Militant By Default: How to Isolate Your Allies

Monday night was the first presidential debate for the 2016 Election. It was also the night that the infamous Milo Yiannopoulos a local university campus and I was lucky enough to go. I couldn’t remember how long I had been following him up until he mentioned a prank about Buzzfeed when he said he had become… Continue reading Militant By Default: How to Isolate Your Allies

“Sit Down and Shut Up,” They Always Say

No, it’s not easy to stand up for what you believe in; yes, people will hate you for it and in today’s social climate, there could be real-world ‘punishments’ taken on those who deviate from what’s ‘expected’ of them. What’s worse, when you look through history or folklore, consequences often fall upon those doing the… Continue reading “Sit Down and Shut Up,” They Always Say

How To Create a Dystopian Society

Science Fiction authors have been writing about dystopian societies for years. Some have said authors such as George Orwell, Aldous Huxley, and Kurt Vonnegut predicted the future in their short stories and novels. They wrote most often about society, making observations around them and working these observations into the worst case scenarios they observed could… Continue reading How To Create a Dystopian Society

The Unmistakable, Irreplaceable American Culture

I would like to start this blog post out with with an ode to America… in the form of a Carl’s Jr. commercial. Enjoy:   Aw sweet, sweet Kentucky fried, carnival ride America…. But in all seriousness, American culture is much more than hot girls, guns, bald eagles, fireworks, big trucks, and freedom–though it seems… Continue reading The Unmistakable, Irreplaceable American Culture

Now Even You Can Claim Moral Superiority Thanks To…

Just recently I stumbled upon the following Tumblr post: This is probably one of the most ridiculous false attempts at activism I have ever seen and let me tell you why: ‘walking in their shoes’ is a false equivalency to actually experiencing what someone has experienced to get them where they are. I’ve never liked… Continue reading Now Even You Can Claim Moral Superiority Thanks To…

The Intentional Abuse of Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s health has been an intriguing topic in American politics for months now. She has been known for having abnormal and long coughing fits, noted for her inability to stand, and questioned for the amount of time she spends napping and resting on the campaign trail while her political opponent, Donald J. Trump continues… Continue reading The Intentional Abuse of Hillary Clinton

The Connection Between Art and Influence

There’s this idea between logic-driven brains that art is a waste of time. As someone who studied art in college, I can tell you for certain that there are many people who think it’s a waste of time, that there is no value to art, and that anyone who spends their time on art as… Continue reading The Connection Between Art and Influence