De-Bunking Sandwich Myths at Bunk

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The east coast invasion has finally begun for a hoard of panini press pirates making birth from the Beaver State.  Portland Oregon institution has set up shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, letting New Yorker’s know all about what slinging sammies from the west coast entails.

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Music of the Moment: Spring Blooms in New Music

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Spring has sprung, possibly even giving way to an early summer (80 degrees on Easter?!?!?!).  With the changes of the season come life, rebirth, new hope (beyond Luke Skywalker), and often enough an onslaught of new music.  Trying to tantalize our auditory taste buds, artists will start releasing a song salvo here and there to get listeners excited for new material that they can hear during the summer festival season.  With that in mind let’s take a look at some artists new and old who have peaked my interest with some amazing new music.

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Music of the Moment : Songs of Regret

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Here is a couple of songs that I just so happened to stumble upon, or somehow circled back into my listening rotation recently and are definitely worth checking out.

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Top 50 Emo Songs of My Generation

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These types of lists are highly debatable so I’ll throw out the caveat already that these are just my choices, some have special meaning to me or merely really rock.  I grew up in what became known as the Third Wave of Emo, from the mid 90’s to late 00’s, so if you are craving some Modern Baseball or American Football or any other sporting band they just aren’t in this time period. Also each band is only allowed to be on the list once, or else this would probably turn into a top 5 songs from 10 bands list.  Without further ado….

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Putting a Face on the Immigration Ban

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Today walking around the streets of Brooklyn I was truly inspired by all the businesses that were closed.  It is very important that you stand for what you believe in and while I try to keep politics out of American Appetite, this is one topic that I believe should be paramount to everyone.  We were all immigrants at one time after all,  well unless you are Native American, in that case you were here and then slaughtered by immigrants, so maybe you are the only people who have a case for an immigrant ban.

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Social Media Creating a New Type of Stalker

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With continued technological innovation a lot of our lives have been transferred online.  Through an ever expanding aggregation of apps, websites, and widgets so much of daily life can be accessed, viewed, and updated from anywhere with strong enough WiFi.  However, much like  John Hammond’s Jurassic vision, these great ideas can often be accompanied by some fiendish fruit.

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Wednesday is for Women Who Rock.

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Been big into bands lead by some kick ass ladies recently so figured I’d give a quick shout out to a few fem fronted  factions really doing some incredible stuff.

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A Romantic Date with a Sociopath

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With it being Valentine’s Day, a time for lovers and selfless gestures of love and romance, what better time than now to take a look at how some of those romantic overtures can fall as flat as pre 6th century global geography. Cases like that tend to pop up when you figure out that bed mate of yours might just be a sociopath.

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Weekly Wrap Up : Going Forward

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Hey folks, it’s been a while.

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Monday Cover : Dancing in the Dark performed by Downtown Boys

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Downtown Boys : Dancing in the Dark (originally by Bruce Springsteen)

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