PewDiePie, The Importance of Context, and How Pepe is Destroying the Legacy Media

PewDiePie, The Importance of Context, and How Pepe is Destroying the Legacy Media

On February 14th, the Wall Street Journal published an article on Felix Kjellber, otherwise known as PewDiePie, saying that his videos displayed Nazi imagery and anti-Semitic rhetoric. As a result of the hit piece, Disney dropped PewDiePie from their Maker Studio, […]

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A Review of You’re Imagining Things and How Where You Direct Your Attention is Magic

A Review of You’re Imagining Things and How Where You Direct Your Attention is Magic

There has been a tradition that spans back to ancient times that attempts to communicate to people how to live the life you desire for yourself. The authors may be different, and their words may have changed, but the message given […]

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The “Muslim Ban” and How Trump Could Better Implemenet Policy

The “Muslim Ban” and How Trump Could Better Implemenet Policy

This past weekend, Trump signed an executive order that included a 90-day ban on travel to the United States by citizens of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen as well as a 120-day suspension of the U.S. refugee […]

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Icon: An Interview with Millie Efraim

Icon: An Interview with Millie Efraim

Millie Efraim is a modern day cultural critic and creator who aspires to set her own path in what she calls a world gone astray. From her video commentary to her satiric posts, Millie is not afraid to push the boundaries […]

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How Pissgate Completely Destroyed the Integrity of the Mainstream Media

How Pissgate Completely Destroyed the Integrity of the Mainstream Media

Yesterday, Buzzfeed News published a bogus story saying that Trump had deep ties to Russia. They claim that the two were so intertwined that the Kremlin gathered enough information to blackmail him. Social media aptly hashtagged the ordeal as Pissgate. In […]

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The Media is Losing it Over a Cartoon Frog

The Media is Losing it Over a Cartoon Frog

Over the past week, media outlets the likes of Vox and Mic have released stories concerning everyone’s favorite meme, Pepe the Frog. A week ago, Cooper Fleishman authored an article titled “Wendy’s just tweeted the Pepe the Frog meme, a […]

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How Draining the Swamp Could Become a Reality

How Draining the Swamp Could Become a Reality

As the 115th session of Congress converges and Trump prepares for his inauguration, two landmark proposals introduced in the Senate have the capacity to alter the way the Beltway operates. What makes these pieces of legislation, term limits and auditing […]

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Reflections on Past Missteps and Resolutions for the New Year

Reflections on Past Missteps and Resolutions for the New Year

As 2017 hits and its dawns on me that 2008 was nine years ago, it reminds me how fast time has gone. Looking back on what my concerns were nearly a decade ago, even a few years ago, is somewhat […]

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How The Internet is Breaking Humanity’s Mass Hypnosis

How The Internet is Breaking Humanity’s Mass Hypnosis

Recently, a patron and friend of mine, Romi Ezzo commented on an older blog post I wrote titled  Land of the Free, Home of the Cage. In the comments, he says: After reading this blog, I couldn’t help but think […]

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Millennials, Multiple Hustles, and How the Internet Economy is Disrupting Everything

Millennials, Multiple Hustles, and How the Internet Economy is Disrupting Everything

When I graduated from college, I had no idea what I was going to do after. It was a position that I and many of my peers were in as we entered the ‘real world’ in 2016. Countless job applications, […]

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