Cult classics develops their die hard following because a small niche of people are able to identify genius where others see confusion. I don't think any novel sums that up better than one of my all time favorites Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas By Hunter S. Thompson. Long live Dr. Gonzo!
This is the first installment of the Monthly book recommendations of some high quality literature because the written word isn't dead. Read a book it won't kill you shlubs! Week of March 10th: Narricisus and Goldmund by Herman Hesse This month's recommendation invites you to get in touch with your zen side in the crazy … Continue reading Dr. Gonzo’s Book Club 6/26
Life isn’t what it seems. We revel in the freedom of desperation. We oscillate between the misconceptions of misery. We seek out the elegance in tragedy. Pain focalizes the mind and body on the immediate, shining light on the ebbs and flows of public opinion. Only when you illuminate the contradictions of life can you … Continue reading Contradictions of Life
“So Ernest, how have you been?” “Good doc, real good. One might even say, darn right swell.” Dr. Reynolds is either too dull to understand sarcasm or just refuses to acknowledge its existence out of spite for me. Either way, I make it a rule never to give him a straight answer off the bat. … Continue reading Sessions With My Shrink Vol. 2
Corporations. Without consent constructing the social scaffolding of culture. Seamlessly becoming interwoven into the wool of the faceless sheep. The Sheep. So desperate to resist the pre-established construct that they become deaf to the unoriginal sound of the anti establishment sentiment pouring out of their ears Technology… The tireless engine of power fueling the Icarian … Continue reading A View From Above
MANY OF MANKIND'S ISSUES derive from the inability of someone to sit contentedly in a room alone with their thoughts. LIFE IS SIMPLE. Complication stems from the delusional self-assuring lies we tell ourselves, fabricating happiness. I HOPE one day I will be as happy as everyone portrays themselves to be. AFTER ALL Happiness is a social construct; … Continue reading The Illusion of Happiness
“ I dream in animation but can barely draw a stick figure. What the fuck is that about doc? Some kind of sick cosmic joke ?" My shrink, the “Esteemed Dr. Reynolds PHD. MD” always wore an assortment of J Crew button ups under three differently striped tweed cartigans. In the 3 years of attendance … Continue reading Sessions with my Shrink: Vol. 1
Love Life. God Bless the beach. Live as hard as you can for as long as you can. Find meaning in what you do. Love is ephemeral enjoy the ride. Have a Firm Handshake. Make direct eye when you meet someone. Let people talk about themselves, there is NOTHING that will make them like you … Continue reading Useless Life Advice from a Twenty- Three Year Old