The Rise and Fall of Free Speech in America: A Retrospection

The Rise and Fall of Free Speech in America by D.W. Griffith (Palala Press, September 2015) In 1916, Hollywood filmmaker W.D. Griffith published a…


Why Protestants Struggle in Literature

Why do Protestants struggle to write good literature? It’s a question I’ve asked myself recently. I was inspired to think this over in part by some…


Laura Loomer Has Been Cursed by Shakespeare

On June 16th, 2017, the New York Public Theatre staged a production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. This production would use modern costuming.…


The Dark Tower: What’s Good, Bad, and Ugly About the Film

So let us palaver (discuss). I’ve always said that Book 1 of Stephen King's Dark Tower series was a weird novel. Three read-throughs of the novel has…


Goodbye, Mr. Bond

Recently, it was announced that Lashana Lynch will be portraying the new Agent 007, with the “James Bond” acting in a retirement role. How you react…


Auditory Blackface? A Review of Loqueesha

When I first heard about Loqueesha, I was not exactly excited to see the movie as much as I was excited to see people mad on Twitter. The trailer hit…


Angelou’s Self-Actualization in Gather Together in My Name

Gather Together in My Name by Maya Angelou (Random House, April 2009) A personal account of her teenage life as an African-American mother, dancer,…


Breaking Porn Taboos: A Review of Hot Crazy Mess

Hot Crazy Mess (HCM) is a new site from the increasingly popular Nubiles Network, probably best known for MomsTeachSex and PetiteHDPorn. HCM traffics…


I Just Wanna Grill: A Meditation in Appreciation of My Morning Jacket’s It Still Moves

It Still Moves by My Morning Jacket (ATO Records, September 2003) A wise man once asked: “Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot in vain?” Why…


Destroy All Men: An Analysis of About Last Night

I bought a DVD player from Target, and maybe I should have gone to Best Buy, because what I didn’t realize was that what I got wasn’t what I’d paid…