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Alcohol and Rape - What I Told My Teen Son

‘When I’m older I’m going to go to festivals,’ announced the 14 year old cheerily to me the other day.

‘Why’s that?’ I enquired, expecting him to say something along the lines so he can have a great time listening to the music. 555 more words


Who are the biggest killers in America? White Collar Criminals


This statistic should make your hair stand on end. You are 7x more likely to die because your rich employer wants to make more money than you are from any type of street crime, because, well, money man. 70 more words

Crime News

Danger Zone DHA

The affluent Defence Housing Authority (DHA) and Clifton neighbourhoods, long considered among the safest in Karachi, have witnessed an alarming surge in daylight robberies, burglaries and vehicle and mobile phone snatching in recent months. 23 more words

Published Work

12/30/2001 / I promise to commit no acts of violence, either physical, or otherwise, if things go awry. / 02:56 / Chicago, IL

“And surely you will pay for your pint,
And surely I will pay for mine!
And we will take a cup of kindness yet
For auld lang sine!” 1,726 more words


My brother the genius... assaulted in the street and told to forget about it

I’d been writing this post as a tribute to my lovely brother when this incident happened earlier this week and my disbelief in the way it has just been swept aside as a non-event has led to the tone of it shifting somewhat, but I still wanted it to be a tribute all the same. 1,552 more words


Music Geography 101: The Jam - "Down in the Tube Station at Midnight"

I recently assigned the students in my Geography 101 course a writing project whereby they select a song with geographically-oriented content and report on all of that song’s inherent regionalisms. 831 more words

Music Geography

Sex trafficking does happen here

The League of Women Voters of Appleton offered a forum on sex trafficking in February. More than 100 people came to Fox Valley Technical College’s Bordini Center and most were probably shocked to hear how big of a problem this is locally. 632 more words