Why I Didn’t Vote

Before I go into depth explaining why I didn't vote this year, I think it would be helpful to explain why I did vote in the previous elections.  I am 35 years old and I have voted in every single election since I was 18 years old, and even participated in Kid Vote when I … Continue reading Why I Didn’t Vote

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Yes means Yes (we will criminalize the symptom of sexual assault, while disregarding the disease)

The Chappelle Show in 2002 ran a sketch that opens with a couple in a bedroom and the implication that they are about to engage sexually, but the male character stops and pulls out a contract and he explains that she needs to sign to prove explicit (and legally binding) consent prior to them having … Continue reading Yes means Yes (we will criminalize the symptom of sexual assault, while disregarding the disease)

Penis Envy & Capitalism

For some time now Erectile Dysfunction has become the butt of jokes in pop culture, and for many men between the ages of 40-65, quite an embarrassing problem.  The rise in this problem in the last couple decades could be the product of more reporting than prior, as now men may be at ease with … Continue reading Penis Envy & Capitalism

Pigeon qua Pigeon

This painting reminds me of a joke: You can determine how racist a white person is by the volume they say the words “black people” while among other white people at a social gathering. For example, they could be referencing some anecdotal story that happened earlier in their day and when they say “black people” … Continue reading Pigeon qua Pigeon

First Meditation from Last Meditation

For what I can remember, every night, throughout my entire life has gone through, for the most part, the same process.  The process is, generally speaking, quite anxiety provoking and it’s something that I prefer to avoid.  I have gathered from this, that this is the reason for my proclivity towards staying up late- being … Continue reading First Meditation from Last Meditation

The 21st Century Proletariat

            In the summer of 1936 the world was unstable: the fascist Nazi party in Germany prepared for the 1936 Olympic games; Mussolini, Italy’s dictator, pragmatically decided to become Germany’s ally; a heat wave plagued the depression ridden United States, which still suffered from Calvin Coolidge’s economic deregulation of the … Continue reading The 21st Century Proletariat