2.27.17 Lost Mom for a few hours today. I waited at the usual place to pick her up, getting there half an hour earlier. 8 o’ clock arrived, the time that marked the end of her shift, and there was no sign of her. Over the next 40 minutes, I grew increasingly anxious and worried. She… Read More The Night I Lost My Mom for Two Whole Hours
In everyday American culture, politeness is valued above most qualities. But how often is empathy substituted by politeness? On January 27, 2014, a trending status popped up on my Facebook homepage: You know the most f*cked up thing about our society is? We’re only allowed to express what we hate openly, and what we love quietly. You… Read More Loud Hatred and Quiet Love in Society: Interview with Steve H.
My friend Alex Wen, writer and reviewer of many things, joins me in selecting the finest Valentine’s Day movies sure to make you go, “Why?” while munching on popcorn. Strawberries and champagne included, ‘cause that’s what we like. 12 Angry Men (1957) An 18-year-old Hispanic boy stabs his father to death. Now what? 12 Angry Men… Read More 6 Unconventional Love Stories Perfect for Valentine’s Day
While I was browsing Facebook on my phone, one of my friend’s shared posts caught my eye: I reached out to Brian Dickerson, creator of Brian Memes, for more on his personal interests and his creations. *** S: What are some of your favorite anime from this past year? B: From last year I’d say… Read More Fireside Chat with Brian Dickerson, Creator of Brian Memes
Lately I’ve been having many dreams involving different forms of government. Sometimes I am an observer, other times I’m in the heat of the debate or an active agent working the field. I’ve had dreams where I am 25 pounds lighter than I am right now, dreams of hiding a period stain on my butt… Read More FEB17 Collection of Random Thoughts