The one thing about my generation and the ones coming up is that, for the most part, we are truly more empathetic and accepting than any generation that’s come before us. The irony, of course, is that we had to learn it from the generations who came before us. We learned it from their own […]Read more "Younger Americans Have a Bright Future–If We Have One At All"
The problem (among many) with the current Republican party is that all their candidates are quick to angered vitriol but incapable of swallowing their pride.Read more "I Don’t Know Why I Can’t Stop Talking About This Shit"
Don’t be a stranger. Feel free to follow along @ (I deleted my instagram)Read more "Some Grams from My Instagram (unreleased excerpts and other pieces)"
I spent three weeks reading through everything I ever wrote, eventually compiling a varied mix of pieces into a book. Imagine standing in front of a mirror naked, thoroughly examining every square inch of your body–and doing so for three weeks with little interaction with the outside world. It’s unnerving, and you’ll find some things […]Read more "The Forgotten Chapter"
If we learned anything from #Ferguson it’s that stupidity runs deep in this country, and that rational thought is often suppressed for what’s most sensational. We are constantly divided by right or left ideologies, and there is no greater evidence than the public debate over what happened between Mike Brown and Darren Wilson. Cops and […]Read more "#Ferguson"
Given the increasing number of instances where police have over-aggressively abused their authority–and from experiencing it myself–it troubles me to see such divisiveness in our country. While we’re bickering and hating each other over insignificant bullshit, the powers that be (The Donkeys and Elephants) are methodically ruining our ability to live fulfilling lives. Why? Because […]Read more "Why Does it Feel like the Police Hate Us?"
So we all know life isn’t exactly easy these days and jobs are going the way of the Black Rhino, but there are things we can do. They might not be the greatest ideas or yield the most results, but we can still do things, right? Well, I published a book of my writing. You […]Read more "Life on a Treadmill: The Collected Works of a Successful Failure"
For nearly everyone who attended public school there were certain lunch days that were met with a little extra enthusiasm. But there was one in particular that didn’t necessarily get the same attention as pizza or taco day. I’m talking about the cafeteria chicken sandwich, a patty of pressed chicken scraps pumped full of sodium […]Read more "The Cafeteria Chicken Sandwich"