The page on the screen in front of Samantha was filled with numbers. It was almost funny, and she would have laughed if they weren’t so damn infuriating. “Jim, can you come over here for a minute?” She hated asking for Jim’s help. Or anyone’s for that matter. She’d always been an independent soul, but this problem was becoming bigger than she had time for. … Continue reading Twenty-seven

My Best Friend Bill, Whom I’ve Never Met

It’s been a couple months now and I still can’t wrap my head around it. It’s like, when you find out something about a person and it completely changes everything you’ve known for your entire relationship. A chill runs down your spine and your mind melts into a puddle at the same time. That’s the awful, cold, confused feeling I’ve had since it happened, and … Continue reading My Best Friend Bill, Whom I’ve Never Met

Lollapalooza Gets Weird

After a fairly innocuous start yesterday, Lollapalooza took quite a turn as the sun went down and people got a little more loose with the flowing alcohol and various other substances. After catching part of Band Of Horses set I decided I needed some time away from the masses and went for a walk outside the grounds. It was a little humid, but overall a … Continue reading Lollapalooza Gets Weird

A Fictional Recap Of Pitchfork Day 1

The night before Pitchfork started despair had turned my heart darker than the blackest night. I was crying myself to sleep listening to “Lost In Everyone” by Doldrums on repeat. I didn’t have a ticket to the festival and my beautiful sprite Bjork was headlining opening night. I was literally the most unlucky person in the world. I can’t think of anything worse than not … Continue reading A Fictional Recap Of Pitchfork Day 1

Terrible Spaceship-Invaders ’38 Record Release Show

Normally when I go to a record release show, or any show for that matter, I have  a pretty good idea of what I’m getting myself into. But after  I read a couple quotes about this band, I decided to go in with as little knowledge as possible. This remark from the Chicago Tribune pretty much nails it, “equally influenced by Danny Elfman, Portishead and … Continue reading Terrible Spaceship-Invaders ’38 Record Release Show