trying to remember some things (digging up old memories)

I don’t remember much about our first apartment. a beautiful old stone planter taller than I yet un-looming a wonderful pale gray fleurs de lis in bold carving on the side. it housed the hydrangea bush its blushing petals in the venetian sunlight beams glancing past and off the tv screen: it becomes an artifact,

Blow Out the Fyre

This January, two competing documentaries set the internet ablaze; “FYRE: The Greatest Party that Never Happened” hit Netflix January 18, while Hulu’s “Fyre Fraud,” dropped four days prior. Both films tell the infamous tale of a luxury music festival gone wrong that was meant to take place in the Bahamas in April 2017. FYRE Festival

“Just a Kid”: Questioning Selective Accountability in the Media

On January 18, online videos emerged of a teenage boy wearing a “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) hat and smirking at a Native American elder who was beating a drum on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. The initial clip was about a minute long and went viral within a matter of hours. A clear

The Burnout Generation

What does it mean to be exceptional? For many millennials born roughly between 1981 and 1996, as well as the generation that follows them, being exceptional is not just an aspiration. It’s a way of surviving under the increasingly volatile political and economic conditions that define our reality today. In Buzzfeed News’ “How Millennials Became

Behind the Record: The true costs of the longest government shutdown

Regardless of your views on the President of the United States, Donald Trump, there’s one thing about him that cannot be disputed: he is a record setter. He is the oldest and wealthiest person to ever be sworn into office. He is the first president with no prior military or government experience. And now, he