Being twenty-something is hard, especially when people expect highly of your life and there seems to be tons of chip on your shoulder. As a guy whose biggest achievement is being interviewed for a job in Spotify—and unsurprisingly not getting the job—it’s hard to find sanity amid people’s high expectations. Writing what I think, or listen to, or imagine has become my cope mechanism, my anchor in this harsh sea of life.

Land of Pretentiousness was born out of my frustration and desire, thus name that sounds desperate. Nevertheless, don’t let the name of this blog make you shudder. While the name sounds snobbish, in fact, this self-proclaimed pretentious guy is proudly listening to Taylor Swift’s music and one of her biggest stans.