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What Taylor Swift’s New Song is Really Saying

I’m not sure if this is ok to admit, but I’m a thirty-five-year-old father of four and I just watched Taylor Swift’s new single and animated music video, “Look What You Made Me Do.” But, there you have it. And I’ll be honest, as a fan of music and a kid who grew up in the pop culture era, I was a bit uneasy after watching it. Why? Because I immediately saw history repeating itself—maybe. Much like Elvis Presley, Michael […]

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American Frankenstein

2016 has brought me to my knees. The news has been horrendous enough, but the subsequent fallout is what has broken me. Like many of my fellow citizens, I’m sadden by the state of our country and at the same time I’m puzzled. I find myself asking, “How did this happen?” As I survey the landscape, I can’t help but think that Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Frankenstein, is unfolding before our eyes. We’re Dr. Victor Frankenstein, obsessed with bringing something to life to deal […]

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The Real Issue With The Brian Williams Situation

It has been interesting watching the media’s response to the Brian Williams debacle. In a world where they usually devour political figures, sports stars, and A-listers, they have turned the knife on one of their own in a curious form of professional cannibalism. Even during the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, they didn’t hesitate to join suit as Jerry Seinfeld took the stage mocking Williams, saying, “You know there are so many things about Saturday Night Live that people […]

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