Breaking Free from the Arctic Ice, into the Prison of PTSD

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Like the childhood monsters that lurked under our beds, Sprague Theobald found that PTSD, too, is terrified of the light.

A School, A Gun, and a Generation’s Burden

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Brian Shea reflects on violence in schools vs. his memories of years ago. And calls upon a new generation to find their own way.

New Convos With My 2-Year-Old Video: Leaves

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Are you doing nature right? Did you hear something? Convos With My 2-Year-Old is here to help!

“If the football program is producing boys like these, it should be shut down right now because it’s creating monsters.”

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Should the Steubenville football program and other programs whose students commit sexual assault be shut down?

Shame and Violence: The Connecticut School Shooting and Hate

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Tragedy comes from repressed shame, not from being too permissive with people.

The Girl with the Smurf Tattoo

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It’s hard to avoid reading into someone’s appearance, especially when they’re intended to intimidate.

Guestpost #86: Roxanne Porter – Ten Things I’ve Learned From Netflix

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Guestposter Roxanne Porter shares what she has learned from Netflix

Sandusky, Paterno, Rick Reilly, & Me

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Marcus Williams thinks that when Rick Reilly went hard on Paterno, he may have let the rest of us off too easy.

Lois Lane

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Superman has no need for Lois Lane.

“As a victim of child sex abuse, I wish someone acted violently against my offender.”

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This is a comment by MsRN on the post “Talking Myself Out of Murdering Jerry Sandusky”.

The Progression of Regret

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William Henderson has divided the stages of regret into five plains of devastation.

A ‘Call Me Maybe’ Parody to Watch With Your Kids

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Cookie Monster puts a family-friendly spin on the cloyingly popular Tween sensation “Call Me, Maybe” that makes the original song significantly more tolerable.

The Monster at the End of This Post

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The first rule of monsters is learning who is a monster.

The Monster Engine: An Interview with Dave DeVries

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Dave DeVries’ monumental art project transforms conceptual children’s drawings into some of strangest looking monsters ever conceived.