Nathan TimmelThe Blog
Is there a difference between a compliment and praise? I’m uncomfortable with certain forms of kindness, and accepting of others.
VH1 aired one season of a fantastic program, Bands on the Run. It should have launched Flickerstick into the stratosphere.
I've never known how to take a compliment. Insults I'm fine with; they can come at me all day long. But compliments? Compliments set off weird emotions in me. Whenever I'm praised, I either change the subject or throw out a self-deprecating comment; I do anything I...
Facebook has always been a site ruled capriciously and with a heavy hand, but lately it has been getting worse.
There are facts, and there are beliefs. Sometimes the two match up, but when they are at odds, belief will always win.
Is comedy better when it’s honest, or is it OK to lie from the stage for a laugh? Everyone has their thoughts; I’m curious to hear them.
Nostalgia is a lie, but it’s one we often fall prey to. What happens when reality bumps up against our memories?
Is the fear of being abandoned something that we’re born with, or something instilled in us? I hope it’s the latter, so I can combat it.