There’s something called multiverse theory. As I understand it, according to multiverse theory, rather than us living in the universe, we live in one of many universes, possibly an infinite number of them. The theory, or more accurately one of hundreds of articulations of the theory, in my rudimentary, pop culture understanding of it, goes … Continue reading Multiverse Theory
This election season has been atrocious when it comes to stigmatizing and ableist language in public political discourse. The Trump campaign has made insinuations about Hillary Clinton’s health, mental and physical, but more insidiously liberals have constantly felt free to publicly speculate about Donald Trump’s mental health. Donald Trump is crazy, they say. He’s a … Continue reading Wading Into the Murky Waters of Politics Part 2
Trigger warning: This post deals with the loss of a pregnancy. My partner recently had a miscarriage. There. I said it. This is a taboo subject. This is a very stigmatized subject. This is not something you talk about openly. It makes people uncomfortable. But it’s true. She had a miscarriage. We should not … Continue reading Mourning is Not Depression
“My life is a package tour and I am simply the passenger.” - Lucas I have no idea who I am. I can tell you a lot of things. I can tell you, for instance, that George Fullerton is far more responsible for the iconic Fender Stratocaster than Leo Fender. Leo was an engineer. His … Continue reading Who Am I?
“I try to laugh about it, cover it all up with lies. I try and laugh about it, hiding the tears in my eyes. 'Cause boys don't cry. Boys don’t cry.” - The Cure *This post deals exclusively with gender binaries. I acknowledge that gender is not binary. However I am looking specifically at toxic … Continue reading The Toxic Masculinity Tone Police