A Letter to America

4 July 2015 Dear America (circa 1786), Today is your 239th birthday and in all honesty, you don't look a day over 10. Things here in 2015 for the most part look very similar to the nice bright-eyed childhood you remember. There are still some folks who are all up in arms over taxes being used … Continue reading A Letter to America

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The Long Con

I recently read an article about the how Virgin Atlantic is going to start offering unlimited vacations to their employees. Following the trend started by Netflix and many other high tech companies. This seems like a pretty good deal— on the surface. But we will explore this more later. First I want to explain how … Continue reading The Long Con

Can Happy Movies Lead to Violence?

A lifetime ago or so I was a film student and a freshman in college, excited to earn my chops behind a camera and become a modern day story teller.  Although, I later rerouted my GPS and changed my studies to my first true love: philosophy, I did end up learning some interesting things about … Continue reading Can Happy Movies Lead to Violence?