An Open Letter to Everyone Writing Open Letters
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I See Dead People
It’s been said that you know you’re getting old when your idols start to die. Roger Ebert passing away this week is just the latest in a disturbing trend of my idols that are now dying off. Let’s look at the list, shall we? Buddy Rich- He was known as the World’s Greatest Drummer for good reason. Died April 2, 1987. Richard Feynman- a Nobel prize winner, brilliant...
Rape Sucks. So Does Libel.
Trigger warning- common sense, cogent arguments, and all around awesomeness. There is a lot of talk on the Internet these days about “rape culture” and whether certain things are off limits for inclusion in humor or other forms of entertainment. Some recent examples I can think of are the Penny Arcade Dickwolves controversy, The Daniel Tosh heckler comeback, and now a problem with...
I know, I know, I haven’t been blogging much lately. I’m busy, and I tweet most of my thoughts before they get to blog form anyway. Speaking of me tweeting, I’ve compiled some of my best tweets and put them in an e-book that you can get for the low price of whatever you want to pay. That’s right- name your own price. Go find out all about it at:...
On January 28th, 1986, the Challenger exploded, which was when I really learned about the feeling of shared grief. As a 6th grader that wanted to be an astronaut and had seen the Space Shuttle land in person, I was deeply saddened by this event. I’ll never forget being told about it by my Jr. High band director, Mr. Ronzello. I didn’t believe him and thought it was a really mean lie...