Why I Defend the Person Who Rejected Me

People make mistakes. Sometimes, they react poorly when they’re exposed to something shocking.

What Imagineers of the Past Thought Today Would be Like

Future? For imagineers in the last century we are the wild future. What did they think it would be like? Some were amazingly accurate.

How I Discovered Hate in Plain Sight on a Popular Sculpture

Matt Sweetwood’s son in law was thrilled to give a tour of the lakeside. The art that adorned it had a nasty surprise for both men however. Tucked in its artistry were words that bore into Sweetwood’s soul.

What My Son’s Stay in a Psychiatric Hospital Taught Me About Resilience

Neither he, nor I, can pinpoint one obviously traumatic event that created his pain, but his life is littered with pain past and present. It is pain from a thousand tiny cuts that add up to one massive hemorrhage.

A Dad, Devastated by Divorce, Shares the 10 Secrets to Making It Work

After becoming the proud dad to five kids, Matt Sweetwood was handed a horrific divorce. Rather than allowing it to defeat him, he found a way to not only survive, but to find peace and success as a father. Here is how he did it.

Divorce Happens Gradually, Then Suddenly

Hit with a surprise divorce, newly-separated mom Jenny Kanevksy stands up, shakes herself off, doesn’t look back, and roars.

What Losing My Father At Age 21 Taught Me About Life

Call both of your parents, have a conversation with them and tell them you love them. Do this, because one day you won’t be able to do so and then you just might regret it.

Anzor Tsarnaev: Devoted or Delusional?

In the aftermath of the Boston Bombing, Anzor Tsarnaev defends his sons despite everything he has seen and heard.

The Cognitive Dissonance of Game Violence

A new generation of first-person shooter games causes players to reconsider violence and control.

Fierce Resistance

Why do we continue to blame the victims of sexual assault?

Comics: The Final Issue of Static Shock Hits Stands Today [@dccomics @marcbernardin]

The last of Dwayne McDuffie’s creations leaves comic book shelves today, and we have an early look.

Opinion: The Commentary Track for the March 8th Buy Pile, Issue #28 [@cbr] “Happy Anniversary!”

An analysis of elements from Hannibal Tabu’s reviews column on Comic Book Resources.

Comics: Every Black Writer In Mainstream Comics Got Fired Today [@DCComics]

DC Comics had quite a surprise for fans, eliminating Black voices from mainstream comics.

Comics: John Rozum Leaves Static Shock [BREAKING NEWS, UPDATED]

The Milestone Media veteran leaves the New 52 title suddenly, and we’re on the scene.