Wednesday, December 6, 2023
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White Fragility Fails to Address Racism in a Meaningful Way

Writing a book about racism without mentioning the system in which it thrives serves no real purpose
MMA for kids

The Benefits and Dangers of MMA for Kids

There is a new trend where people beat the snot out of each other in a cage. This time it includes kids. No, I'm not talking about parents who let their kids watch the UFC, but rather the parents who let their kids participate in UFC style cage fights.

Donald Trump Makes Classic Movies Come to Life!

Idiocracy isn't the only movie where we can compare Trump to a fictional character. We can't forget the classics!
Celebrity Worship

Celebrity Worship: The Worst Drug in America

In the last few decades, America has taken to worshiping false idols, and I don’t just mean those found on American Idol. It has gotten so bad that a whole medical condition has been born from it; celebrity worship syndrome.
Making A Murderer

Why Making A Murderer is Required Viewing

Steven Avery's case aside, the Netflix documentary exposes just how corrupt our justice system can be
Angelina Jolie

The Angelina Jolie Mastectomy Effect

Michelle tells her personal story of prevention and survival. A story she is able to share thanks to Angelina Jolie and her mastectomy

Cancelling The Interview

One country attacks another over a stoner comedy. Sounds like a good idea for a film.
Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart, Sensationalism and the Fairness Doctrine

Jon Stewart tries to follow the Fairness Doctrine as the corporate media continues to favor sensationalism over substance
government shutdown

Best Political Cartoons and Memes of 2013

Quiet Mike likes to end the year with a little tradition. Since we believe you can find a little humor in anything, we are once again presenting a year in review made up of our Best Political Cartoons and Memes of 2013.

Of Catfish and Cyber-Stalkers

Catfish isn't just a silly TV show, it's a real problem and a dangerous one

The NFL Has Fumbled the Ball

I used to enjoy the NFL back in the day. It was the glory days of the league, where institutions and mythologies were established. Now these institutions have become nothing more than a huge stable of cash cows.
Melania Trump Book

Melania Trump Book Suggests She Cashed in on Trump’s infidelity

According to an upcoming book, Melania forced Donald to renegotiate their prenuptial agreement
noah movie

The Noah Movie is not that Religious

When news broke that director Darren Aronofsky was releasing a film about the re-telling of Noah’s Ark, many had mixed feelings. Atheists and secularists were skeptical of the film while Christians seemed to praise the idea. However, since the films release, the reactions have flipped.
Neil Young

Where are all the Politically Inspired Musicians?

There is nothing I like more than seeing someone speak out against war, injustice and oppression, especially when it's spoken with rhythm. Politically inspired musicians have always inspired me to do what I do, but they're all but gone.
Second Amendment Cartoon

Second Amendment Cartoon

 Second Amendment Cartoon by Tish Talbert
gulliver's travels gun control

Gulliver’s Travels Meets Gun Control

Gulliver and America's gun nuts share a common ideology

Godzilla: Nature’s Avenger!

Godzilla is an allegory on the blow-back of nature. While the main antagonist monsters are parasite beasts that feed from human generated nuclear energy, Godzilla acts as a “balance.” In short, his awakening was designed to clean up the mess made by humans.
Look Who's Back

Look Who’s Back – A Warning from History

Netflix's "Look Who's Back" has Hitler come back in the 21st century to thunderous applause

Baseball: Therapy for a Divided Country

America is not as divided as you think it is. You need only go to a ballgame to understand why. Yes, there are some loudmouths and whackos, but those folks are everywhere in life. The ballgame makes you realize just how much of a minority they are.
Kanye West Presidential Announcement

Don’t Take Kanye West’s Presidential Announcement Seriously

Borrowing from Trump, Kanye West’s presidential announcement is nothing more than self promotion to further enrich himself