Author Archives: Chris

I'm a thirty year old man who likes Medicine For Melancholy.

We are north, eh.

I think. I am moving. To Canada. Yep, that’s my decision. Never mind the fact that it is currently approximately infinity below zero (Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin), and I haven’t managed to work “Oh” and “Eh” into my normal speech pattern, ...

#NewYearNewMe.

The confetti has been swept up, novelty glasses trashed, and outrageous Uber bills paid. Yes, we have made it to a new year. Everyone who is still with us should take a bow like Mrs. Powers, we’ve rewritten history again. Fair Eastside. As you can proba ...

Instant Classic.

Yesterday, if you hadn’t heard, D’Angelo emerged from wherever Shea butter infused, “incense” smoke-filled cave to drop “Black Messiah.” Prior to this release, D’Angelo had not released an album for nearly fifteen ...

Don’t Do This Bro.

Two weeks, two high profile (albeit one more high profile than the other) took to social media to public shame their significant others. I guess this is a thing in 2014 now. Back in my day when you had a problem with your lady it was between you, her and ...

At A Loss.

Watching the proceedings in Ferguson and I can hardly put my thoughts into words. What can I say or write about this situation that hasn’t been written or spoken by hundreds of people over the past three months? What can I expound upon that would be ...

Dead and Gone.

I’ve held my tongue for as long as I can, but no longer. The comedy marketed to and generally consumed by black folks is awful. “Black” comedy is obvious, stereotypical and mean spirited. I’ve read that comedy is based on surprise. ...