Author Archives: Bob

HTG Podcast #16: Job hunting, illiberalism, and the Wachowski sisters

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I babble about job hunting, the ascent of illiberalism in progressive circles, the Wachowski brothers — er, I mean, sisters –, and the latest from the Las Cruces indie/singer-songwriter scene. dth=”560″ … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #15: Graduation Day

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I metamorphose from graduate student to societal leech.

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Las Cruces rocks

It’s been a full year since I ventured out to Art Obscura and got my first taste of the local indie rock scene here in Las Cruces. I blogged about that show here, and since then I’ve quietly supported the … Continue reading

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Being in love

Being in love (Jason Molina) Being in love means you are completely broken then put back together But the one piece that was yours is beating in your lover’s breast She says the same thing about hers Is beating in … Continue reading

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Louis C.K.’s Top 10 Rules For Success (Video via @EvanCarmichael)

There’s a ton of great shit here that is relevant to anyone who is trying to live a creative life. 1. Try new things 2. You can’t please everybody 3. Always try to improve 4. Don’t waste time 5. Get … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #14: Warts and all

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I try to get back on the creative horse after getting kicked around a bit by, I don’t know, another horse? Half-marathons, job interviews, and mindfulness meditation all get mentioned at … Continue reading

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Keep walking

I’m presently completing an internship at my university counseling center (working toward a master’s degree), and one of my least favorite intern duties is “tabling,” whereby I am tasked to sell the many wonders of our counseling center to random … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #13: Pushing through resistance

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I push through some resistance by talking about pushing through resistance. Since I’ve been putting some of the HTG Podcast episodes on my YouTube channel, I decided to record a video … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #12: Next chapters

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I ponder what it means to keep the creative fires burning throughout different stages of life, maybe even right up to the end. Or maybe not. Henry Miller chimes in from … Continue reading

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HTG Podcast #11: The future of communication

In this episode of the Head The Gong Podcast, I reflect on parallel universe toads, the battle between creative work and distracto-tainment, spirit magnification, and how Henry Miller recorded the first-ever podcast episode in 1949. Related media: Miller on the … Continue reading

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