American Spaghetti

The thing about spaghetti is, that it’s not Italian. It’s completely, unilaterally, and unequivocally American. It’s as american as apple pie, which, incidentally, was invented by the English in 1381 (Eschner 1). The recipe called for figs, raisins, pears, saffron, and apples. The English were healthy once, but now 26.9 percent of them are obese, […]

Are ‘Positive’ people ‘positively stupid’?

Hope is kind of like a snowball. Once you have a ‘positive’ mindset, you tend to continue to do well (or at least think you’re doing well) and you build on that positivity and turn your outlook into more tangible reward. Positive outlook is a statistical indicator of many things people value in life, including […]

What Ever Happened to The Movies?

        The movie business has been in trouble for years now, and although there’s been an uptick in 2018, the long term situation for the film industry looks very grim (Domestic 1). There are a lot of reasons for this decline, but it’s one that should be lamented and mourned, because chances […]


        For me, patience is the hardest part of being a writer. Many of us have goals, and I pity those of us who don’t. But we’re also not all in the same place in life. Some of us might have had more opportunity to pursue their goals, and others might not […]

Are incels really to blame?

           ‘Incels’ are a group of ‘involuntary celebates’: a group of male supremacists who believe that women would essentially be incapable of operating in society were it not for their vaginas, and that men are essentially their own ‘master-race’ who should dominate and control women, for the betterment of all humanity […]