Eat Us

July 26th, 2021 The reason that modern youth seem so supremely defiant now is because at no previous time in human history has it been so apparent that adults have no idea what the hell they are doing. Adults used to be able to hide behind the fact that we didn’t know what stupid thoughtsContinue reading “Eat Us”

Wake me up before you go go

July 23rd, 2021 I think that heaven can be a dangerous idea. Before I take you there, though, let’s talk about the benefits of believing in an everlasting life. At its base, the belief that life never truly ends helps appease what William James calls the “worm at the core of all our usual springsContinue reading “Wake me up before you go go”

i love u all so much

July 22nd, 2021 Oh, m’gosh. First things first: my deepest, sincerest, most saccharine gratitude to every single wonderful soul who attended the Book(s) Release Party today, whether you showed up over an hour early, or stayed with me until the very end (and maybe even a few minutes past that). I’ve said it before, andContinue reading “i love u all so much”

Push Release Day & Book(s) Release Party!

July 21st, 2021 TODAY IS THE DAY! My seventh book, Push, has been officially released. You can get it in paperback, hardcover and digital at Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/Push-Dennis-Vogen/dp/B09868L6ZS Or get a signed paperback at dennisvogen.com But the very best way to get your copy of any of my books would be at my Book(s) ReleaseContinue reading “Push Release Day & Book(s) Release Party!”

I Want To Push You Around

July 19th, 2021 In just about 24 hours, Push comes to shove and will be released into the wild. I wanted to talk about my 7th book a little (and thank every single person who has been here since my 1st, too). I’ll see you soon at Issues Needed on July 21st starting at 5Continue reading “I Want To Push You Around”

Heartbreak Weather

July 15th, 2021 I’m still on the Old Chicago email list. For more than a few months, when I’d open one, I would feel heartbreak for what I lost. After a while, though, I would start to feel a new kind of heartbreak; I’d think of all the things I would have never experienced ifContinue reading “Heartbreak Weather”

Visible At Night

July 5th, 2021 Whenever I felt invisible, my mom used to remind me I wasn’t. That sounds stupid to say, but it’s true, and now on days when I feel invisible sometimes I worry I won’t be found by anybody. It is very easy to look up at the sky and be impressed by aContinue reading “Visible At Night”

Book Review: Until The End Of Time

July 5th, 2021 I’m obsessed with Brian Greene (but don’t tell him, play it cool). He’s a physicist who writes and talks about science in the best way: for everyone. He’s been on my radar for years, but I’ve only really been getting into his work over the past few. And not just his own,Continue reading “Book Review: Until The End Of Time”

Push Available For Pre-Order Now!

June 30th, 2021 We are moments away from July, and the wait to order Push is over! You can get Push NOW at Amazon, available in ebook, paperback and hardcover. Order one, order a hundred to send and share with friends, make sure to order a copy or two of Flip if you haven’t readContinue reading “Push Available For Pre-Order Now!”

The Bad Guy . . . Duh.

June 29th, 2021 Hi! I’m a white person, and this is a post about white fragility. If you’re a white person, I encourage you to come along. I’m not going to just throw things at you that you’ve heard before; no, as is my way, I’m going to share a deeply personal story about myselfContinue reading “The Bad Guy . . . Duh.”