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)
Despite being oversaturated with historic monuments, murals, structures, and artifacts in the great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and specifically the city of Philadelphia, it is endlessly troubling how detached our citizens seem to be from that history. Recently, a small, but nevertheless obnoxious, group of individuals led by Councilwoman-at-Large and Asian spirit who kills you seven… Continue reading Is Philly’s Octavius Catto Monument a Warning?
Lately my brain has been a McDonald's PlayPlace of ambivalence and disgruntled pessimism over our country's current political climate. I can't bring myself to be apathetic because--in all honesty--there aren't many issues that I would consider myself to be "on-the-fence" or "*shrugging my shoulders*" about. (Don't you love how we can use those little action… Continue reading What the fuck are we doing? Examining the Political Climate of 2010