The Mass Murder That Hits Every American Nerve

Forty-nine people have died and 53 more are wounded following the largest mass shooting in modern American history, which happened Sunday morning between 2-5AM EST. The shooting took place at a LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The suspected shooter is Omar Mateen, an American citizen who was shot and killed in a SWAT assault after … More The Mass Murder That Hits Every American Nerve

Star Wars and the Death Throes of the White Male Hero Trope

With the release of a new Star Wars movie it was inevitable that my closest friends and I would end up re-watching the original trilogy. Like the countless¬†other fans who did this, we wanted to too boost that feeling of nostalgia and excitement before JJ Abrams blew our minds with new characters, a new story … More Star Wars and the Death Throes of the White Male Hero Trope