At the core of American racism during the late 19th and early 20thcenturies lies a putrid heart of darkness—filled with white supremacy, escalating horrific violence, and the continuing mount of cultural and racial segregation in the United States through various means physical and judicial. The prevalence found in the relationship of this brutality led to … Continue reading American Segregation: The Mask Unveiled
June 2009 Not in the least do I find a tinge of coincidence that my first full day as a husband, as the head of a household and of my own new family, is the same day as Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21—a day, which, as I awake, I will reflect on the great man, … Continue reading A Greater Plan: A Son Remembers His Dad on Father’s Day
Thomas Thwaites has an English accent. I have a southern Virginia accent. Although there is absolutely no audio to go along with this, thus making the last two sentences pointless, you should, regardless, visit The Nervous Breakdown to read my interview (“Thomas Thwaites: Deconstructed“) with the young inventor and author of The Toaster Project: Or … Continue reading Interview with Thomas Thwaites, author of The Toaster Project
I Just Want to Write It was far easier to write when no one knew I wrote, when I didn’t consider myself a writer at all. Having boxed myself in, constricted by a label (“writer”) I find it suffocating and counterproductive. To return to the carefree days of pecking away at the keys or scribbling … Continue reading I Don’t Want To Be a Writer Anymore: Part I
THE VOICE WAS UNMISTAKABLE. Sharp and high-pitched as it pushed its way from the ceiling down to the floor. I listened more attentively trying to peg the voice. Then it hit me. “Is that that Billy Corgan?” I asked my wife. We were walking into a popular clothing store.