Well, maybe not everything. This video, for instance, suggests that some things have changed but that it might not have been as easy a change as the lyrics suggest. The thing I like about this video is that, even though the subject matter is change, it still has this weird retro feel. So, it’s like, “Everything’s changed …. back!”
I do have to say, though, things have certainly changed for me over the past few years. I was just thinking about it earlier today. Way back in 2010, when I first started writing for this site, I was a neurotic and self-destructive and maybe just a little bit insecure. I was one of those people who would specifically start arguments and fights with people just so I could revel in the drama. It was my way of acting out at the world, largely because I was just in a really angry place at the time.
But the years have passed and the times have changed and I’m in a much better place today. A lot of it, I know, had to do with just growing up and discovering that being an immature brat wasn’t as fulfilling (or as cute) as I had been led to believe. A lot of it had to do with writing for this site and discovering that I didn’t have to act out to get attention. I could just state my opinions and make my arguments and people would actually respond. That was a big lesson for me and it played a big role in me gaining the confidence necessary to become a …. well, I wouldn’t say a grown-up. I still don’t consider myself to be a grown-up. I’ve still got a lot of maturing to do. But I’m definitely a much happier person today than I was in 2009.
So remember! Be supportive of the writers and film reviewers in your life because, in a way, you’re helping them become better people.
Anyway, where was I? Oh yeah! Good video!