Death on Vinyl

I’m waiting for that record scratch moment when something so insane and horrible happens that the whole country stops and goes “OK, wait, this is not cool!” and we can all agree on a more reasonable compromise for the better. It may be too late. We may be past our ability to be affected as [...]

Humanity Graded on a Curve

At our absolute worst, we consistently allow our need for personal satisfaction and comfort to precede those same needs in others, from the nameless and faceless, to those with whom we are personally invested. At our best, we do the same, just a little less often, and, in some cases, we feel the regret for our [...]

The Age of Enlitenment

(La Liberte an mangeant le peuple) I wonder if these are the last desperate gasps of the old regime or if the revolution is so poorly conceived that nostalgia will pave the way to something much worse. Only the erosion of time will reveal how the highly subjective eye of history will dictate it. How are [...]

Fault’s Dilemma

(Us, Love it or Leave it) The illusion of choice gives us the misplaced pride and paranoia we need to dislocate ourselves from one another, from our suspiciously obvious commonalities. We are now, more so than ever, controlled and convinced that the counterfeit dichotomy of either/or is an easier "truth" to accept. We celebrate our [...]