In the fall of 2015, I took a course at my university about musical subcultures. I adore fandom and am active in many. I went for the obvious topic of study: Frank Turner.
In December 2016 I received a text from a friend asking me if I was going to see The Menzingers in Brooklyn. "Nope," I shot back. For me, The Menzingers were a band I had seen a handful of times in the past who failed to grab me both at a gig and at home … Continue reading Falling in Love with The Menzingers
I missed blogging. I missed having a semi-organized place for my thoughts, things I wanted to share, things I thought were cool. So I made this. I hope I like it, and I hope you do too. I'm Valerie. I was born and raised in New York City. My hair changes colors a lot, but … Continue reading Hello.