politics and culture

Inspirational Quotes Ad Nauseum
by / on February 14, 2013 at 6:20 pm / in politics and culture

Inspirational Quotes Ad Nauseum

Social media is teeming with inspirational quotes.

The Bloodbath Begins
by / on February 11, 2013 at 2:45 pm / in politics and culture

The Bloodbath Begins

The first step in rejuvenating my social media life was unfriending myself.

The Loneliness of Facebook
by / on February 3, 2013 at 10:11 pm / in politics and culture

The Loneliness of Facebook

Why I’ve decided to deactivate my Facebook account.

Massacre as Marketing Tool
by / on January 17, 2013 at 12:32 am / in politics and culture

Massacre as Marketing Tool

The tragic massacre in Newtown may have been the best thing to ever happen to the NRA.

The Tragedy of Media Consumption
by / on January 2, 2013 at 12:42 pm / in politics and culture

The Tragedy of Media Consumption

“Media consumption” is a phrase you hear a lot these days, and it bothers me.

Does Game of Thrones Signal The End of Optimism?
by / on August 27, 2012 at 1:10 am / in politics and culture

Does Game of Thrones Signal The End of Optimism?

The industrialized West, for quite some time now, has been living with the expectation that things are getting better. Is that over?