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The best writing lesson from a punk that can’t stop listening to Baby Shark

A punk rocker holding a bat to depict how the power of viral music can be applied to content writing.
Photo by Some Tale on Unsplash

This article explains how musical “earworms” inspired me to write viral stories and gain thousands of followers on social media.

This story begins before the invention of iPods or AirPods, at a time when the nearly extinct Discman announced the end of Walkman’s era.

In the mid-1980s, a new wave…

Conscious acceptance is empowerment: how I regained control over my life by accepting Murphy’s Law

Photo by Zoltan Tasi on Unsplash

Even if the concept of chaos is old as the universe, the COVID-19 crisis recalls Murphy’s premonition:

“Anything that can go wrong will go wrong”.

Usually, we depict mindfulness as a path from chaos to calm. Back in February, I would meditate and peacefully accept that wave of calmness engulfing…

How a series of unique Nirvana photos taken at a concert just days after the release of ‘Nevermind’ is for sale as NFTs.

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain NFS token and free digital art avatar in generative art form.
Image by Kayl Mejarito from Pixabay (adapted)

Just over 20 years ago, on September 24, 1991, the rock band Nirvana, led by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain, released Nevermind.

Few would have guessed what was about to happen. Nevermind was the final nail in the coffin of the 80s glam rock and hair metal scene.

Three…

Looking into what the future of generative art holds for digital creators in a Web3 framework

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

The Basics of Non-Fungible Tokens

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are assets on the blockchain that cannot be divided into smaller units and have unique properties.

They are also called crypto-collectibles or rare digital items.

NFTs are unique because they represent one specific item out of a set and cannot be exchanged for other items or currencies…

Grammy Award-winning singer Meat Loaf has passed away at the age of 74.

Late actor and musician Meat Loaf at GalaxyCon in 2019.
Photo by SuperFestivals on Wikimedia Commons

On January 20, 2022, the singer passed away with his wife Deborah and daughters Pearl and Amanda by his side.

Meat Loaf is best known for his album Bat Out of Hell (1977) and for starring in the movie Fight Club.

Bat Out of Hell is still one of the…

Introducing ‘The Bleeding Veil’ — the band’s most personal album so far

In Mourning | Band photo courtesy of Against PR

In Mourning released their new full-length studio album The Bleeding Veil on November 26.

The LP edition will be released on February 18 (2022) due to worldwide manufacturing problems arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Previously on October 21, 2021, the band had revealed the official video for the new single…

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