring mindlessly at their cell phones, with the…

Cold Brew: Taking Your Chemical Dependency into Your Own Hands

We’ve Designed This Helpful Guide For: Who: Anyone who drinks coffee, needs chems to help get through the day, wants to save money. What: Large batch coffee that should last you at least a couple days. When: 24-48 hours before you NEED it. Where: Anywhere with a cold-storage unit. Why: Want to save money, make…

The Man Who Fixes Mistakes: Fiction

by Hinsel “Who’re you  ?” “I’m the man that fixes mistakes.” Around me the interior of the plane seemed to grow brighter for a moment before becoming impossibly dark.  It wasn’t a flash like a lightning strike so much as a slow flare that fades. Yet somehow in this new darkness I found myself able…

RESIGNED: A Poem

resigned to caging the tiger still paces the four barred walls stare back flare up wrap around above beneath children’s laughter: calliope wind blows through the bars mocking in its freedom satiated: green grass billowing clouds unobstructed by steel lined roof; beauty unknown. time comes passes and mockery makes of wood and steel of cart…

Does It Matter?

Oh, that old question…. Universally? Ultimately? NO. Nothing we hairless primates ever do on this spinning ball of galactic dust will ever have a grand impact on the larger reality of this plane of existence. Sadly…even less galactically… Nothing you do today very likely will be remembering in 10 years. Or even 50 years. Much…