Why is Everyone So Angry?

Two weeks ago we discussed how toxic fandoms can become, especially in online discourse. And in writing that blog, I realized there was a much bigger issue at play that I also wanted to address: Why is everyone so angry? I feel like I’ve gotten trapped inadvertently in a global outrage cycle. For a while,... Continue Reading →

Fake News, Censorship, and Propaganda

I’ve been thinking a lot about this outbreak of “fake news” running rampant on social media and goaded on by the bloodbath that was the 2016 election cycle and what it means for censorship as well as its influence on the seemingly ever-widening divide between liberal and conservative viewpoints. I have the unique place of... Continue Reading →

Election Anxiety

I'm pretty numb today. After months of slowly building anxiety--chest-tightening, tears to your eyes, can't breathe kind of anxiety--I held this hope that it would finally be okay to breath out again. I even had a vlog planned for next Tuesday tentatively titled "Thank Goodness That's Over," but there was always the nagging fear in... Continue Reading →

Why the 2016 Presidential Election is Already Over

It’s October 19th and there are a little under 3 weeks left until the 2016 Presidential Election, but I’d like to suggest that the election is already over.  Why?  You might ask. Is this going to be one of those “Donald Trump has run himself into the ground so Hillary has already won” pieces? No,... Continue Reading →

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