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100 Things I’ve Done in My Lifetime

I sat down a couple of weeks ago and, instead of writing a bucket list, I wrote a list of interesting things I’ve already seen, done, and accomplished in my lifetime. It got a lot of positive feedback on Facebook … Continue reading

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Loud Park 2017, Pt.1: Tokyo Awaits

Sad Intro Part I was too optimistic in 2013. Some of you might remember. After living in South Korea for two years I finally stumbled across one metal show and assumed I had found an entire underground scene that could … Continue reading

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Loud Park 2017, Pt. 2: An Audience with the Emperor

This is Part 2 of a 2-part post. Part 1 can be found here. There’s an interesting postscript to this most metal of weekends. The next morning I woke up and went to the airport almost five hours early – … Continue reading

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Have We Grown Apart? Take the Quiz!

A friend and I were recently talking about the pros and cons of living in South Korea, and one of the biggest cons, we agreed, is the way time sort of passes in a bubble here. As we’re living our … Continue reading

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Mapo: The Bridge of Life and Death

Greetings dear readers! This is my first post of 2018, so I guess I should probably say “Happy New Year!” too. One of my resolutions in 2017 was to post an update every week, but obviously that didn’t work out. … Continue reading

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Catching Up With J. (A 5-Question Update)

Welcome, dear readers, and greetings from day 8 of my December-long Immortal-thon. Immortal, for the sake of all you non-metalheads out there, is a Norwegian band famous for writing songs about frozen landscapes, winter, snow, ice, frostbite, winterdemons, blizzards, and … Continue reading

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Something You Need to See and Hear

There’s nothing I can add to the following video with words, dear readers, so I’ll just quickly give you some context and let it speak for itself. Last Friday (November 24th) was our school’s annual orchestra concert. There were a … Continue reading

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