How I Got Here

The reason I’ve started turning this website into more of a blog is that I have been working on a book and I need a way to organize my thoughts and start a dialogue with the outside world.

I started writing 11 years ago as a way to make sense of my chaotic life.  At the age of 20, and two years into founding a band that was growing more and more successful, I felt that I was losing myself in a whirlwind of hype and empty status.  At every step of the way, I found myself cutting the corners of my morals and values and justifying it with my intensely busy schedule and lack of funds.  All the things I said I’d never do (because I was “smarter than that”) I found myself doing, and realized that being in those stereotypical scenarios is a whole lot different than watching them from a critical distance. Read More