Monthly Archives: May 2017

Social Media: The New Desensitizer

What happens when you prick someone and they don’t bleed? You’ve got an open, gaping wound. One that stays that way. Doesn’t matter if you slash them with a knife or a sword. That’s kind of how the exposure of violence works … Continue reading

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The Millennials: Why I Have a Love/Hate Relationship with Our Generation

Facebook. Social media. College debt. Progressive values. Impatience. Ambition. Social Consciousness. Job-hopping. Tech-savvy. Diverse. Adaptable. Big dreams. Over-educated. Entitled. Health-oriented. Social retardation. Mental health issues. These are words I would generally use to describe the pros and cons of my … Continue reading

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So long, Samurai Jack

Saturday night brought eternal tears to my eyes. It was the long-awaited closure to one of the greatest animated shows of all time. In the last half hour of Samurai Jack, we got to see Jack finally defeat Aku (with … Continue reading

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Favorite Book Characters #3: Quasimodo

Victor Hugo has a flair for doom and gloom. Much of his writing centers around tragic characters. All Les Miserables aside, The Hunchback of Notre Dame is no exception. No, I’m not talking about the Disney film. As dark as … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Randomness from Rick and Morty

I gotta be honest, the first time I watched it, I honestly didn’t see what the hype was. This was way back in season 1 (2013) when a new, burgeoning show about a mad scientist and his awkward, teenage grandson … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts About Comey’s Comet (And Why 2018 Matters If You Want El-Trumpo Impeached)

The shit hit the fan. Actually by now, it’s covered the blades and doused the entire room in human feces. Right in the middle of an investigation of Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, Michael Flynn, we’ve seen the firing … Continue reading

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Samurai Jack Comes to a Close

It’s one week until the series finale (drumroll…). And I had actually planned to write on this much sooner, but prior obligations have kept me away from my blog for some time. Excuses, excuses, excuses. Anyway, the best thing about … Continue reading

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