Check Your Inequality at the Door, Please Check Your Inequality at the Door, Please I knew working at a gay bar in the South was an unorthodox choice; one born out of financial necessity, more than anything else. Still, I wasn’t worried. The town I live in is, well, oddly tolerant for all those stories I had heard of traditional white picket fences and the white-sheeted men that most people think of when talking about the South. Sure, every so often when I’d be opening up the… View On WordPress

Check Your Inequality at the Door, Please

Check Your Inequality at the Door, Please

I knew working at a gay bar in the South was an unorthodox choice; one born out of financial necessity, more than anything else. Still, I wasn’t worried. The town I live in is, well, oddly tolerant for all those stories I had heard of traditional white picket fences and the white-sheeted men that most people think of when talking about the South.

Sure, every so often when I’d be opening up the…

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And yet I have a completely empty couch next to me…
The Burden of Being Brilliant The Burden of Being Brilliant “But do I wonder what it would be like to be less incredible? Well, of course I think deep stuff like that… I’m incredible.” - Derrick (Stephen Guarino), Happy Endings As I struggle to get back into writing, it dawned on me… writing is hard, man! I mean, sure, part of me always thought Aaron Sorkin just made it lookhard, but nah, man, it can be pretty tough. Like, just the other day, as I was… View On WordPress

The Burden of Being Brilliant

The Burden of Being Brilliant

“But do I wonder what it would be like to be less incredible? Well, of course I think deep stuff like that… I’m incredible.”

- Derrick (Stephen Guarino), Happy Endings

As I struggle to get back into writing, it dawned on me… writing is hard, man! I mean, sure, part of me always thought Aaron Sorkin just made it lookhard, but nah, man, it can be pretty tough. Like, just the other day, as I was…

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These are the profound thoughts I have.
The Influence of Images in Television The Influence of Images in Television When I decided to go to school for film, my parents were supportive. They always have been, why should they stop now? Even as I decided to continue and go for my Master’s in Media & Cinema Studies, their devotion to me and my education was unwavering. They’d frequently tell people how proud they were of their son and his continued pursuit of higher education. It wasn’t until later that I noticed,… View On WordPress

The Influence of Images in Television

The Influence of Images in Television

When I decided to go to school for film, my parents were supportive. They always have been, why should they stop now? Even as I decided to continue and go for my Master’s in Media & Cinema Studies, their devotion to me and my education was unwavering. They’d frequently tell people how proud they were of their son and his continued pursuit of higher education. It wasn’t until later that I noticed,…

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Stop Mistaking My Introversion for Anti-Sociality. Stop Mistaking My Introversion for Anti-Sociality. “Besides, won’t you be lonely?” My father asked. “I mean, I would be if I lived alone.” I didn’t have the heart to tell him. Despite everything he and my mother had done to raise me right; the after-school play dates, the extracurricular activities, through all of it, I was… an introvert. Trust me, I would have had an easier time telling him I was beginning a new life as Glenda. See, “introvert”… View On WordPress

Stop Mistaking My Introversion for Anti-Sociality.

Stop Mistaking My Introversion for Anti-Sociality.

“Besides, won’t you be lonely?” My father asked. “I mean, I would be if I lived alone.”

I didn’t have the heart to tell him. Despite everything he and my mother had done to raise me right; the after-school play dates, the extracurricular activities, through all of it, I was… an introvert. Trust me, I would have had an easier time telling him I was beginning a new life as Glenda.

See, “introvert”…

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