A Selection of Neil Peart's Best Lyrics

On January 7, 2020, Neil Peart passed on, and music lost probably its greatest drummer. I'm not a drummer, so I can't really comment on what I think were his best riffs, but I've always thought that his lyrical prowess is what elevated Rush to the legendary status that they achieved. So in honor of…

Football Rules I'd Like to See Changed

Football (the American version, mind you) is one of my favorite sports to watch. It beautifully combines athleticism, violence, and strategy into a very entertaining (albeit long) game to watch. Among its features are a myriad of rules that require countless years of watching the game to become familiar with (or perhaps just an afternoon…

The 7 Best Meals to Learn to Cook Yourself

Cooking is hard for some people. I don't really understand why, as there are a lot of really easy recipes out there and following a recipe is in itself very easy (even easier if there is a video to go along with it), but nonetheless many people still struggle with cooking. And there are others…

What Do "Analog" and "Digital" Actually Mean?

It was a Friday night and my friend and I were a few beers in. He was discussing his job and how they like to make a big deal about the fact that they are going "all digital" in some area, and in his inebriated state he stopped and asked "what does 'digital' even mean?"…

Tipping: Yay or Nay?

I've never been a fan of tipping. Partly because of the inconvenience of it, and partly because of the awkwardness of it. The inconvenience is fairly straight-forward: at restaurants and other such venues, you must temporarily turn into Rain Man in order to perform the necessary calculations to determine the proper tip amount. If you…