You can’t believe everything you read on the internet, but I’m relatively certain this phenomenon was directly caused by joestanley, cat, andersn, turner, and Alex moving from Richmond to NY and taking all their deep sadness with them. It may or may not have been exacerbated by the unhappiness they feel about their lack of access to good fried chicken. Sorry NY!





This list dates me pretty precisely, as 2/3 of it I basically agree with, and then the other third is stuff that I’ve never heard of.

A+ list of songs.

I *may* have spent one or two (hundred?) nights in my early twenties face-down on my mattress wallowing to these tunes. And let’s have a moment of silence for the normie roommate I once had who had never heard the terms “emo” or “indie” before so she instinctually called it “sad-man music” (and ended up enjoying most of it too). <3