"Grease Gun’s music has the satisfying feel of cracking into a pulpy novel, playing around with images straight out of Octavia Butler and Louis L’Amour."
"The sky grew dark and the child set camp, in their sleeping bag they looked to the stars finding comfort. The vine chose to let them be."
"In a time where presidential policy target groups of refugees. In a month where vandalism targets Boise refugees. In this time, it is one of the many acts of fellowship: to show up face to face and see and hear who we talk about when we talk about refugees."
"Queerphobia is not an opinion, it is a predisposition and a prejudice."
"Don’t just wade around in the shit of your mind - Instead, get a shovel and explore it."
"Without creating a space for culturally diverse participation, a genre will become so homogenous as to wither under its own xenophobia."
"...or you might be listening with headphones, devastated, thinking to yourself; 'Holy shit, someone is actually saying what I can't.'"
"When my year of friendship with Steve Industry ended, I wasn’t upset about the times I had listened to him rambling. In fact, I missed him once he was gone."
"...[They] held the wig out in front of them as the trophy of a triumphant battle, but in this case, the victory was in capturing perfect fluidity."
"When we left, the hosts advised us to go directly to the chartered van because a grizzly was seen exploring the area."
"In its own small way Dark Souls has encapsulated what it feels like to experience defeat, over and over again. The stakes do not have any resonate real life implications, but the sensation is the same."
"Wit is important to mention, because Ed’s poems have an effortless humor to them, which often lends a bit of levity, depending on the subject, but also disarms those readers who assume
the poem will go as expected –– "
"If you spent a little time on the internet last month there's a good chance you've seen this video, which has now pushed well around eight million views on Youtube. It's an excerpt from an episode of BBC's Planet Earth II, the sequel to arguably one of the best nature documentaries in television history."
"I like the fringe. I like taking social norms and what’s typically acceptable and playing with it. I’ve always been the type that wants to put the uncomfortable questions or uncomfortable scenarios in front of people’s faces."
"If you don’t know what Monaco is, it’s a canned vodka cocktail mixed with a fizzy, fruity concoction that tastes of taurine and vitamins. It’s power is lauded in discarded legends from old worlds. Mango is the best flavor."
"There were a lot of factors working against my sanity, obviously. Depressed, repressed, deep in the closet and drunk as all hell. I have to admit that it was kind of fun, but fun in the kind of way were you shouldn’t be alone."
“We are a displaced generation in the middle of nowhere, a flyover state, a hole in the ground. But look, somehow there is music here!”
"I want to write sentences like Willie Mays would catch a fly ball: hat loose on the head, casual, cool, with his glove at his hip."