Ever since the beginning of high school, then being when I was old enough to see past my parents’ enforced points of view, I have loved downtown areas. I know, you are probably like most people; the people who hate downtown areas. Downtown to most people symbolizes poverty, insanity, and mostly crime. When people think of it, they think of a grimy, noisy, litter-filled street with factories in the background where murder and thievery is taking place. As for me, I find it is so much more.
First of all, I do realize that there are people in these areas who do crime. I’m not blind, I just don’t let those people blind me to all the great aspects of downtown. On a more materialistic level, downtown has a huge variety of unique store (great for us whom enjoy finding non-mainstream items. It is bustling with antiques, artist studios, home-run restaurants…. and so much more. The buildings. Oh gee, the architecture. I can’t even fathom how to express my joy for the architecture downtown. All the buildings are unique; one of a kind. Because they are older, they also have plants growing on them, or chips in the wall, or graffiti. They tell stories. They are a record of time in our own backyard. Not only are the buildings unique, but so are the people. People don’t bother trying to fit into society’s cookie cutter and conform to the normal. No one cares, they just act themselves.
No one is fake.
Why should they be?
Some have nothing
To live for.
They are REAL.
It is the closest
You will ever come.
It shows the world
For what it
In everyone’s heart.
It shows how close
To the brink
Our mental state is.
Is no worst
Than anywhere else.
As it really is.
That up there, that is another reason I like downtown. No facades. No lies. Just reality. Truth. I’d rather know and learn to live knowing than be ignorant to the reality we live in.
Have you ever read a book that was made from a blog? I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Well, starting last summer, I discovered I have a warm spot for these types of books. Perhaps because I blog? Very likely. My first book of this genre (or at least I make blog books their own genre) was one by Douglas Adams; the author of the “Dilbert” comics.
I don’t think there was a defined subject to this book. Mostly random stories and such, kind of like Metaphorical Coffee. Just a book to make you laugh, ponder and scheme. Good for over coffee, or for those with a short attention span and can’t focus (a.k.a. People like me.) As soon as I finished this book, I was hooked. I didn’t pick up my next blog book until last winter. This time, it was a more well-known one that I read so I would stop missing “inside” jokes. (In other words, I went to read this rather annoyed.)
I actually ended up really liking this book. By the way, “white people” can also be substituted with “practically a hipster” or “the author of this book”. I can assure you, if you happen to be in the least bit amused by or are a hipster, you will like this book. Finally, the last blog book I laid my hands on was the very popular blog book:
Sadly, I didn’t enjoy it quite as much as “Stuff White People Like” or Edwin’s blog awkwardlist.com, but it was still amusing. Someday, you too should try reading a blog book.
Despite being a book-worm, I still will read blogs however, because there just aren’t as many choices out there, and just not the ones I’m subscribed to. Keep blogging fellow bloggers, and may someday I see your blog books too!
So I’m a bit in a rush to write this post because my vast amount of homework, and this is a bit out of my style, but today I am going to display some epic videos/ music videos I know and hope you enjoy them!
Ok so for the last video there, there is a video by Ray William Johnson that explains that “two camels in a tiny car” is the key to win any argument. Watch it here.
And now here are some music videos from my favorite band; Flight of the Concords. These are the versions of these songs I know and are farmiliar with but let it be known that there arre probably 10 different versions of each one of them.
Ok you must watch this video and listen to the music to the one after at the same time if you can…
Alright readers, now I wish you to compare the next two videos. One is BEAT IT by Micheal Jackson, and the other is EAT IT by Weird Al. I bollowed forth a throaty laughfollowing doing such.
And here is a video I have posted earlier on in my blog posts but must be made sure to be watched. It is from one of my favorite movies; Dr.Horrible’s Sing- Along Blog.
Ok well hope you enjoyed ’em! Be back in the summer when exams are done! Here, enjoy yourself playing this while I’m gone.
You have probably heard of a hipster before and you probably know many of them. Well, today I am going to introduce to you a new sub- category to them; a class I call “hipster hipster”.
The definition of hipster goes something like this: A person who rejects the mainstream culture, is into coffee shops, mac’s, ironic glasses, going green, blogging, ….. and if you want more click here. Well, a hipster hipster is sort of like a mix between hipster and beyond hipster. I sometimes consider myself one. ;P
Hipster hipster’s not only reject the mainstream taste but also notice how hipster is a secondary mainstream and rejects it to a slight degree. They still love the ironic glasses, the coffee shops, etc. but they do not flow to fit that style as they wish to be on a more unique level than such. Hipster hipsters are dramatic, graffic t-shirt, Flight of the Concords, monty python nerds who value the moral of being yourself and enjoying the hipster and nerd trend while still being unique. If someone has their own defined style, they will not copy it unless they feel “awesomtacular” as such.