All the time “Clocks”

In an effort to offset the ennui and pessimism permeating from my last post, I thought I’d offer one of the finest examples of optimism I’ve yet to encounter: Coldplay’s “Clocks.” I’ve listed this track as my favorite song in a number of questionnaires and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I love this song so much that I’ve compiled a list of my favorite covers: Continue reading

I reach into my pocket for some small change

I’ve been in Chile for a little over a week now, gathering research for my dissertation. Though I’ve traveled to Chile frequently for the past 17 years or so, this is the first time I’ve come alone to stay a significant while in an unknown city: Viña del Mar. Continue reading