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Noise F.M: William Card

In a detailed report from 2013, Complex compiled a list “To Convince The World You’re Cooler than You Are.” The penultimate measurements were without fail aiming to obtain a state of casual indifference, whilst doing drugs. With no desire to partake in illicit substances, but

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NOISE F.M: William Card

Just as I mentioned last week, my life teeters on the fine line between perfection and absolute dumpster fire. I can safely say that these last couple days have felt like a verified, coarse, Bob Dylan sounding, smoldering dumpster fire. Though, is it justified to

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NOISE F.M: William Card

I teeter on the fine line between perfection and absolute dumpster fire on a daily basis. Some days I perk up to Eurythmics’ “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” cloying melody boisterly blaring from my iPhone’s miniscule speakers. On other days, that dreaded opening synth line

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NOISE F.M: William Card

It was an picturesque evening. However, like most things in life, the moments leading up to the good part were not necessarily stellar. Especially when you’re attending a concert at Fiddler’s Green. In early June, I received an email from Spotify with the subject line,

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NOISE F.M: William Card

Excelling is an excellent feeling. I’m sure you fondly remember the last time you felt like you nailed it. A bolt of adrenaline surges through your thoughts and veins when you exceed at an unparalleled level. In addition to the feeling of being a sexy

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William Card: NOISE F.M.

Doing anything professionally means doing it a lot. The “Ten Thousand” hour rule is the classic mantra that has trusted many into creating rigorous and regimented training schedules to master their craft. M. Molly Backes wrote these two facts about becoming a writer, “Fact [1]:

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William Card: NOISE F.M.

It was the summer of 2009 and I was on my way to show choir camp. In the heart of the urban and sprawling mecca that is Illinois, lay the city of Decatur. The scent of the air was a startling and confounding nexus of

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William Card: Noise.FM

I drive a sandy-colored 2002 Toyota Camry. Among repping an uncharacteristic V6 engine, a Dolby surround sound system, and some dope bumper stickers, my car, “Cammy,” was recently the unfortunate victim of a parking lot hit and run. Much to the chagrin of LOLO’s 2014

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William Card: NOISE.FM

I grew up in a town of less than 2,500 people year round. I’ve seen family-owned grocery stores, husband-and-wife pharmacies, a combined video rental and twin screen movie theater, and local eateries with foods as diverse as the places their owners came from. In 2006,

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William Card: NOISE.FM

There’s something attractive about life’s most rugged struggles. They can seem aesthetically pleasing. However, I’ve found my experiences with rugged moments lead to the realization that my life isn’t the climax of a Disney Channel movie. I spent the summer in NYC, and  found myself