Nathan TimmelThe Blog
Every year, It’s A Wonderful Life makes us laugh and cry. But isn’t it time for an update? A modern take on the classic film?
Every so often, you might open up Facebook and see the words “add friend” next to someone you thought you knew.
If you have eyeballs, every few months you'll see the same article: "Millennials Are Killing the (Fill in the Blank) Industry." The stories are always kissing cousins, and they're everywhere. Right-wing sources, "fake news," pop culture infotainment... they all like...
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.
I may not be able to donate much money to charity, but when asked, I can provide laughter. It might not solve problems, but it helps.