“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer I’ve been thinking about success a lot recently.
It’s been a Batman week for me. For my birthday, my wife (and kid) decorated the dining room in a Batman theme and gave me a Batman cake like I was turning 12 and not 36. I also wrote a long piece on how Tim Burton’s Batman films are better in memory than in reality.
Welcome back to the latest edition of Flashback Friday Flop, a weekly feature in which I examine a hip-hop album from years ago that was considered a flop, either critically or commercially or both, when it was released and see if it has gotten better – or worse – over time. This week: The LOX’sContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Money, Power & Respect””
Nearly every day, I open up Medium and look at the top stories of the day. And, nearly every day, at least one, often two, and sometimes all five, are essays focused on how to be more productive or a story about how to change your life, usually through leaving your current place of employment.
The latest edition of my monthly reading review newsletter. Continue reading… Christopher Pierznik is the author of eight books, all of which can be purchased in paperback and Kindle. His work has appeared on XXL, Cuepoint, Business Insider, Medium, The Cauldron, and many more. Subscribe to his monthly reading review newsletter or follow him on FacebookContinue reading “The Pierznik Monthly Volume 23 (March 2016)”
Che Guevara’s name is well known, but the specifics of the man and his ideas are far less famous.
The editors over at Medium asked me to partake in an online conversation series with several writers that I admire about the exploitation of March Madness.
From Deadpool to Captain America: Civil War to X-Men: Apocalypse to Suicide Squad, we are truly living in the age of the comic book film. Studios pour hundreds of millions of dollars into films that try valiantly to remain true to the source material and translate the artwork of a splash page onto a movieContinue reading “Tim Burton’s Batman Films Are Far Worse Than You Remember”
My birthday is Monday.
Welcome back to the latest edition of Flashback Friday Flop, a weekly feature in which I examine a hip-hop album from years ago that was considered a flop, either critically or commercially or both, when it was released and see if it has gotten better – or worse – over time. This week: Fugees’ BluntedContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Blunted on Reality””