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You’ve heard of the crypto, you’ve seen countless articles from people who made it big with the stuff, but have you had any fun?

Let me put on my responsible adult hat for a moment and preface this by saying that investment of any kind (particularly speculative investment) is not a game and should not be taken lightly. That being said, if you have a little bit of fun-money you’re willing to lose, disregard what I just said.

Bitcoin is a highly volatile asset on its best days. It can have serious swings in value…


Who We Are and How We Got Here

We Americans typically use the word “liberal” when we mean to say something more akin to “leftist”. This elision of definitions is a local and peculiar one which rarely occurs in Europe or elsewhere. Our confusion on the subject arises because we are blissfully unaware that our entire civilization on this continent is fundamentally liberal through and through. And at least in this regard, it all goes back to Hobbes.

Thomas Hobbes was by no means the first thinker in history to do his most famous philosophizing through thought experiment. But he…


Smoking Meats as Self-Care

If you’re reading this article I already know two things about you:

  1. You had time to try new hobbies over the last year
  2. You need to take care of your mental health

The latter is a general requirement for all humans, the former is the product of a global pandemic. Just like you, I have had a lot of time on my hands in the last twelve months or so, and I have turned to hobbies to stay sane.

Smoking meats is not something necessarily new to me or my family (my last name means “butcher” in German). But it…


Lessons from a recovering LSAT addict

I’ll begin with the spoilers and say that I am in fact starting law school this fall at a top-ten program and am very excited. Even so, after the years-long process of LSATs, application essays, and school interviews, there are a number of things I wish I had known before starting the journey.

1. LSAT Prep Matters

I was a junior in college when I decided to try my hand at the LSAT. It was then that I made the absolutely bonkers decision to sit for the LSAT with essentially no prep. …

Davis Metzger

Current law student, former book writer, purveyor of smoked meats, sweet gardens, and spicy politics.

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