A clip from this weeks episode of Salty Bro Book Club! “Gurus, Death, Drugs, and Other Puzzles” Ep. 5 Continue reading Ari Aster and the Psychedelic Experience (From His 2019 Film: Midsommar)
I was mega depressed living at my parents house & nothing was going my way.
I yelled feelings at the Macbook, Pat came over, yelled feelings at the mac, and we made a song… Continue reading Life is Hard (2 Years Ago Today)
What does it feel like when your life is arranged for action and theres nowhere to go?
Ross Turner joins me for a conversation all about corona, comedy, creativity, stand-up, sponsorship (he was mine), and love. And not just any love, but that romantic falling in love “how did this happen to me and i better not frick it up” type love. Continue reading Inside the Minds Eye w/ Ross Turner Ep. 4
“10 years of my life flashed behind my eyes…
I remembered the pain of drug addiction. Years of maintaining a high I felt I needed, felt I deserved…chasing the truth as it was embedded in my brain via Brad’s lyrics. Searching to understand the emotion that Nowell portrayed through his music…” Continue reading Kat Maxman -Tattoo Artist-
“Happiness is something that’s difficult to notice while it’s happening, because when we have lengths of time where everything is “right” we almost become numb to it. It’s almost like we require “more” of something, or we get comfortable and the spark of wonder that we held for granted dissipates when we become complacent…” Continue reading How Do You Know You’re Happy?
The truest form of human expression seems to peek itself out of the doldrums. It seems that to create magic, to build a product from the sanctum of your soul, you have to be unafraid, allowing yourself to be seen… Continue reading The Difficulty in Artistry
“So insane that I can wake with a prayer to start my day
Rather than wake with a pill and just pray that the sickness goes away…” Continue reading 13 years (The Pen of Will Conrad)
On a recent trip to Israel, I sat down with Ivy Estelle from the New-Alternative Hip-Hop Duo “Aleck & Ivy” to talk about what it means to experience success as an Artist… Expand your ear holes with the track, “Medicine”, from their EP “Sticks in the Mud”: Exercise your eye sockets with their spankin’ new music video “Missty Blue”: To support Ivy and all her creative endeavors, check out the following links: Aleck & Ivy (The Website) Aleck & Ivy (The Facebook Page) Download “Sticks in the Mud” (A Debut EP for the Price of Free) Continue reading Ivy Estelle: A New Style of Hip-Hop
It wasn’t long ago that I felt isolated within my mind, alone in a state of emotional debilitation that spilled waves of doubt upon my spirit… Lost in a plague of confusion as I struggled to make sense of why I felt different from everyone around me. Adrift in an ideology, a way of perceiving reality that (I felt) couldn’t be understood among my friends or family… I’m losing myself. I’m trying to write instead of just letting it flow. I’m writing instead of just thinking on screen… The fact is, for a good length of time, I felt like … Continue reading When Dreams Create Reality
Sam Rathvon has been exploring creativity and sharing his thoughts on our website since its inception. Recently, Sam has shown his artwork at Cherokee Heights Art Festival and is now the creative director and owner of Globe in the Dark Art. In this video, Adam and Sam discuss creativity, self-expression, art, and success. If you dig his artwork and want to support Sam, please visit http://www.facebook.com/GlobeInTheDarkArt Previously Published by Sam Rathvon on Thoughtopsy: A Blank Page: The Choice is Ours Fear, Frustration, and Creation Continue reading Sam Rathvon: Globe in the Dark Art