Dreams are Scary
Man… I saw Jad Abumrad, creator and co-host of the public radio show “Radio Lab,” give a speech at the Third Coast Audio Festival in 2012. In that speech he talked about some of his ‘favorite things’ He talked about putting all of yourself into a project, taking risks and putting yourself in a position that scares you. A state of uncertainty. He even talked about the...
Kevin Ware’s gruesome injury in the NCAA Mens’s Basketball Tournament on live TV. Louisville vs Duke Elite 8.
NorthsideLou's 2012 Spotify Playlist
I have a Spotify Premium account. That means I can listen to music from my phone. Here are the tracks I added to my “Starred” list this year and kept on repeat. These 4 * tracks were tops on constant rotation list. * The Pharcyde – Runnin’ - Philippians Rmx - 90’s Hip Hop [Remix] * Tony! Toni! Toné! – Feels Good - Dance, Pop * Willie Colón – Eso Se Baila Asi -...
I’m an advocate for change in immigration policy in the U.S. It’s the one time among my perpetual Devil’s Advocacy where I find it difficult to come up with a cohesive argument for the other side. I’ve met many leaders in the immigration reform battle who lean towards citizenship paths. Most of them are young, most are passionate, but frankly a lot are are missing some of...
At 1st #ImLike ‘Dubai crazy’ #ThenImLike ‘skydiving Dubai crazy’ #ThenImLike ‘landing skydive Dubai the most craziest’ gizmodo.com/5963620/skydiv… — Luis Antonio Perez (@NorthsideLou) November 28, 2012
"It's Not A Journey" Brad Pitt Chanel No. 5
vocalooverdrive: by Luis A few weeks ago I was at a local watering hole having a the special, half-slab rib dinner and a pint of local brew. A few feet over at the end of the bar a tall, striking, blonde woman was asking the bartender questions out of a magazine questionnaire. Things like, “what is your favorite dish?” and “if you could go anywhere, where would it be, and why?” As she flipped...
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vocalooverdrive: by Luis A few weeks ago I was at a local watering hole having a the special, half-slab rib dinner and a pint of local brew. A few feet over at the end of the bar a tall, striking, blonde woman was asking the bartender questions out of a magazine questionnaire. Things like, “what is your favorite…
northsidelou on Instagram →
Instagram now has online profiles. That’s great, but it also reveals the limits of the camera on my iPhone 4. As expected the pics look great on the phone and just ‘ok’ online. Should also be noted that the pics can’t be saved with right click, which is also a good thing. Especially since news outlets are starting to troll instagram to license photos. I’m guessing...
Dying of the White: Requiem for the 2012 Election →
I love this write up by Cord Jefferson for Gawker about the “end of White America”. “It makes me wonder who my fellow citizens are. I’ve got to be honest, I feel like I’ve lost touch with what the identity of America is right now. I really do.” —Boston Republican voter Marianne Doherty, on her feelings following Obama’s reelection.
For my friends who always want Latin music in...
myfriendsaremarried.tumblr.com (When someone posts...
One of those new When/Reaction GIF tumblr blogs. When someone posts their engagement pictures on facebook myfriendsaremarried:
Mitt Romney visited Israel in the midst of his 2012 presidential campaign and made a statement at a fundraiser attributing Israel’s prosperity to their superior culture, unlike their neighbors (AP Video). Palestinian leaders have balked at the statement calling it racist. In the video above The Daily Show has some fun with Mitt Romney’s gaffe.
First KO in the Olympics