The way we draw our political districts has a huge effect on U.S. politics, but the process is also greatly misunderstood. Gerrymandering has become a scapegoat for… Read more “Gerrymandering [EPISODE] — 99% Invisible”
” The greatest thing that we can do is to help to help somebody know that they’re loved and capable of loving”
It was May 6, 1954, when on a windy day at Oxford University’s Iffley Road Track, Dr. Rodger Bannister became the first person on planet earth to run the… Read more “Go That Extra Mile- An Appreciation of Roger Bannister and His Sub-4 Minute Mile”
I started to wonder what this meant for the over 300,000 Jews of France now that the Nazis had taken over.
I saw…People talking without speaking, people hearing without listening…
-Simon and Garfunkel
On account of my boundless curiosity and my seemingly endless commute to the city, I have gravitated to listening to podcasts on the subway each morning as I… Read more “This is Love”
I wanted to thank my readers for…you know, reading… I enjoy writing and thinking and thinking in my writings. But it drives me to pieces sometimes after I publish… Read more “I HEART TYPOS”
We watch sports because we don’t know what will happen next. Each play has the potential to show us something beautiful, brutal or unbelievable As iconic… Read more “Super Bowl-A Tale Of Two Teams”
I dropped my phone on the floor for the thousandth time… and for the last time. For one week, I was free. The first time I took a… Read more “Phone Cleanse”
“You know…I’ve been doin this show for twenty-five years, five and a half hours a day and now we’re gonna talk about twelve seconds ok?” -Mike Francesa… Read more “Mikes Off”
“This one, this one right here… this was my dream, my wish. And it didn’t come true. So I’m taking it back. I’m taking them all back.”
The dented cars look shiny and new to me. You can see them that way too…
If nobody remembers the life, did it happen?..
“I can remember running. I was just running. I had no plan where I wanted to go. In that moment, I just wanted to be away from wherever I was for good.”
Back in high school, I had a conversation with my older brother about happiness. At one point, he asked me to imagine what it would be like if… Read more “Hearts that hurt are hearts that work”
One of the things that I struggled with is if you’re good at something, does that mean you were meant to do it?” -Todd Marinovich I… Read more “The Tale of Todd Marinovitch”
I wanted to thank all people who have read, subscribed, followed, liked and commented on TIL-This Is Loit. For some reason, you find what I have… Read more “Thank You For Reading”
“After I’m dead I’d rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one.”
Be alive. Decide what exactly living means to you and run to that.
Today I will try to be awesome- 1-I will avoid talking about politics. If pulled into a discussion, I will listen, shrug my shoulders and change the… Read more “Be Awesome One Day At A Time III”
He was effortless, zen-like and spoke in mellow, even, soothing tones. He was the original satisfying video.