I don’t think I believe in “deep down.” I kind of think all you are is just the things that you do.
Anonymous said: I hope you're doing well, Behnam. I miss ya.
Well, I’m alive—thanks for asking. I’m about finish the first draft of a book, which I’m really excited for. And my Halloween costume is coming together. Spoiler alert, it’s a Ryan Gosling character.
Literature: Bedrock Faith (completed), The Old Neighborhood (current)
Television: Mad Men (caught-up), Game of Thrones (caught-up), Archer (season 3)
Gaming: Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2nd playthrough, completed*), Mass Effect (4th playthrough, current)
Films: The Raid 2, Face Off, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Rushmore, The Fountain, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Howl’s Moving Castle
Literary goals: Finish 1st draft of “BUTTERFLY” novel project. Rewrite “GENE” story project.
Career goals: Write copy for advertising portfolio. Apply for jobs.
Personal goals: Carry that weight.
Completed goals: "Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all."
Personal rewards: Steve Madden Kinndle Black Leather Slip-On Dress Shoes.
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There are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. He was one of them. What more is there to say?
His father became a part of that tree. He grew into the wood, into the bloom. And when a sparrow ate the tree’s fruit, his father flew with the birds. He said, death was his father’s road to awe. That’s what he called it—the road to awe.
The secret? I don’t know. I guess you’ve just got to find something you love to do and then do it for the rest of your life.