47: prying nails from one coffin and pounding them into another

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I got a text from a friend today, and he seemed pretty fired up.

“Hey dude not sure how political you want to get on your blog but I’m trying to spread the word about this shit”

Admittedly I haven’t gotten very political with my posts. I’m largely still piecing together a patchwork ideology.

So I jumped at the chance to learn something. I looked at the article he’d sent, dug up a few conflicting sources, then sat down to ask a few questions. Continue reading “47: prying nails from one coffin and pounding them into another”

39: clearing up some misconceptions about the Women’s March

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For the past few days I’ve been completely inundated with media related to the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. and its sister marches in cities all over the globe.

Continue reading “39: clearing up some misconceptions about the Women’s March”

25: the man who listened to nothing but Nickelback for a full week

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About a week ago I saw a stupid headline somewhere on the Internet.

Irrelevant pop star Avril Lavigne was pretty ticked at millennial billionaire playboy and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Why? Because Mark was “bullying” her poor ex-husband’s band in a  somewhat comical video advertising his home AI system:

(the actual dig comes in at around 1:10 in the video). Continue reading “25: the man who listened to nothing but Nickelback for a full week”