This past Sunday, FOX broadcast the much-hyped, much anticipated live version of Rent. I'll be honest, when I first saw the teaser about three weeks ago, I was a bit nervous. You see, Rent is the story of several artists living in New York City at the turn of the decade (from 1989 to 1990).… Continue reading Cause Everything Is Rent… Benny’s Defense
Growing up Catholic, I was taught the fundamental difference between good and bad. Part of my parochial education was learning what constitutes a true mistake, a mortal sin, and original sin- the sin that comes to us in birth originated by the first sin committed by Adam and Eve. I also learned that one has… Continue reading Why “The Good Place” is the Most Brilliant Thing on Television Right Now
The popularity of television is largely due to the fact that it brings forth characters that are relate able and realistic in such a way that many times we feel as though we could know these people. They come into our homes every week, sometimes every day, and as such we unconsciously sometimes feel a connection… Continue reading Somebody to Love
My husband has asked. My mother has asked. My son has asked. You have probably asked. I have a thing for Alexander Hamilton. There. I said it. It’s out now. And you know what… it’s not weird… It’s not. My enchantment with “the ten dollar founding father” began a few years ago, coincidentally when the… Continue reading I Owe an Explanation
I love to read. It’s the only thing where you can be whoever you want and go wherever you want without even leaving your seat. I thought for a long time about whether or not I would say something about the last book I read, as I turned the last page with my mouth wide… Continue reading The Future is Female- A Look Into The Power and Female Empowerment
Originally written 14 July 2017, some parts added 14 May 2018 Fort Carson, CO Dear Mr. Miranda, May I call you Lin? I’m going to thank you in advance for your time and I ask that you forgive my loquaciousness in advance. Listen, I don’t normally do this sort of thing… writing letters to people… Continue reading A Letter…
Greetings Gumshoes, Where in the World/in Time is Carmen Sandiego is perhaps one of my most favorite childhood shows. Hosted by the late Lynn Thigpen, a boss in her own right, Carmen Sandiego invited kids enrolled at New York City public schools to join A.C.M.E, an organization dedicated to fighting crime, especially those that threaten… Continue reading All I Needed to Know About Life, I Learned From…Carmen Sandiego
Warning: This post is about to piss some people off. But... I do not care. Guns. We live in a country where there are people who treat their guns like members of the family. They collect them, use them, clean and take of them. I currently live in a state with open carry laws, meaning… Continue reading Should This Even Still Be A Question??
From Wentz we came... In Foles, we trusted! February 4, 2018. A day that will forever live on in Philadelphia history. On this day, my beloved Philadelphia Eagles claimed the franchise’s very first Lombardi Trophy symbolic of their Super Bowl victory. I watched the game, nerves wrecked and acrylic paint chipping off my fingernails. I… Continue reading 58 Years
Written as I listen to Motown Philly by Boyz II Men. My “Philly Philly” Playlist will be on repeat throughout the next two weeks. Underdogs. n. a competitor thought to have little to no chance of winning a fight or contest. NO CHANCE!!! Did you hear that Philadelphia?! We. Are. Underdogs. This is not the… Continue reading Where My Dogs At?