Alex Wolf Blog

In my free time, I write about creativity, culture + branding. 

begging for jordans

We didn’t care how ugly the clothes were as long as it had one of the ten acceptable logos. I’m talking about me and everyone in middle school. The pressure to wear name brand clothes was so intense, we would beg...

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the day i find a gray hair

I know I’m going to freak out the day it happens. The day I find a gray hair. I could just wait until it happens or I could just write about it now. About how old I will feel and....

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goodbye brooklyn

There’s a unicorn horn store on Flatbush avenue. I repeat. There’s a unicorn horn store on Flatbush avenue in Brooklyn, New York of the United States America. Set off the alarms. Send in the guards. My culture is drowning, and is no condition to make it out.

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my ratchet experience

“This place is ratchet”. It had been three weeks, six days and seventeen hours since I had moved into my new apartment. I had been flirting with this guy on and off for the past two years. He found me on....

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how single women move around

Does anybody care about how single women move around? Does anybody wonder how we carry boxes of our shit from one house to another? They are heavy. The ones that aren’t heavy are awkward shaped. It’s ridiculous. I texted around.

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thoughts on love

It’s 2:33, I am broken hearted and my suitcase is drifting between my feet as the train moves. The suitcase with all my shit. The suitcase I used to pack and leave my horrible relationship. The train isn’t crowded.

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I Failed College

I had no idea how to get in college and it’s always been embarrassing for me. While my friends had parents who would make phone calls and file papers for them, I for some reason was on my own for this one. 

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How To Be A Creative Introvert And Still Be Happy

I am an introvert. I don’t say that to be cute. I don’t say it to sound trendy. I say it because it’s a truth I’ve had to navigate through as a human being who craves connection just like anyone else. If I am not careful, days or even weeks can go by where I get so wrapped up in my writing and my work, that I have zero in-person interactions.

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Help: I'm An Artist

Isn’t it funny how that works? You pick up your daughter’s paint brush, you start a novel in the dark, you play around in photoshop for three hours, you write a song while riding the bus and it’s almost like you’ve opened a can of worms.

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Embarrassment Is Nice

He was white, a little chubby and had the worst outfit in the whole club, but he was dancing with more passion than everybody in the club had combined.It looked like his hoodie was white, or was at least supposed to be.

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ten things i'd tell my future daughter

To my little girl, I’ve spent some time here and I regret to inform you that life is sober in it’s despair. Take all the good you can and don’t be surprised by the evils. You can be angered. You can be sad. But don’t be surprised. 

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