I have noticed that in response to the tragic shooting in Oregon earlier this week there has been a huge upswing in posts arguing in favor for gun regulations— memes, comments and photos of statistics. I understand that hearing about 8 white people being murdered in Oregon is alarming and it feels close to home, … Continue reading White People, Don’t Worry
Dear Barack Obama, I watched your ten minute impassioned speech on youtube this evening in response to the recent tragic events — which has become all too common and all too cliche’d of an expression. You onerously uttered with the exasperation of a father who has lost hope, lost options and is beginning to … Continue reading A Violent Hope
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?