Essays, Unpopular Opinions

Hashtag: Fake Outrage

I am currently working on a doozie of a post, which is over 3,000 words of late. It will get further edited (I think) but for now I am exerting most of my writing endurance for the essay. This is an essay that will serve as a backup for a letter I am writing to… Continue reading Hashtag: Fake Outrage

Unpopular Opinions

Baby, It’s Cold with Outside And Has A 99% Chance of Manufactured Outrage

Far for me to express any bit of disappointment when I heard the news of Baby, It's Cold Outside was on the brink of extinction. As it should be, but not over manufactured motives. I just don't like the song. Every holiday season, the song invades every holiday radio and playlist, sung by every notable… Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold with Outside And Has A 99% Chance of Manufactured Outrage

Digital Age, Unpopular Opinions

In Defense of Angela Lansbury

It’s all about levels, ladies. It’s crazy what is going on in the media. It’s even crazier if you’re a middle-aged white guy television personality. It’s almost as if there’s a sociological pattern that the media clings to, in that society loves to see middle-age white men fall down the spiral of publicity doom. So… Continue reading In Defense of Angela Lansbury

Digital Age, Monstrous Anomalies, Society

To the Silent Types: I Raise My Glass in Honor of You

I have stories that would make the devil cry. I have the kind of stories that are unique in varying degrees, and it spans throughout my entire lifetime. My husband is the only person that knows about my past, specifically my childhood, and those secrets will go with him to the grave. And it’s going… Continue reading To the Silent Types: I Raise My Glass in Honor of You