Minimalist, Leftist, and Oxford comma enthusiast from Vancouver, BC. I write about life, literature, and everything in between. If I’m not writing, I’m reading. rajbainswriter.com | https://linktr.ee/rajsbains
Remembering Art Bell of Coast to Coast AM
I’m not one for conspiracy theories, but I was feeling nostalgic last night and found myself taking a trip down memory lane. I visited YouTube and searched for Art Bell. Voila! There he was. Preserved in all his glory. It was as if he never left. His conversations with Michio Kaku, Terence McKenna, and so many more are still as impactful now as they were then.
The Rise of r/Antiwork and The Great Resignation
If you’ve spent any amount of time on Reddit lately, you’ve probably come across the r/antiwork subreddit. It’s even been featured in the news. But what’s all the fuss about? What do they want?
Top Things to do in Vancouver
Being a native Vancouverite, I think I am qualified to speak on the topic of travel activities in my city. Do I like Vancouver? It’s complicated. But every year thousands of hopefuls flock here to look at the mountains, look at the water, and look at the trees. They eventually leave when they realize how expensive everything is here and that the scenery doesn’t cover the living costs. It doesn't help that Vancouver is known as the "boring city." Anyway, here are the top things to do in Vancouver.
OMAD: What I Learned From Eating Once a Day for a Week
It may sound crazy, but I enjoyed it. Not only did I reduce my grocery bill, but I learned a lot about myself. But the question remains: would I do it all again?
10 Things I Have Learned on my Writer’s Journey
They tell you you’re crazy, headed for financial ruin, and that you won’t be welcome back in their home. The day has come. That seminal moment in your life. You’re ready to disappoint your parents and pursue your dream of becoming a writer.
On Being a Canucks Fan
I remember getting a Kirk McLean goalie mask miniature with my McDonald's Happy Meal. I still have my hockey card collection from all those years ago as well. If you grew up in Canada, chances are you fell in love with hockey at some point. If you grew up in the ’90s, you probably spent a great deal of time playing outside. I loved to play street hockey with the kids on my block. I’d go outside after school and bang my hockey stick on the asphalt alleyway. One by one, kids spilled out of their homes and the game was on.
The Future of Driving
Modern driving feels slightly archaic. We stay between lines painted on the road and we all agree to obey the rules of the road. But what happens when one of us doesn’t? Accidents occur. How can we make driving safer, cleaner, and less chaotic? In this article, we will explore the current state of driving as well as the future of automobiles in general.
Cybersecurity Basics You Need to Know
Someone recently gained access to an account of mine. It contained my banking information. Suffice it to say, I panicked. I spent the day changing my email addresses, updating my passwords, and enabling 2FA across my devices. Now I’m no expert, but neither are you. The great thing is that you don’t need to be a tech expert to practice good cybersecurity techniques.
Will Soccer Ever Gain a Foothold in North America?
Soccer—or Football as it is known outside of North America—is often considered the world’s sport. While it remains ultra-popular outside of North America, I’m left wondering: “why hasn’t it caught on here?” This article will examine the role of “The Big 4,” the MLS, and various other factors that have contributed to the unpopularity of the sport in North America.
Foreplay and Fun
As a heterosexual cisgender male, I know what it’s like to get yours and leave your partner wanting for more. But no longer. Here are a few ways to spice up your sex life and satisfy your partner. Please note, I’ll be speaking from the point of view of a heterosexual cisgender male.
Spookiest Channels on Youtube
If you’re in the mood for a good scare, I’ve got you covered. Here is a list of the spookiest channels on YouTube. Be warned, some of the content may be disturbing and unsettling. Viewer discretion is advised.
Why I Quit Gaming and Why I Want to Play Again
The gaming industry has undergone rapid change during the last decade, and I’m sure you all know what I’m talking about. The industry has fundamentally shifted its business model, much to the consternation of gamers everywhere. While it’s not all doom and gloom, the situation seems to be worsening. Below are some of my gripes with the video game industry.