How a Semi-Fictitious Groupie Helped Me Decide to Move to Boston

“I always tell the girls, never take it seriously. If you never take it seriously, you never get hurt. If you never get hurt, you always have fun.” (Penny Lane, ‘Almost Famous’) Sometime around sophomore year of high school, my dad sat me down on the old, slightly scratchy couch in our basement and made … More How a Semi-Fictitious Groupie Helped Me Decide to Move to Boston

Of Female Reporters and Professional Sports — Is this the '50s??

In a 2007 New York Times article, Chuck Klosterman wrote one of the simplest, most dead-on (and one of my favorite) descriptions of professional sports locker rooms. “It’s an uncomfortable situation; people are tired, people are naked and people are tall,” Klosterman explained. The last part may be appropriate only in NBA locker rooms (Klosterman … More Of Female Reporters and Professional Sports — Is this the '50s??

Music is Art: More than Just Music and Art

Wow, that was a really cheesy headline. Sorry. But seriously, Music is Art’s name doesn’t even begin to cover everything the festival has. Yesterday’s acts ranged from interpretive dance to escape artists and everything in between — children’s performances, hair (temporary) coloring, orchestral music…seriously, everything. Buffalo’s performing arts community has some incredibly talented people, and … More Music is Art: More than Just Music and Art

Pretty N.E.R.D-y

Sometimes a band or an artist will come out of nowhere and totally blow your mind. Perhaps you’ve heard a song or two and don’t care for the music. Or you’re casual fan, but don’t necessarily think they’re totally spectacular. Or you just assumed you wouldn’t like the music based on genre or preconceived notions. … More Pretty N.E.R.D-y