Tag: Thought Experiment

On social media culture and overthinking everything

On social media culture and overthinking everything

This morning I got a rejection letter from the Washington Post on my application to their summer 2019 internship program. It's a shame, but considering they were only accepting 27 people out of over 1,200 applicants... Yeah I can't get that upset about it. Plus I'm not exactly new to rejection this year, so it … Continue reading On social media culture and overthinking everything

To Shave or Not To Shave

To Shave or Not To Shave

I've been bumbling around most of the day trying to figure out what I should write my daily post about. Unfortunately, a steady diet of homework and chores doesn't make for a particularly exciting topic of discussion. So I'm just going to take the route of a thought experiment, debating something I've been considering over … Continue reading To Shave or Not To Shave

Networking Matters

It's the cliché you've heard a million times when it comes to breaking into whatever industry you want to break into. I know I've heard it more than my share of times, especially considering the extra emphasis journalism places on not just networking for jobs, but networking for sources. Usually I'll just roll my eyes … Continue reading Networking Matters

A Short Essay on Short Essays

A Short Essay on Short Essays

I don't know why I insist on writing these posts after going to the gym lately, because really it's just detrimental for my ability to imagine and write coherent posts. Though perhaps not as much as the insufferable heat wave yesterday. I'll count my blessings where I can. Speaking of that heat killing all of … Continue reading A Short Essay on Short Essays

Stealing from Sports’ Traditions

Stealing from Sports’ Traditions

I may not be a very sport-y person, but if there's anything I enjoy about sports it would be the team naming conventions. Yeah I know that's a strange thing to latch onto. But trust me, there's a through-line to this conversation. Which, spoiler alert, is video game related. Because hey if you wanted to … Continue reading Stealing from Sports’ Traditions

Why I hate Funko Pops

Why I hate Funko Pops

Remember the other day when I got meta about the human brain and talked about money? In that post I mentioned the fact that my trip to the mall with Juan inspired some other ideas I was hoping to talk about. Welcome to the post talking about the other things I was referring to there. … Continue reading Why I hate Funko Pops