“I wish to be Batkid.” – Miles, age 5
David Sewell McCann points out that “it is the mind that chases possibilities away. It is our rationalizations that shut the door on anything that challenges our small boundaries of what is possible.”
Being Super is a life long practice—one that involves the head, heart and a lot of courage. Oh, and plenty of crazy too.
Sam Sattin thinks there are better things for Ben Affleck to be doing in Hollywood than playing one of the most iconic superheroes in comic book canon.
An Tran has studied martial arts since childhood, mastered parkour and powerlifting, and is working on a bulletproof bodysuit.
Hollywood movies ignore the humanity of the men underneath the masks. Their internal struggles are as important as their superpowers.
Alex Yarde laments the lack of super-powered, highly intelligent female villains in comics, and longs for a super villain who is more than just a sexy sidekick.
My earliest memory is of wanting a grappling hook, so that I could climb walls like Batman. My boyfriend’s earliest memory is of being sexually abused.
Cameron Conaway believes that if Pope Francis were Mr. Francis the junior high teacher, he’d be lambasted and ridiculed by about 35% of the US population.
Long before to-do-list apps existed Benjamin Franklin was providing us with a daily schedule for success.
Alan Bishop worries we talk too much about the negative aspects of competition instead of focusing on all the positives.
“What just happened?” The court-appointed lawyer repeated Jackie Summers words, then replied tersely. “You got f***ed.”
Child laborers get the chance to share their stories through writing and art.
No words here, just a musical tribute.
Voting with your feet just got a whole lot easier.
Raoul Wieland tries to balance his natural-born privileges with his own sadness and feelings of being unmoored to any larger social issue.
Devon Sanders asks if you’d accept the burden of knowing everything about Michael Jackson’s life to possess his talent, fame and fortune for 24 hours.
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
Matthew Remski and Michael Stone write about the spirituality of fatherhood and family life.
Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to adults.