Zoom and its impact on American Privacy

Last Supper, Work From Home edition (Source: knowyourmeme.com) Last month, Nashville Mayor John Cooper released his “Safer at Home” order regarding COVID-19 urging citizens to stay in their homes and connect digitally rather than in person to protect against the global COVID-19 pandemic. In accordance with this new recommendation, you can find me curled up … Continue reading Zoom and its impact on American Privacy

Why We Need To Talk About Domestic Violence Now More Than Ever

I took a deep breath. Every question I had prepared for the interview whirled through my head as I tried to run through one last mental rehearsal when suddenly, a car door swung shut behind me. One glance confirmed it must be Shan. After hours of watching his interviews on YouTube, it was impossible to … Continue reading Why We Need To Talk About Domestic Violence Now More Than Ever

Disillusionment with Celebrities in the Time of Quarantine

Like thousands of other Americans, celebrities have found themselves stuck at home under mandatory quarantine during the COVID-19 outbreak. And like the rest of us ordinary people, they have latched onto social media to stay connected and informed with the world. But that’s where many similarities stop. There has been widespread backlash against celebrities and … Continue reading Disillusionment with Celebrities in the Time of Quarantine

The Trouble with Joe Exotic’s American Individualism

During this crazy period, many of us have had more time than ever to watch whatever digital content we desire. And never in history has there been so much to choose from. What does it mean, then, that the #1 TV show on Netflix right now is an outrageous docu-series entitled “The Tiger King: Murder, … Continue reading The Trouble with Joe Exotic’s American Individualism

Short list of things that aren’t terrible during this pandemic

I will start by saying I've made two attempts to write a blog post and each time I've felt uninspired. I blame the pandemic. Anyway, instead of discussing some of the myriad ways in which COVID-19 is negatively impacting the world, I wanted to write about some of the positives, which are difficult to consider … Continue reading Short list of things that aren’t terrible during this pandemic

Freedom: The #1 American Priority

Image, courtesy of CDC I am sick of hearing about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Not because I'm afraid of it or because it's getting old (though it certainly is), but because it makes me lose faith in humanity. Hearing about the dumb things that people are doing even in the midst of this pandemic makes me … Continue reading Freedom: The #1 American Priority