Spike Lee won Best Director for Blackkklansman. It’s a good flick. It’s not his best work I’d predictably say that’s Do the Right Thing with it’s particularly relevant final scene in today’s era of awareness about the murderous transgressions of police officers. But there’s a long history of Oscars being handed out to winners for […]Read More Spread Love, It’s The Brooklyn Way
Yesterday I wrote a post about anti-choice, Orange Hitler (commonly known as Trump) supporter Nick Sandmann. I haven’t been blogging long. And aside from a few college friends, no one has been reading my shit. (I calculated and I average 6.9 views per post). That’s fine. I write because it entertains me. Yesterday’s post garnered […]Read More The 123’s of Me: Analyze Myself: Who Else Will?
There is a developing story about this teenager and the first shorter viral video and the subsequent longer, uncut video, and the statement by the teenager in the photo. I haven’t watched either. Why? He’s wearing a Trump campaign hat. That means he’s an asshole, (most likely) a racist, from a red state, an idiot, […]Read More I Don’t Need To Watch the Nick Sandmann Viral Video
For Trayvon Martin. And for the countless number of black people who have been denigrated, abused, physically assaulted, mentally traumatized, and murdered by police, I am making a change. If there is ever a need for an additional layer (or layer) of clothing (beyond my typical t-shirt) due to colder weather, my top layer will […]Read More The Man In…The Hoodie?
When I was a much younger man, the Dallas Cowboys were a very successful football team. They won 3 Super Bowls in 4 years, a then-record accomplishment. I thoroughly enjoyed living vicariously through their accomplishments. I was a BIG fan. But then, in probably the first in a nearly endless series of asinine decisions, Jerry […]Read More Goodbye Old Friend