Growing up in the Philly area, there is a constant underlying feeling of inferiority, like a little brother, in regards to New York City, particularly within the realm of hip-hop.Continue reading “A Fun, Glib, and Honest Trip Down Rap Memory Lane – “Ruffhouse” Reviewed”
“Soon as I hold a pen I co-defend the sickest MCs”
August 11, 2009.
I walked into the FYE in the Gallery at Market East in Philly and headed straight for the new releases section. I had already gone digital with my iPod Classic but a new album dropped that day and I wanted an actual physical CD.Continue reading “A Decade of Slaughterhouse”
The July 2019 newsletter includes thoughts on going to the beach with kids, the quiet reconciliation of Lennon & McCartney, podcasts, organizing my library, and, of course, the latest books I encountered.Continue reading “The Pierznik Monthly Newsletter Volume 57 (July 2019)”
One of the perks of my job is that I am fortunate to sit in meetings with the leadership of the organization — President/CEO, COO, CFO, VP’s, fellow directors, managers, whomever.Continue reading “All of the Successful People I Know Have One Thing in Common”
In some ways, it feels like the NBA offseason is becoming more exciting than the actual season.Continue reading “My Career Changed When I Began to Treat My Job Search Like Free Agency”
The June 2019 newsletter includes my thoughts on fireworks, exercising, Buffalo hip-hop, and, of course, books.Continue reading “The Pierznik Monthly Newsletter Volume 56 (June 2019)”
I am old enough to remember a time before everything was readily available at all times.Continue reading “The Things We’ve Lost in the Streaming Era”
My May 2019 newsletter includes tidbits about some the NBA, some podcasts, and, of course, books.Continue reading “The Pierznik Monthly Newsletter Volume 55 (May 2019)”
Each month, I send a newsletter that is a collection of all new random thoughts and scribblings on a variety of subjects, including some things I enjoyed that month – books, TV shows, films, sports, articles, whatever, as well as quick reviews of books I read. It’s free and it goes right to your inbox!Continue reading “Please Do Me a Favor — Subscribe to My Monthly Newsletter”
This month will mark the seventh anniversary of the release of my first — and still highest-selling — book.
It was a niche book and it made some minor waves in that space, to the point where it even climbed all the way to #2 in that category on Amazon. It didn’t stay there long, however, and my name never cracked the “Wealthiest Writers” listicles.
It never will.Continue reading “I’ll Never Make a Living from My Writing”