Instant Karma: Why I Don’t Feel Bad For Women Who Hit Men and Get Hit Back

There has been a myriad of topics I have come across on social media where never-ending arguments spark that just won't die. Grits: savory or sweet? Trump: Orange Hitler or threat to the status quo? Racism: dead and buried or alive and well? So. many. topics. I, like most people, have opinions on them and … Continue reading Instant Karma: Why I Don’t Feel Bad For Women Who Hit Men and Get Hit Back

Astrological Happenings: Week of May 15th, 2017

It's been wild long since I wrote about Astrology and I started thinking that since I have become a serious practitioner and student of it that I need to integrate it more into my posts here at The Illy Vish Files. That being said, I decided that every week I will compile the best sources … Continue reading Astrological Happenings: Week of May 15th, 2017

The North Node In Leo Manifesto

As a Natal North Node in Leo, I am going to be personally impacted by the shift of the North Node into Leo from Virgo. The North Node only returns to my natal sign of Leo every 18 years. The shifts coming for me are huge and this article does a great job of explaining … Continue reading The North Node In Leo Manifesto

I Didn’t Come Here For This: Unpleasant Facebook Interactions and Why They Make Me Dislike People, Part 1

I remember a time when my sister laughed at me because I couldn't have a Facebook account. Couldn't have one, you say? Yes, I could not have a Facebook account. It was impossible. Why? Well, some people may not remember that when Facebook first came about one had to have a valid college email address in … Continue reading I Didn’t Come Here For This: Unpleasant Facebook Interactions and Why They Make Me Dislike People, Part 1

Artist Spotlight: Mic Mountain

Hailing from Washington D.C, Mic Mountain is an Afro-Latino Emcee and Producer of Native American descent. Mic's rap style is inspired by his multi cultural background and he has had the pleasure of working with the likes of legendary Mellow Man Ace, Thirstin Howl the 3rd, Pace Won of the Outsidaz and Supreme the Eloheem of the … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Mic Mountain

Soul Soothing & Stirring: Music That Keeps Me Calm and/or Inspired

  I adore opportunities to slow my busy mind and truly allow myself to relax. Creativity and inspiration are awakened fully when I am in a comfortable state. Generally, opportunities for comfort are rarely found without an appropriate soundtrack. Here are some songs that aid in calming, relaxing and helping me escape the noise of … Continue reading Soul Soothing & Stirring: Music That Keeps Me Calm and/or Inspired

Unicorn by Ryan Fu (RIP Prince)

I was totally over it. Standing in front of Kitson with the rest of the assholes waiting for Kim with her sisters to come out of the store so we could shoot them for the thousandth time this week. … Source: Unicorn by Ryan Fu (RIP Prince)

Keeping The Pace: Pacewon on Twenty Years In The Music Industry

Twenty years deep in the music industry, rapper Pacewon took some time out to discuss with me his amazing journey through hip-hop and what is next on the horizon for him. A founding member of the New Jersey emcee collective The Outsidaz, Pace has continually embodied the essence of emceeing at its finest. From his … Continue reading Keeping The Pace: Pacewon on Twenty Years In The Music Industry

Random, Randomer & Randomerest, Take 2

Sometimes it feels like we all deserve medals for just making it through the day and having to deal with people. Our lives it seems are filled with interactions with people we don't choose to be around.  Your co-workers, for example, are a great example of this. You work with them because your company hired them and … Continue reading Random, Randomer & Randomerest, Take 2