Cosmopolitics is an old, barely-used term that has something to do with separating politics from culture in such a way that irrational and unrealistic ideas can be discussed outside the realm of reality. Essentially, a way for the apolitical “Cosmopolitan” or “Globalist” with no desire to inform themselves in the age of information to talk… Continue reading The New Cosmopolitics: Will America Ever Come Back From This?
In the midst of the sociopolitical and medical scare of the Chinese Coronavirus, thousands of Conservatives of various age groups convened for the annual CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) in DC. It was a fun and, at times, chaotic event, but also happened to be my first time attending, so I thought I’d share the… Continue reading A Scintillating Scenario at CPAC 2020
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!
A long time ago, you may remember that hip hop superstar, Cardi B (born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar) began to make a "stank" over the reality of her taxable income. Surely, the transition from being a stripper and hustler, allegedly robbing and assaulting clients, to a multi-millionaire rapper, wife and mother was nothing short of a… Continue reading Cardi B for Congress 2022
THE REAL DOCTOR (Chapter ?) Draft Written by Alex Gross (copyright 2019) Doctor Thomas Fenton wasn’t a real doctor. Not really. He called himself “doctor,” signed documents as “Doctor,” and introduced himself to his second, and third wife as “doctor,” but he wasn’t really a doctor at all. It bothered him of course, that he… Continue reading Space Force 6 (Chapter Excerpt)
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
It was a simpler time, back in October 2001. The nation couldn’t have possibly predicted what was soon to creep up on them with almost no warning whatsoever. When Waking Life, the rotoscoping philosophical masterpiece by Richard Linklater was released to limited audiences, minds were blown. The animation style of rotoscoping—drawing the animation cells over existing… Continue reading Amazon’s ‘Undone’ is a visual masterpiece
On September 12, 2019 it was announced that Pennsylvania native Shane Gillis would be joining the 45th season of NBC's Saturday Night Live. The long-running sketch comedy series has seen far better days and is teetering around an all-time-low in ratings and popularity. All the while, Shane Gillis--a writer, comedian and actor in his early… Continue reading The Deleterious Dilemma of Shane Gillis