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Filmmaker John Lucas spent over five years recording a story that addresses both the inexcusable mishandling of justice and the significance of true friendship to the human experience: its resonant, rescuing power. 1,261 more words


Have you ever been kidnapped by a poet?

Poetic goddess Claudia Rankine sent electric currents through my art-heart and resurrected my spirit. Through a very eloquent, passionate, and humble voice; powered by knowledge, tragic realities, and painfully relevant content, the force of Citizen: An American Lyric literally took my breath away. 311 more words



*** This must be properly understood: “White” is not being used as an adjective to describe something physically incidental about a human being. In the context of this discussion, “white” is used as in the adjective that has been modified by America to describe a people who are granted superiority, in terms of entitlement, over all other ethnically diverse human beings and whose misplaced power is legally protected. 1,695 more words


Something Like a Review - The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

I will be the first to admit that I have a particular affinity for Quirk Books. Their sense of humor and mine are pretty well-matched, so when they offered me a chance to read and review The Last Policeman series by Ben Winters, I jumped at it. 731 more words


It's the End of the World as We Know it...

…and I feel fine…

(You’re welcome for the earworm, by the way.)

Ok, so maybe I just got back from a weekend of being spoiled, maybe I’m sporting a sparkly red mani/pedi, and maybe I have a glass of wine sitting right beside me. 225 more words


[Spoilers] Captain America 2 Made Me Feel Validated In My Assumptions

I assumed it would be a Stuckyfest, and that was pretty much all the third act was. The minute Cap said, “when I had nothing, I had Bucky” I knew it was over. 507 more words

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Something Like a Review - The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

I read this book many years ago. At the time, my intentions were ignoble at best. I was in high school, in the midst of college application chaos an trying to prove to the world that they wanted me, that they wanted to pull me out of the tiny little town I’d grown up in and pay for the pleasure of doing so. 830 more words