Gray Clouds: Diagnosed and depressed in the Emerald City

Chapter VII: It was mid-January and I had returned to familiar territory: jobless and scrambling to put together enough income to make it another month.

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Roger Ebert and the Beauty of Art Criticism

This week, we lost one of the greatest film critics to ever live. Roger Ebert was a legend in the world of cinephiles, and even casual movie fans know the iconic 'Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down' review that he and the late Gene Siskel made famous on their seminal review show, "At The Movies." The man who … Continue reading Roger Ebert and the Beauty of Art Criticism

Neutrality (or, You’re so vain, you probably think this blog is about you)

False Equivalents There has been an interesting (albeit, predictable) reaction to Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's recent rally:  A lot of people accusing the Rally of creating a 'false equivalency' between the two opposing sides of the political spectrum.  Never mind that the Rally's point was to shed light on the frequent false equivalencies spouted … Continue reading Neutrality (or, You’re so vain, you probably think this blog is about you)