Storytelling: Why Modern Country Sucks

I like country music, I really do. I grew up on the 80s/90s legends like Alan Jackson, George Strait, Reba McEntire, Randy Travis, and Garth Brooks. Not only are these artists, and artists/bands from the era, what I would call quintessential country music, they also have a richness of quality storytelling. Continue reading


Watermelon Jolly Rancher: A Scientific Excursion in the Relationship of Flavors in Wine (To Prove A Point)

Do you remember being a kid, and convincing your parents to buy a bag of mixed flavor Jolly Ranchers? I always sifted through the peasant flavors in search of the highly luxurious watermelon flavor. Sure, I’d eat the rest, I was a sugar fiend growing up. But watermelon was the absolute best flavor of any candy I had. Do you remember what this tastes like? Continue reading