Book Reviews: Ride or Die

Ride or Die by James Newman Do you remember where you were, what you were doing, or your age when you first realized that your parents weren’t perfect? Perhaps one day you discovered that your parents’ marriage wasn’t everything you thought that it was. Maybe you saw or heard one or both of your parents … Read more

California Recall: It Must Be The Fault of Black Men

As you may have heard the petition to recall Democratic California governor Gavin Newsom and replace him with noted nutjob Republican Larry Elder failed spectacularly. About 64% of the electorate voted “no” on the recall. 36% voted “yes”. As California is a heavily Democratic state while Elder is an odious person, even for a Black … Read more

Movie Reviews: Death Wish (2018), Midnighters

Death Wish directed by Eli Roth This is a remake of the iconic 1974 Charles Bronson movie. Some┬ápeople who share some of my political affinities often sneer at vigilante films, thinking them by definition fascist, racist, authoritarian, gun-crazed, misogynist, sexist, and any sort of other “bad thought” insult they can hurl. I don’t see things … Read more