Old Friends: A Musical Rollercoaster of Emotions

Old Friends: A Musical Rollercoaster of Emotions

“I love revues. I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part of four back-to-school revues during my time here at Rutgers, including this one. What I love about revues is that they’re often full of familiar songs, but pulled from different places, all to create one full production. Being in a revue, I get the chance to sing songs I might never get the chance to sing otherwise. Watching a revue, audiences can experiences songs they may or may not have heard before in a different light from how they were originally performed.”

OPF Sweeps the Blobbies!

OPF Sweeps the Blobbies!

"Award shows: a fundamental right of passage in the entertainment industry, whereby celebrities, who do not get enough recognition and worship as is, are gifted with golden statues for literally just doing their jobs well. Now, I understand that other professions give out awards and have ceremonies to celebrate the accomplishments of people in their field, but let’s get one thing straight: they don’t matter. The National Teacher of the Year Award, the AMA Excellence in Medicine Award, or National Society of Accountant’s Accountant of the Year Award—they’re all meaningless awards, for meaningless careers. The only ones who matter are entertainers and blog writers, amen."

Get Whipped into Shape (of Things)

Get Whipped into Shape (of Things)

"One thing you should know about me is that, despite my whimsical, playful, and otherwise merry exterior, I am often filled with existential dread. I grapple with many of the timeless questions that have similarly stressed history’s great thinkers: why are we here? What is our purpose? Is there such thing as natural law? A universal conception of “good”?  Is there a God? If so, then why are there nations ravaged by famine? And war?  Who killed Kennedy? Am I an Evelyn? A Jenny? Maybe an Adam or a Phillip?"