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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 , SW Hammond
If God does not exist, man, therefore, is only beholden to man–and in turn, all is permissible. The quintessential existentialist claim of “existence prior to essence” traverses in the opposite direction of thousands of years of thought and the commonly held subscription that the Western world has been raised on–“essence prior to existence.”...
Monday, February 05, 2018 , SW Hammond
Writing With The Human Condition In Mind I had the pleasure to sit down with James Kelly on his talk radio show and podcast, Aspects of Writing . Each week, James tackles a topic related to writing and guests contribute to the discussion. Topics range from publishing, marketing, plot structure, current issues and news and so on—this week he...
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 , SW Hammond
Today was… difficult. October 2, 2017—the day of the Las Vegas Massacre. It was technically the night before, but the world woke to another tragedy. A community shocked and numb. It wasn’t surprising—I feel like everyone knew something like this was going to happen at some point in Las Vegas—but that doesn’t make it any less devastating or easier...
Monday, July 17, 2017 , SW Hammond
Hold on… Can’t type—my trigger finger has a cramp from holding down R2 two hours straight… I’m don’t know what Three Fourths Home was supposed to be, but it definitely shouldn’t have been a video game. There was nothing about this story that warranted it being played or visualized in this medium. The graphical element of a car driving through...
Monday, September 04, 2017 , SW Hammond
Sarah Saturday's dreamy-reflective bedroom pop rock project captivates and compels with earnest songwriting. Sarah Saturday might be my longest running rock crush—while all of the cliché reasons admittedly apply, more importantly she’s always seemed to remain relevant to me. She’s thoughtful and reflective, without pretension. Initially our...
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 , SW Hammond
If God does not exist, man, therefore, is only beholden to man–and in turn, all is permissible. The quintessential existentialist claim of “existence prior to essence” traverses in the opposite direction of thousands of years of thought and the commonly held subscription that the Western world has been raised on–“essence prior to existence.”...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 , SW Hammond
I was finally able to extract a bunch of data from an old hard drive. I was sure it contained old writings, school projects and music but what I forgot about were endless amounts of photos. It was basically a 10 year old time capsule of every shenanigan from early college on through the days at Sony and Warped Tour. Lesson learned- I’ve already...
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SW Hammond

Sean William Hammond is the author of The Final Book: Gods and The Mixtape Manifesto: A Pop Culture Confessional. He is also a freelance writer contributing to music zines, adventure and lifestyle magazines, and new media technical websites. Here on SWHammond.com you'll find a mix of his articles, essays, and personal memoirs that encompass pop culture, politics, relationships, and thoughts on life.