I am a writer. My life revolves around arranging words in a way that people find pleasing and, hopefully, are willing to give me money to read. This is a strange way to live and I can’t say that it’s something I enjoy. Rather, it is that it is a thing I can’t not do. … Continue reading Blame it on the Books
As I've mentioned before, I'm a literature major and if I've learned anything in my study of belles-lettres, it's that fiction hasn't fared very well in this postmodern world. I don’t mean quality-wise; there’s plenty of fiction out there that holds its own with Hemingway, Hurston, or Fitzgerald. For example, Margaret Atwood tackles Christian theonomy … Continue reading Go Home GQ, You’re Drunk
Are We Really Having This Conversation Again? By now, you've heard about the van attack in Toronto where Alek Minassian allegedly drove onto the sidewalk and mowed down pedestrians, killing ten and injuring fourteen. You may have also heard of a possible motive: his lack of success with women. If you're thinking this sounds familiar, you're … Continue reading Are We Really Having This Conversation Again?
I'm going to let you in on a little secret: Even though I'm a man, I don't like sports. And, because of that, I don’t get the male obsession with sports. Make no mistake, friends, men are obsessed with sports. Next time you're out having lunch, eavesdrop on the conversation of a group of guys and I … Continue reading Sports are Dumb
Not a day goes by when I don't see something about "those damn millennials" in my social media feeds. All too often, it's some Baby Boomer bitching about how young people are too attached to their cell phones and want everything handed to them on a plate because they got a participation trophy when they … Continue reading Those Damn Millennials