An Honest Inventory of My Friendships

Sooo I talked to KS for the first time in…4 years? Ever? Not sure. It was such a feel good moment, but not in the same new-friend-rush as with WB. It was the old friend; re-bonding, with an emphasis on the ‘re’. She’s got a darker life than I thought – financial and emotional problems, […]


“The last is a 1975 recital that he gave at the very end of his professional life. Critics have uniformly savaged it – Sachs calls it “banging, disjointed and sloppy” – all true, and yet although Rubinstein was 88, nearly blind, in precarious health, and with diminished energy (he skips the last movement repeat), he […]


Pentatonix Christmas songs. O Come, O Come, Emmanuel. Aspiring to my sodding take on Carol of the Bells. Too much Buzzfeed. Comforting AD about Pakistan. Burnt cookies from EMC. No friends. Where to go at lunch? Empty. Off-campus. Actually talking to ED. Getting ignored by WB and being absolutely sick of it. Shooting stars with […]


A capella holiday tunes and the ensuing Pandora revival. Oh hey, bluegrassChrisThileNickelCreekWailingJennys. Andrew Bird? Spotless Monster’s Inc. themes. Loneliness and procrastination. Prescreenings first is yay. Engineering/CognitiveScience/Math & Music  – wut. Wait But Why. Perspective – bloops. Being int the same exact spot in the universe