We know, we know. You're reading Heard Mentality only because you're hoping for a return of Riley's 3hree Things. Riley went on hiatus last January due to family affairs. In an interview with Alexis Hodoyan-Gastelum for a story in print this week on MusInk (Thrice headlines day 2 of the festival), he reveals in detail the reasons for his hiatus.
OC Weekly (Alexis Hodoyan-Gastelum): And when can we expect the "(arguable) wit, snark and occasional positivity" to return in 3hree Things form?
Riley Breckenridge: Hopefully soon. I just needed some time after my dad passed away
to kinda clear my head and I don't know --I just didn't feel I could be funny anymore, and I
wasn't really laughing much.
AP vs. OC Weekly--which one did you like writing for better?
I really loved writing for OC Weekly. I was limited to writing about three things, but those three things could be whatever I wanted, and it was really, really, really fun and sometimes difficult to decide what to write about from week to week.
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He also gave us some love, even at an emotionally low time. Thanks, Riley. Our condolences to you and yours, and we can't wait to read your work again soon.