I want to honor the message of what happened fifty years ago at my alma mater. The best way I know to do that is to share…… Read more “50 Years Later – Kent State”
“I feel like I came out of a cult.”
I remember the first time I said that it was meant to be a joke. But there’s a reason a therapist spends most of their time encouraging their patient to talk. Sometimes when you’re groping for a way to explain how you feel about something, you stumble upon a breakthrough moment, changing the way you see the world around you.
We are in an unprecedented set of circumstances. Certainly, the world has known illness and quarantine, but this global pandemic is something altogether unfamiliar. Maybe you’re a…… Read more “An Open Letter to the Future”
Why are male friendships so difficult?
When I was a very young man, I bought the lie that men and women couldn’t be friends. In reality, I was being immature. Since that time, I’ve found friendships with women tend to be meaningful and stand the test of time. Meanwhile, the companionship I have felt with other men has proven to be wrought with strife.
This film made it seem like if only this rather normal man who happened to have this shocking dark side didn’t get caught, he would have been the perfect husband and father. Of course his relationship with Liz was already strained because he cheated on her, disappeared for days, stole things and threatened to “break her fucking neck” if she told anyone, threw her into a river and then gas lighted her to make her seem like she was overreacting, grew bored of her and tried to suffocate her with CO2 gas, and was… well, Ted Bundy!
I believe Dr. Ford. She gave an incredibly convincing and compelling testimony. I also believe Judge Kavanaugh. He was impassioned and also did not seem to be…… Read more “Liar, Liar”
Outside of regimented – and oft curtailed – doses of prescribed medicine, I’ve never taken any drugs. Outside of a play I did in college, I’ve never…… Read more “A Teetotaler’s Trip to the Recreational Pot Dispensary”
Japanese internment camps were once justified as an act of national security. The enemy, we were told, had entered our country to do evil deeds, and they…… Read more “Separation”
A rather unremarkable person obsessed with looks that has so much unwarranted confidence they are able to hook up with partners way out of their league and…… Read more “I Feel Pretty?”
10. Keanu!!!, in which I review the Key and Peele film. 9. How Should I Spend My Lottery Winnings, in which I make plans for a couple million…… Read more “Top Posts of 2016”