Josh Radnor’s Music and Drawing What I Feel

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I would say that I am the Thrill’s resident Alumni Stalker. I Facebook messaged John Green for months on end (always being left on read) and I have Josh Radnor’s tweets on alert. Once he even directly responded to me! To cut to the chase, I don’t know if most normal people know this, but Josh Radnor has a band. Yes, you heard me correctly. He and a pal write three to four minute songs with titles like “It’s Yours Once You Give it Away” and “Still Though We Should Dance”.

You know when that kid from your high school tries to become a SoundCloud rapper and you’re like, haha, thank goodness we weren’t friends and thus I can’t be associated with him? This is like that, except you chose this. You chose to be grouped with the man who willingly made this video: Continue reading

Overheard at Kenyon: Finals Week

You’re not sure whether you’re about to vomit from stress, anxiety induced nausea, or your new diet of Red Bull, market tuna sandwiches, and cigarettes. Welcome to finals week! Here’s the fun part: us here at the Thrill have been listening. We’ve overheard all the nonsense that has come out of your crusty mouths. Behold, Overheard at Kenyon: Finals Week Edition.

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10 o’clock list: Upworthy Posts That Didn’t Make It to Your Newsfeed

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We’ve all seen them. You’ll never believe what this kangaroo pulled out of her pouch. Watch this child deliver a spiritual revelation that will literally blow your panties off. The embarrassingly easy thing you could do to gain 100 IQ points. Yeah. Ok. No. I DON’T NEED YOUR SHIT UPWORTHY. Maybe I look at Facebook because I want to be depressed, not inspired. Whatever. Despite this, we’re here with a few Upworthy posts that probably didn’t quite make it to your newsfeed. The inspiration is tangible.

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10 o’clock list: Strange Things You Encounter on Your Way Home for Break

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What will you encounter?

1. Museums for things that don’t necessitate museums. Small ponies, RVs, Canals, and Creationists—they all have them. First stop on my way back to the motherland? The Toenail and Chainmail Museum.

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Faculty Rap Names: Your Professor’s Secret Past as a Straight-Up G

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What/what/what/what? You thought your professors were some vanilla-ass intellectu-fools? Well you better think again because lil’ Sing Sing aka Sassy W might just be teaching your history of India class. And who knew Ragin’ C Mastastrangelove was coordinating your student activities? Now for a brief introduction to the underground rap community that you never knew we had.

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We Drove Home for Thanksgiving, Vol. III

Sam Colt ’14 noticed this while driving from Atlanta to Gambier.

The depicted cross is one of two that stand along I-75 in Tennessee and Kentucky. This one is near Caryville, Tenn. Near one of the crosses is an adult store and I’ve always wondered which was there first, in a chicken or egg sort of way.

Still not as cool as Florence, Y’all.