Category: writing

In the Meantime

It’s been hectic. April was a busy and thought-filled month. New content for this blog will follow soon. As some may know, I write for an alternative weekly in Syracuse, NY. My efforts there are part of the reason this blog’s been put on the back burner. Here is a list of my recent Syracuse New Times articles for you…

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Chocolate Dreams

If something isn’t broken, people will suggest it needn’t be fixed. If something is broken, however, well, fix it. When fixing whatever is broken, and in this case it’s dreaming, it’s important to research and attempt to resolve the issue through direct or even trial-and-error approaches. Any attempt is trial and error, because, well, people…

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Succinct

I’ve been tackling a book: From Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik. The author is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker, and his award winning work is eloquent to say the least. The memoir of his years living in Paris is explorative; he dives into the country’s culture and appropriately weaves in and compares nuggets of…

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Mecurio Rising

Paul Mecurio has been stomping around the comedy scene for well over a decade. If you’ve been a fan of The Daily Show — the Jon Stewart years in particular, because he set the bar so high — you’ll probably recognize the comic’s contributions to the show. He’s made television appearances, especially in regard to the…

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Bathroom Pleasure

One of my worst habits is the shower — often times I take too long of showers. There is only one person to blame for this — myself. (What you think there were other people to blame?) Oftentimes time slips through my fingers; seconds trickle as drops from my fingers. The next thing realized: This…

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New York Stories: ‘Postscript’

My early arrival to the Cuban diner, Copellia, was appropriate. For one, I didn’t want my unfamiliarity to get the best of me this time. Instead of standing outside, waiting for Martin to arrive, I headed into the neighboring The Donut Pub. The storefront’s window boasted some of the greatest looking donuts that I’ve seen.…

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