My Top Ten Favourite Punk Bands

Just my top ten favourite punk bands at this moment. Punk has changed a lot in the years and it now encompasses several sub genres as well. All the following bands however have been identified with punk at some point in their history. This was a hard list to compile and by no means a…

My Top 10 Anticipated Films of 2014

For me going to the movies is an awesome experience. Getting to experience a great story and awe inspiring visuals with a couple of your favourite people is a real treat. I also really love how how film can evoke emotion, make you think, and teach. Without further adieu here are the films I am…

My Top Ten Relaxing Albums

In no particular order here are ten albums that I find very relaxing to listen to. 1. Stadium Arcadium (Red Hot Chili Peppers) 2. Take Care, Take Care, Take Care (Explosions In the Sky) 3. We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank (Modest Mouse) 4. Every Kingdom (Ben Howard) 5. Bang Bang (Dispatch) 6.…

Teenage

Caught in adolescent smog, can you see through the smoke? Lost in a life of trends, do you know what matters most? Surrounded by people just like you, did you forget how to feel? Drenched in insincerity blind with insecurity, do you know what’s real? Rolled up tight ready to explode, behind a facade so…

My Merchant of Venice Essay

I’m sure some of you had to read Merchant of Venice this year what did you guys write about? Confucianism is an eastern school of philosophy detailed in the Analects by it’s creator Konfuzi. The philosophy deals with several concepts that propose efficient and righteous methods to live life, run society, and gain self fulfillment by.  …

Music Recommendation: Explosions in the Sky

One of my favourite bands of all time is Explosions in The Sky. They are a post rock group from Texas who create purely instrumental content. The band primarily relies on multiple guitars and percussion to produce their signature sound but they also incorporate in other instruments such as piano from time to time. Their…

Life of Pi Review

“Faith is a house with many rooms.” The film Life of Pi displays several philosophical elements throughout it’s entirety. It is directed by Ang Lee known for other successful films such a Brokeback Mountain but the story is adapted from a novel of the same name by Yann Martel. The film does a great job…