This week, a Federal Judge in Philadelphia approved the city's (and the nation's) first "safe" heroin injection site for operation. The nonprofit organization, Safehouse, whose goal it is to establish legal opium dens all across the city, put up a long battle against various communities and attorneys over this proposal. However, one can't help but… Continue reading The Sordid State of Safe Injection Sites
https://videopress.com/v/eUpKIUut?preloadContent=metadata Manayunk’s latest local pub is introducing Tuesday Night Trivia, starting March 24th at 8pm and every Tuesday after that, hosted by Quizmaster Alex Gross (www.sailortwift.com). Seating is limited so gather your teams and get there early! Located at Terrace and Markle Streets in beautiful Manayunk, Taps & Bourbon features a high tech pour-your-own craft… Continue reading Trivia Tuesdays coming to Taps & Bourbon in Manayunk!
It is a dark time. The few remaining American people of kind heart and mind on the political left have lost nearly all common sense and credibility (if they had any to begin with) and we are unable to come together for similar values and goals. How did we get here? Cognitive dissonance within certain… Continue reading Big ideas and bad actors: The death of modernity
The strange death of the Wissahickon Valley has seemingly come out of nowhere. But with denial, hang-wringing, and a refusal to accept any accountability for their own domestic and social policies, the people of Philadelphia are ensuring it will only get worse.
Every time a seemingly random act of violence occurs, our brains rely on social and cultural clues to bring some sense of reason to what is potentially unreasonable. Our brains, however, have another natural response to contradicting stimuli or irrational behavior; and that's called "cognitive dissonance." Cognitive dissonance occurs when one is aware that something… Continue reading Maybe our relationship with video games isn’t so simple
At long last, Sailor Twift MAGAzine is back...and just in time for Mid-Summer Madness! Our first cover-story is Lorne Mugawnagoats' exciting new therapeutic and religious exercise: Spiritworkers Angel-Light Healing. She and her mysterious student (prisoner?) treat you to intricate and fascinating demonstrations and explanations of the amazing healing power of metaphysical angel-light. https://youtu.be/b3oveTTKyV0 Everybody is raving about Little Breakfast Boy--a middle-aged manchild… Continue reading Sailor Twift MAGAzine: July Issue 2019
PHILADELPHIA--Public elementary school in the Wissahickon section of Philadelphia brands their weed-infested lot as a "meadow," Neighbors claim. While the excuse given seems to be that the overgrown and underserved corner lot, slowly overtaking the school's sign, is a beautiful garden and haven for local wildlife, the reality of the situation is that the weeds… Continue reading “Dangerous weeds” overtake Cook Wissahickon School
Whether you're too young to remember, or the hyper-speed news cycle has rendered your long-term memory functionally obsolete, you may find it difficult to recall the tumultuous 1990s discussions about broad multimedia censorship. There have been violent video games since the 1970s, but the 90s really drove home the visceral content both figuratively and literally.… Continue reading In a Dark Dark Web (and other stories)