A review of Billie Eilish’s debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? I really don’t know. Where do we go? Her album starts with the proclamation that she is taking out her Invisalign, preceded by some intimate slurps of some liquid followed by some greasy cackles into the distance. Although with […]Read more "good question, billie, where do we go?"
I appreciate the quiet in the morning. Far from a call for productivity, I sit in the quiet on my plush sofa and observe the dim yellow hue emanating from my window. I sit in silence, helping myself to a cup of coffee whenever I make the choice to continue living. I sit in my […]Read more "on those mellow mornings i sit down and weep"
My parents sent me a short message on WeChat: “Can you call?” Immediately, I knew that they had found out about my tattoo. We had spoken on the phone only a couple of days before, and my parents would never want to speak with me deliberately unless something was up. And, thinking back on the […]Read more "familial values and familial love"
I began to lose consciousness after stuffing myself with as much vegan curry over rice as my stomach could possibly handle at Indian Veg. I ended on a gulp of cold water even in the face of questionable advice signs such as “cold water causes heart disease.” But, as if my cold water didn’t increase […]Read more "half six fix at the barbican"
On the corner of UCL’s campus, there is a Waterstones on Gower Street. I would come to this Waterstones every Friday, as it would be the place where I would part with my friend after eating some of the free food generously provided by Hare Krishna nearby. Because the food would be mostly potatoes and […]Read more "afternoon reading at waterstone’s"
Upon arriving in London, I was immediately struck by the sheer amount of individuals who smoked on a regular basis. Even at the Sofar Sounds shows I attend, whenever a break would take place, countless individuals would pour out of the back entrance to smoke a cigarette in the alley. And, I have always wondered, […]Read more "smoking and freud’s death drive"
I spent the day at Curry’s PC World, playing Starcraft II on a gaming computer that I will never allow myself to purchase in my life. It was right after I had made a grocer run to the Sainsbury’s across the street from Warren Street station. Thoroughly filling my tote bag in addition to my […]Read more "starcraft ii at curry’s pc world"