After their ignorant teacher pressures them into joining the army, Paul Baümer, the novel’s adolescent narrator, and his classmates enlist in the German army, only to realize that the grueling life in the military bares little resemblance to the glorified lifestyle romanticized by their teacher. Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front recounts the physical, mental, and…Continue
I was listening to Play It Again by Luke Bryan (highly recommended for long summer drives with the music cranked up and the windows down) and in the song, the narrator is with a girl who waits all night to hear a song that is stuck in her head. When the song comes on, she is ecstatic. I kept wondering why the girl doesn’t just buy the song on iTunes or look up the song on YouTube. It’s such a simple solution! But then…Continue
Raymond is struggling to make ends meet. He and his wife Mia can't pay the payments to maintain their LA home, and Raymond turns to dealing drugs to some friends in order to get that some money to pay the basic bills.
Walt just found a letter in his New York apartment that suggests that his live-in girlfriend Vanessa, a beautiful but fickle actress, is planning to dump him. He fakes an illness to make her feel obligated to stay with him so that he has the opportunity to win…