The stresses of life can often times become overbearing. To be truly transparent, that is what it has become for me with this blog. Unfortunately, I haven’t found as much time to get around to writing these things. Beyond that, I seem to even have less time to go about keeping up to date with the news cycle.

As someone who prefers to be in the loop, I thought to have a quick one-minute conversation with a friend who could headline the month’s biggest stories for me. I could then divulge the stories behind those headlines without even having to…


Not to brag, but since the start of quarantine I have been doing some reading. Most of the reading that I’ve done consists of the classics I’d missed while growing up. It’s more than likely that most of you read these novels in high school or college (or middle school for you pompous shits). I figured that if I’d missed out on any of the books that have stood the test of time, it’s best to go back and cover them before moving forward. The latest on the list of classics was The Catcher in the Rye. It was an…


In an age where everyone is trying their hardest to make a name for themselves, fame is hard to come by. I spent hours of my life grinding away in hopes to one day make it to the top. I had tried a variety of different strategies as I attempted to find an avenue that would help me strike gold. Finally, one day I prevailed.

Yes, I had my taste of what it was like to be one of Tik Toks brightest stars. The glitz and glamour of social media superstardom was surely becoming all it was chalked up to…


While Time Magazine wants to take some time to commemorate their ‘Person of the Year’ for 2020, I thought it best to give out an even more important award; my ‘Person of the Year’ award. While 2020 was justly a tasking time in everyones lives, there were some major highlights along the way that deserve their recognition. I wanted to personally thank those who were most involved in making the high points possible during this godforsaken year.

My Final 4:

Rob Pelinka & Andrew Friedman:

What a year to be a Los Angeles sports fan. While there was the downside…


Spotify rolled out their ‘Spotify Wrapped’ playlist for their users this past week and as an Apple Music user, I couldn’t be more jealous about the cool way of rolling out an annual recap. I loved looking through everyone’s list and judging each of their favorites, so I thought to write a blog about some of my thoughts.

Instead of the normal, overly judgmental, Nick blog just ripping something constantly I thought to combine another world of mine when writing this, sports betting. …


Me the very first time being asked this (before I discovered the correct answer)

“Is a hotdog/hamburger a sandwich?”

Short answer: FUCK NO.

Listen, if you want to be an annoying “well technically” guy/girl that literally nobody enjoys having around, then by all means give your “proper definition.” Technically and I mean technically there is an argument to be made and you might even the right, but the honest to god truth to comes down to this:

If someone asks you if you’d like sandwich and you say “Yes, what kind?”. They respond ,“Oh I can make you whatever! We have PB&J, turkey, hotdog, tuna, hamburger, some roast beef…” The question you need…


Now that I am back living with my OG roommates (my parents), I have had a fair amount of time to reflect on my time living with a variety of people. I had the blessing of being able to live with most of my friends in college and managed to pick up some new friends along the way; through my various living situations. While it breaks my heart to have to rank you guys as roommates, just know that I would room with 90% of you again if I needed to (no need to name names, we all know who…


So I may have gotten sidetracked over the month of September in writing one of these new music reviews, but I am back to give you guys some new music worth checking out. Again, I will be giving the top 5 new albums and some random songs (not from the albums) that I discovered in the past month. The albums don’t have to be new official releases, but just new to me as a listener (this includes any “classics” I may have overlooked).

I will give each album a rating, mood (when I would say is the best time to…


As a kid, going to Dodger Stadium to see Shaun Greene trotting the bases to ‘Zombie Nation’, the “GAME OVER” graphics as Eric Gagne came in to shut shit down in the 9th, or the soothing sound of Vin Scully over the broadcast are all incredibly fond memories. It was truly a blessing to grow up a Dodger fan and get to experience it with friends and family. Little did I know that we were never the best team in the league until I truly began to follow the team during my high school years. It was then that I…


When people ask me what I was like in high school, I have a tough time truly coming to an inner consensus of who I used to be. The blur that was high school was a rather confusing time for me. I remember being lazy, arrogantly stupid, loud, and annoying. Seeing as though most of those are incredibly negative attributes and I managed to have friends back then, I decided to do a deep dive in hopes of finding out what people really thought of me. I took to the greatest source of purely factual information, Facebook, to see some…

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