Nathan TimmelThe Blog
A Real Life Del Griffith
Last year I put 40,000 miles on my car. This makes me especially touchy when it comes to shitty drivers, a description that can encompass a wide-range of people.
You Fuckers Frustrate Me
I spent around ten years working in the restaurant industry. Busboy, waiter, dishwasher, bartender... I was all over the place. It can be a thankless job; people are rude, picky, stingy, stupid... I fully believe the world would be a much better place if everyone had...
The Wide Eyes of Self-Awareness
Sometimes I feel like Crash Davis.
The All is Lost Moment
On February 14, 2015, day of St. Valentine and Year of our Lord respectively, I blew out my vocal cords while performing…
To Those Who Wait
I admit to being too hotheaded, and know that sometimes you need to wait things out to the end.
It’s Never Been So Bad As It Always Is
Children of today will survive the pressures of fear just as my generation did, just as every generation has.
An Open Letter Regarding the Hypocrisy Surrounding American Sniper
When I was in high school, I listened to the band Slayer. A lot. And you know what? I didn’t become a Satanist.
When the Foo Fighters arrived in 1995, I was as stunned as anyone. Here was the drummer from Nirvana fronting a band. Not only was he fronting it, he played all the instruments on the debut album, having written every song. And those songs were pretty fucking awesome.
The Red Welt of Unhappy Memories
Discussing abuse is easy. Knowing what to do is difficult.
There is something incredibly powerful and humbling about being able to pacify an infant simply by giving it the skin-to-skin contact of your hand. A baby may not know much, but it knows warmth, and love.
The Ballad of Justine Sacco
On December 20, 2013, Justine Sacco was boarding a flight to Africa. Offhandedly, she Tweeted: “Going to Africa. Hope I don’t get AIDS. Just kidding. I’m white!”
Hi. My name is Nathan, and I watch pornography, and I masturbate. Usually in that order.